Anti-war activist Debra McNutt argues, "It is our responsibility as Americans to stop our military's abuses of women, by ending the occupation."
The report finds that Iraqi women are now facing new fundamentalist values that did not exist in their country before.
Article 19 a récemment publié un rapport alarmant sur la place des femmes dans les médias irakiens et le défi d'être à la fois femme et journaliste dans ce pays.
As Iraq struggles to define its future, there is one important group that has been largely left out of the process: women.
Sahar Hussein al-Haideri had long been concerned for her safety and had been submitting her accounts anonymously for the past year.
The lives of many Iraqi women have become appreciably harsher following international sanctions and the US-led invasion. Although pleased to see Saddam toppled, some look back on the prosperity and social liberation of the Ba’athist years with nostalgia.
Dans un Irak déchiré par l’occupation militaire et la guerre civile, des hommes et des femmes, arabes et kurdes, athées et croyants, sunnites et chiites, chômeurs, ouvriers, syndicalistes et féministes cherchent à sortir du chaos.
In 2003, Mohammed founded the Organization of Women’s Freedom in Iraq (OWFI), which shelters Iraqi women targeted in 'honor' killings and sectarian violence and speaks out for women’s legal rights and secular law in opposition to Iraq’s growing Islamism.
L’attentat a fait 12 morts et 87 blessés.
Dr. Nadje Al-Ali assesses the current situation of women in Iraq
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