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  1. REPORT OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL ON THE UNITED NATIONS VERIFICATION MISSION IN IRAQ (S/2018/677)

    Period: April 2018 - July 2018

    Prepared by Mikayla Varunok

     

    Thursday, August 2, 2018
    Secretary General Reports102 581
  2. Women, Peace and Security: Keeping the Promise. How to revilatlize the agenda 15 years after unscr 1325

    In 2000, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 1325 to uphold women’s rights in conflict and their roles in peac

    Thursday, September 3, 2015
    Reports/Policy Briefs92 488
  3. Second report of the Secretary-General pursuant to paragraph 6 of resolution 2169 (2014).

    Time and Topic: Covering the period from 31 October 2014 to 2 February 2015, the report covers the k

    Monday, February 2, 2015
    Secretary General Reports93 498
  4. IRAQ: Sexual Violence as a War Strategy in Iraq

    In the last few days, while the world has been overwhelmed by the flow of information about atrocities committed by I

    Monday, August 11, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 462
  5. REPORT: "No One is Safe" The Abuse of Women in Iraq's Criminal Justice System

    February 7, 2014 - Both men and women suffer from the severe flaws of the criminal justice system.

    Wednesday, February 12, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 870
  6. IRAQ: Iraq Illegally Detains Thousands of Women, Tortures Many: HRW

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi authorities are detaining thousands of women illegally and subjecting many to torture and i

    Thursday, February 6, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 231
  7. IRAQ: Was Life for Iraqi Women Better Under Saddam?

    In March 2004, President George W.

    Tuesday, March 19, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 872
  8. IRAQ: Interview: UN Women Helping "Raise Voice of Iraqi Women"

    Among chaos in neighboring Syria and increasing refugees fleeing to Iraq, many Iraqi women are fighting to stop bruta

    Tuesday, February 5, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 794
  9. IRAQ: Female Suicide Bombers 'Weapon of Choice' for Al-Qaida, Expert Says

    Women have been involved in terrorist activities for more than 100 years, but from 2007 to 2008 there was an 800 perc

    Monday, December 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 690
  10. IRAQ: Salbi Discusses Iraqi Women's Rights

    Zainab Salbi, the founder of the nonprofit humanitarian organization Women for Women International and author of &ldq

    Friday, October 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 471
  11. IRAQ: Women Organization Helped Bring Down Trafficking Chain in Iraq

    Security forces in Iraq have arrested Eman ”Dakhiliya”, who run one of the worse trafficking chains in Ba

    Thursday, September 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 361
  12. MIDDLE EAST: Arab Spring vs. Women's Rights

    In the "Arab Spring" countries in transition, women are now marginalized or excluded entirely from politica

    Thursday, June 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 156
  13. IRAQ and KURDISTAN: Where Arranged Marriages Are Customary, Suicides Grow More Common

    With her father sitting nearby, 16-year-old Jenan Merza struggled to explain why she was lying in bed recovering from

    Wednesday, June 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 098
  14. IRAQ: Study Shows Female Genital Mutilation is Common in Kirkuk, Iraq

    For the first time, an empirical study proved that female genital mutilation is also prevalent in parts of Iraq beyon

    Wednesday, April 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 994
  15. IRAQ: "Honor Killings" Require Tougher Laws, Say Iraqi Women

    Near the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, a father doused his three teenage daughters with boiling water and shot them

    Tuesday, March 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 879
  16. IRAQ: Gender and Conflict in Iraq

    Gender violence in conflict zones can stem from a multitude of factors – societal customs, ideologies, stress,

    Wednesday, February 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 832
  17. IRAQ: Silent victims: Iraqi women trafficked for sex, report says

    For thousands of Iraqi women and girls, the conflict that began in 2003 was only the start of their ordeals.

    Thursday, November 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 421
  18. IRAQ: Karamatuna: Investigation into the Sex Trafficking of Iraqi Women and Girls

    The Karamatuna programme addresses the trafficking of women and children in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) f

    Thursday, November 10, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 529
  19. IRAQ: Female Trafficking Soars in Iraq

    Rania was 16 years old when officials raped her during Saddam Hussein's 1991 crackdown in Iraq's Shia south.

    Friday, September 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 186
  20. IRAQ: Fight for Women's Rights Begins All Over Again

    When a middle-aged mother took a taxi alone from Baghdad to Nasiriyah, about 300 kilometres south earlier this year,

    Tuesday, September 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 178
  21. IRAQ: Human Rights in Iraq Remain Fragile Amid Armed Violence, Torture and Impunity – UN

    Armed violence continues to affect large numbers of Iraqis, with minorities, women and children suffering disproporti

    Tuesday, August 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 152
  22. IRAQ: MADRE Denounces Sexual Violence Against Iraqi Women Protesters

    A petition from MADRE, a global women's rights organization, is accusing Iraqi government security forces of sexually

    Tuesday, July 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 131
  23. IRAQ: Activists: Protesters Beaten in Baghdad

    At least seven anti-government protesters were arrested and beaten by Iraqi security forces as hundreds of angry demo

    Friday, July 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 077
  24. INTERNATIONAL: Salute To Women Driving Revolutions

    What do driving, voting, wearing pants, and protesting have in common?

