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  1. UNITED STATES INSTITUTE OF PEACE: SPECIAL REPORT-UNSCR 1325 IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA WOMEN AND SECURITY

    The United States Institute of Peace released this report which examines the implementation of UNSCR 1325, its accomp

    Wednesday, May 4, 2016
    Reports/Policy Briefs94 064
  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. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Iranian Women at Risk in Iraq: 1325 and the Long Road to Non-Violence

    This report explores the role of UNSCR 1325 in establishing a constructive, threat-free atmosphere among Iranian poli

    Sunday, August 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 954
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Monthly Action Points on Women, Peace and Security: May 2010

    The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the May 2010 version of their Monthly Action Points (

    Wednesday, April 28, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 316
  13. Iraq: Civilians Under Fire

    Hundreds of civilians are still being killed or maimed every month in Iraq, even if the past two years have seen an o

    Sunday, April 25, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 772
  14. 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
  15. Women's Rights in the Middle East and North Africa 2010

    In order to provide a detailed look at the conditions faced by women in the Middle East and understand the complex en

    Wednesday, March 3, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 294
  16. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security: February 2010

    The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the February 2010 version of our Monthly Action Point

    Monday, February 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 168
  17. IRAQ: Gender Profile

    Women have played important roles throughout Iraq's history.

    Friday, January 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 924
  18. Iraq Personal Status Law of 1959 and Amendments (English Translation)

    The 1959 Iraqi Law of Personal Status (as subsequently amended) governs the manner that religious courts may settle d

    Friday, January 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 965
  19. Stronger Women, Stronger Nations: 2008 Iraq Report

    This report combines grassroots access and experience with international political expertise amplify women's voices i

    Saturday, March 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 275
  20. 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
  21. Women In Iraq: The Gender Impact of International Sanctions

    Few social scientists embark on fieldwork in a nation at war; nonetheless, Yasmin Husein Al-Jawaheri's recent book is

    Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 094
  22. Conflict Resolution, Communication Skills and Organizational Management: A Capacity-building Workshop for Iraqi Women Leaders

    The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has long recognized the distinct experience of women in conflict and post-

    Friday, June 15, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 926
  23. IRAQ: Conflict Resolution, Communication Skills and Organizational Management - A Capacity Building Workshop for Iraqi Women Leaders

    The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has long recognized the distinct experience of women in conflict and post-

    Friday, June 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 439
  24. Giving Voice to Women in Muslim Countries

    Survey research has a role to play in providing Muslim women with a public voice where custom and culture does not pe

    Monday, January 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 354
  25. Iraq, Women's Empowerment and Public Policy

    Many hopeful or promissory statements about women's role in the new Iraq have been made.

    Friday, December 1, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 738
  26. The Status of Women in Iraq: Update to the Assessment of Iraq's De Jure and De Facto Compliance with International Legal Standards

    This Assessment measures Iraq's compliance with internationally accepted standards of gender equality as outlined in

    Sunday, January 1, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 737
  27. International Law Obligaes the US to Uphold the Rights of Iraqi Women: An Open Letter to the US Ambassador to Iraq

    MADRE, an international women's human rights organization, emphatically supports the call of Iraqi women's organizati

    Wednesday, July 27, 2005
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 412
  28. MADRE Opposes Abolition of Iraqi Women's Human Rights in Draft Constitution

    MADRE, an international women's human rights organization, opposes renewed attempts to impose Islamic law on the peop

    Thursday, July 21, 2005
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 739
  29. The Status of Women in Iraq, An Assessment of Iraq's De Jure and De Facto Compliance with International Legal Standards

    This Assessment measures Iraq's compliance with internationally accepted standards of gender equality as outlined in

    Friday, July 1, 2005
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 393
  30. Decades of suffering, Now Women deserve better

    Among the recommendations made in this report, Amnesty International calls on the Iraqi authorities to ensure that th

    Tuesday, February 22, 2005
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 740
  31. Decades of suffering, Now Women deserve better

    Among the recommendations made in this report, Amnesty International calls on the Iraqi authorities to ensure that th

    Tuesday, February 22, 2005
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 741
  32. Appeal by the Organization of Women's Freedom in Iraq Regarding 8th March 05 - International Women's Day

    We want the same rights that women enjoy in other countries.

    Thursday, February 3, 2005
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 392
  33. The Recent Election Game Will Not Improve the Situation for Women

    Statement by the Organization of Women's Freedom in Iraq

    Monday, January 31, 2005
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 391
  34. Do Women Face Human Rights Problems in These Elections?

    Report, Human Rights Watch, 23 January 2005

    Sunday, January 23, 2005
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 424
  35. The Pursuit of Gender Equality in Post-War Iraq

    Iraq's post-war reconstruction period occupies a brief moment in time but holds long-lasting implications for women.

    Saturday, January 1, 2005
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 416
  36. Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership, Republic of Iraq/ Al Jumhouriya Al-Iraqia

    The site contains lists of female Heads of State, Prime Ministers, Ministers of Finance and Ministers of Defence and

    Thursday, November 11, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 742
  37. Background on Women's Status in Iraq Prior to the Fall of the Saddam Hussein Government

    Historically, Iraqi women and girls have enjoyed relatively more rights than many of their counterparts in the Middle

    Saturday, November 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 743
  38. Heartland of Iraq Women's Conference: Preliminary Report

    One of the largest gatherings of Iraqi women since the fall of the Saddam Hussein regime took place at the University

    Wednesday, October 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 419
  39. MADRE Opposes New UN Resolution on Iraq

    MADRE, an international women's human rights organization with special consultative status at the Economic and Social

    Friday, September 5, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 426
  40. The New Iraq-With or Without Women?

    In the sea of downtrodden, passive Islamic womanhood, Iraqi women are an uplifting exception.

    Monday, September 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 597
  41. 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
  42. Iraqis Discuss Their Country's Future: Post-War Perspective From the Iraqi Street: Challenges For Women in the New Iraq

    Women in Iraq, as elsewhere in the world, face special challenges in their quest to fully participate in their countr

    Monday, July 28, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 746
  43. Open Letter from the Kurdish Women Action Against Honour Killing

    With each day that passes since the fall of the Baathist regime, further revelations of past atrocities are laid bare

    Friday, July 25, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 901
  44. Open Letter From Kurdish Women Action Against Honour Killing on the Participation of Iraqi Women Post-Conflict

    Open letter from the Kurdish Women Action against Honour Killing to:

    Thursday, July 24, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 434
  45. U.S. Policy on Iraqi Women's Political, Economic, and Social Participation

    The Way It Was For Iraqi Women:

    Thursday, July 17, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 093
  46. 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

    Tuesday, July 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 430
  47. Gender Checklist for Iraq: A Sector Guide to Gender Concerns for the Assessment Missions


    Sunday, June 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 928
  48. Checklist of Key Gender Dimensions for Iraq by Sector

    The United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) has compiled this Checklist, from various UN and non-UN source

    Sunday, June 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 441
  49. PLEASE TELL MR. BUSH …' Diaries from Iraq, May 9-May 20, 2003

    There is a high level of chaos, anarchy, frustration, and even anger in today's Iraq.

    Friday, May 9, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 900
  50. Iraqi Women's Health Care Needs Urgent Attention

    Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) urges the United States and coalition forces in Iraq to immediately address the dir

    Friday, April 18, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 433

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