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  3. IRAQ: Bay Area Iranian-Americans Fear Forced Closure of Iraq's Camp Ashraf Will Lead to a Massacre

    For years, a Bay Area couple had been trying to publicize the danger that dissidents from their native Iran faced at

    Wednesday, December 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 531
  4. IRAQ: Interview: Between Nationalism and Women's Rights - The Kurdish Women's Movement

    Jadaliyya: What made you write this article?

    Wednesday, December 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 543
  5. IRAQ: Iraqi women: Winners or Losers in a War-torn Society?

    As the remaining US troops in Iraq prepare to return home, how has life changed for women in the country they are lea

    Tuesday, November 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 455
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. IRAQ: Iraq Army Recruits Women to Inspect Women at Checkpoints

    Iraqi security forces have been training women in an effort to enhance security amid Al Qaida strikes.

    Wednesday, July 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 108
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Monthly Action Points (MAP) for the Security Council: July 2011

    For July, in which Colombia has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situations i

    Friday, July 1, 2011
    Monthly Action Points91 439
  16. 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
  17. IRAQ: UN Agency Launches Literacy and Life Skills Programme

    The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) today announced the launch of a literac

    Thursday, June 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 955
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security, NGOWG, May 2011

    The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the May 2011 version of the Monthly Action Points (MA

    Monday, May 2, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 394
  21. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security, NGOWG, March 2011

    The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the March 2011 version the Monthly Action Points (MAP

    Friday, April 29, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 385
  22. IRAQ: Joint Committee Formed to Expand Women Participation in Decision-Making

    The Minister of State for Women's Affairs in the federal government revealed on Monday forming a joint committee with

    Monday, April 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 580
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. IRAQ: Iraqi Women Feel Shunted Despite Election Quota

    Iraqi women hoped that last year's election would cement a larger role for them in the government.

    Saturday, March 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 405
  26. IRAQ: Women's Global Peace Organization Defends Rights of Ashraf Residents

    One of the most prominent women's organizations in the world has written a letter to the UN Secretary General, callin

    Wednesday, March 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 349
  27. IRAQ: Iraq Abuse Worsening for Women and Minorities: HRW

    Human rights abuses remain common across Iraq with the status of women and minority groups on the decline, eight year

    Tuesday, February 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 288
  28. 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
  29. IRAQ: The Road Ahead Women's rights and the future of Iraq

    The unstable security situation in Iraq already made women particularly vulnerable.

    Tuesday, February 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 273
  30. KURDISTAN/IRAQ: Kurds in Baghdad Discusses Absence of Women in Iraqi Govt

    The Kurdish house in Baghdad held on Saturday an educational seminar about Iraqi women and ways to involve them in ex

    Saturday, February 5, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 178
  31. MIDDLE EAST: Think Tank Discusses Impact of Armed Conflicts on Women

    Despite being the main victims in regional armed conflicts, women are still excluded from playing a role in conflict

    Thursday, February 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 139
  32. The Recent Election Game Will Not Improve the Situation for Women

    Statement by the Organization of Women's Freedom in Iraq

    Monday, January 31, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 390
  33. IRAQ: Iraq's too Often Forgotten Women

    Friday, January 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 127
  34. IRAQ: 2011 Looks Grim for Progress on Women's Rights in Iraq

    When Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki introduced what he called a national partnership government two weeks ago,

    Thursday, January 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 080
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  36. NORTHERN IRELAND/IRAQ: Purvis Takes Peace Lessons to Iraq

    A Northern Ireland politician is travelling to Iraq to pass on lessons learned in the peace process.

    Monday, January 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 079
  37. IRAQ: Women Absent From Iraqi Political Scene

    Iraqi women have been angered by the new government formation in their country, which sorely lacks female representat

    Monday, January 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 968