For years, a Bay Area couple had been trying to publicize the danger that dissidents from their native Iran faced at
Jadaliyya: What made you write this article?
As the remaining US troops in Iraq prepare to return home, how has life changed for women in the country they are lea
For thousands of Iraqi women and girls, the conflict that began in 2003 was only the start of their ordeals.
The Karamatuna programme addresses the trafficking of women and children in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) f
Rania was 16 years old when officials raped her during Saddam Hussein's 1991 crackdown in Iraq's Shia south.
When a middle-aged mother took a taxi alone from Baghdad to Nasiriyah, about 300 kilometres south earlier this year,
Armed violence continues to affect large numbers of Iraqis, with minorities, women and children suffering disproporti
A petition from MADRE, a global women's rights organization, is accusing Iraqi government security forces of sexually
Iraqi security forces have been training women in an effort to enhance security amid Al Qaida strikes.
At least seven anti-government protesters were arrested and beaten by Iraqi security forces as hundreds of angry demo
What do driving, voting, wearing pants, and protesting have in common?
For July, in which Colombia has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situations i
Rosemary Gonzalez was murdered in 2009, the victim of a war that ended in 1996.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) today announced the launch of a literac
On June 13, four women participating in a democracy demonstration at Tahrir Square in Baghdad were molested and beate
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the May 2011 version of the Monthly Action Points (MA
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the March 2011 version the Monthly Action Points (MAP
The Minister of State for Women's Affairs in the federal government revealed on Monday forming a joint committee with
The BBC has the first detailed accounts of how Ugandan women ended up in domestic slavery in Iraq, and the extraordin
The Ministry of State for Women Affairs agreed on Thursday with the Ministries of Health, Labor and Interior and the
Iraqi women hoped that last year's election would cement a larger role for them in the government.
One of the most prominent women's organizations in the world has written a letter to the UN Secretary General, callin
Human rights abuses remain common across Iraq with the status of women and minority groups on the decline, eight year
A leading human rights group released a report Monday documenting the proliferation of human rights abuses in Iraq si
The unstable security situation in Iraq already made women particularly vulnerable.
The Kurdish house in Baghdad held on Saturday an educational seminar about Iraqi women and ways to involve them in ex
Despite being the main victims in regional armed conflicts, women are still excluded from playing a role in conflict
Statement by the Organization of Women's Freedom in Iraq
When Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki introduced what he called a national partnership government two weeks ago,
A Northern Ireland politician is travelling to Iraq to pass on lessons learned in the peace process.
Iraqi women have been angered by the new government formation in their country, which sorely lacks female representat