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Violence against women in Iraqi-Kurdistan

»If I would have not killed her, everyone would insult me and ask why I am not defending my family's honour. Killing men is shameful, killing women is respected.« The testimony was given by a man who...

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Iraqi women: An unknown quantity

Despite multiple obstacles, Iraqi women are coming to the forefront of change in their nation's transition. By Don Lieber Iraqi women hoped that the United States overthrow of Saddam Hussein's regime...

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Iraq: Women's literacy and training courses in Hawraman area

In March 2003 the coalition force's massive missile strikes ended the nearly two year rule of the militant Islamist group "Ansar al Islam" (Partisans of Islam) in the Hawraman area, a mountainous...

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Assistance for women in distress in Iraq and Iraqi-Kurdistan

Shelters and Protection Centres in Suleymaniah, Arbil, Kirkuk and Mosul Violence against Women, Abuse and so called "Honour Killings" are still a widespread phenomena in Iraq and Iraqi-Kurdistan. In...

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