IRAQ – No Country for Women

IRAQ: No Country for Women Photo: Jason Fudge/Flickr   Insecurity and the threat of violence limits Women's freedom   MADRID, 28 November 2010 (IRIN) - The improved political representation of women in Iraq is in sharp contrast to their broader disempowerment, as highlighted by the persistence of domestic violence and early marriage, according to a new report by the UN Inter-Agency Information and Analysis Unit. Women may hold 25 percent of seats in the Iraqi parliament, but one in five in the … [Read more...]

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