    Friday, July 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 080
  25. INTERNATIONAL: Violence Against Women Surges When War Is

    Rosemary Gonzalez was murdered in 2009, the victim of a war that ended in 1996.

    Thursday, June 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 991
  26. INTERNATIONAL/IRAQ: The Word on Women - The Other Tahrir Square

    Last week, a group of twenty-five women who were demonstrating for peace and democracy in Baghdad's Tahrir Square

    Thursday, June 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 988
  27. IRAQ: Feminists Attacked in Pro-Democracy Rally in Baghdad

    On June 13, four women participating in a democracy demonstration at Tahrir Square in Baghdad were molested and beate

    Tuesday, June 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 813
  28. IRAQ/UGANDA: Ugandan Women Tricked into Domestic Slavery in Iraq

    The BBC has the first detailed accounts of how Ugandan women ended up in domestic slavery in Iraq, and the extraordin

    Thursday, March 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 833
  29. IRAQ: Iraqi Women Come Together Fighting Violence Against Women

    The Ministry of State for Women Affairs agreed on Thursday with the Ministries of Health, Labor and Interior and the

    Thursday, March 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 459
  30. IRAQ: Eight Years of Abuses and Impunity

    A leading human rights group released a report Monday documenting the proliferation of human rights abuses in Iraq si

    Monday, February 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 301
  31. IRAQ: No Country for Women

    The improved political representation of women in Iraq is in sharp contrast to their broader disempowerment, as highl

    Sunday, November 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 642
  32. Violence Against Women in Iraq Factsheet

    Violence against women and girls is a violation of human rights, causing physical, sexual and psychological suffering

    Thursday, November 25, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 063
  33. IRAQ: Woman Killed in Fresh Violence in Iraq

    Continued militancy has taken the life of a woman in Iraq's northern province of Nineveh while others have been wound

    Thursday, September 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 067
  34. IRAQ: Trafficking of Iraqi Women Rampant Despite U.S. Commitment To End It

    Two months ago, the State Department released its 2010 Trafficking in Persons Report (TiP Report), laying out a pictu

    Wednesday, August 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 932
  35. IRAQ: Scared Women Are Packing Pistols in Iraq

    Each night before she goes to sleep, Umm Shekar checks to make sure her pistol is loaded and tucks it beneath her mat

    Sunday, August 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 895
  36. IRAQ: Women Take up Arms in Iraq's Wild West

    Sporting a long blue dress and white headscarf, Umm Omar barely blinks as she whips out a pistol in her garden.

    Wednesday, August 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 754
  37. IRAQ: 3 women, 1 child killed in Attack on Family in Iraq's Anbar

    Three women and a child from one family were killed and six others wounded when gunmen attacked a house near the city

    Wednesday, July 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 550
  38. IRAQ: Iraq still blackspot for human rights, says UN

    A UN report on Iraq shows human rights in the country remain a cause for concern, in spite of improvements in securit

    Saturday, July 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 549
  39. Climate of Fear: Sexual Violence and Abduction of Women and Girls In Baghdad

    At a time when insecurity is on the rise in Baghdad, women and girls in Baghdad told Human Rights Watch that the inse

    Thursday, July 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 745
  40. They Took Me and Told Me Nothing: Female Genital Mutilation in Iraqi Kurdistan

    In Iraqi Kurdistan a survey by the Ministry of Human Rights in 2009 suggests that in one district over 40 percent of

    Tuesday, June 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 579
  41. SEMINAR: To Remember Du'a Khalil Aswad

    On the third anniversary of the stoning of Du'a Khalil Aswad to death in public and in condemnation of all forms of v

    Tuesday, May 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 062
  42. AUSTRALIA: Australia Increases Support for Women in Conflict Situations

    Today, International Women's Day, marks the economic, social and political achievements of women.

    Monday, March 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 689
  43. Prostitution and Trafficking of Women and Girls in Iraq

    In spite of the Organization of Women's Freedom in Iraq (OWFI) background on women'srights, we did not expect nor com

    Monday, March 8, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 862
  44. IRAQ: Al Qaeda Member Arrested for Recruiting Women Suicide Bombers

    Iraqi security forces have arrested an Al Qaeda operative suspected of recruiting women to carry out suicide

    Saturday, February 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 503
  45. Iraqi Widows Organization: Rebuilding and Hope

    More than three million Iraqi men have been killed in the Iraq War since 2003, leaving behind nearly 740,000 widows a

    Friday, February 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 626
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  47. IRAQ: Displaced Iraqi Women Increasingly Vulnerable to Exploitation and Abuse

    Iraqi women who have been uprooted by violence in their country are increasingly susceptible to exploitation and abus

    Wednesday, July 15, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 862
  48. IRAQ: Iraqi Crisis Report: Combating Female Circumcision

    I became an activist to stop female genital mutilation last year after reading a shocking survey from a secondary sch

    Thursday, June 11, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 871
  49. Promising Democracy, Imposing Theocracy: Gender Based Violence and the US War on Iraq

    In spring 2003, as the smoke began to clear from the US invasion of Iraq, a wave of kidnappings, abductions, public b

    Saturday, March 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 389
  50. Letter to Paul Bremer Denouncing Women's Abductions in Iraq

    The following letter was written by Yanar Mohammed to Mr.

    Sunday, August 24, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 427

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