“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
Displaced Iraqi female-headed families who have returned home are still experiencing major livelihood challenges, say
Um Ali is scared.
The hallways of a grade school were uncharacteristically silent and absent of students as they had been for months pr
The true toll of the Iraq war is one that won't be tallied for years.
Two months ago, the State Department released its 2010 Trafficking in Persons Report (TiP Report), laying out a pictu
In Iraqi Kurdistan a survey by the Ministry of Human Rights in 2009 suggests that in one district over 40 percent of
On the third anniversary of the stoning of Du'a Khalil Aswad to death in public and in condemnation of all forms of v
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the May 2010 version of their Monthly Action Points (
Last week Freedom House released their "Women's Rights in the Middle East" report, on the state of gender e
Gender Related Excerpts from II Conclusions and/or Recommendations:
Prior to the US-led invasion of Iraq, women workin
Today, International Women's Day, marks the economic, social and political achievements of women.
In spite of the Organization of Women's Freedom in Iraq (OWFI) background on women'srights, we did not expect nor com
In order to provide a detailed look at the conditions faced by women in the Middle East and understand the complex en
Back in Najaf, Iraq, Khayzaran and her family lived in a well-kept house. They had two cars and a small orchard.
Iraqi security forces have arrested an Al Qaeda operative suspected of recruiting women to carry out suicide
More than three million Iraqi men have been killed in the Iraq War since 2003, leaving behind nearly 740,000 widows a
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the February 2010 version of our Monthly Action Point