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Seeking Accountability And Demanding Change: A Report On Women’s Rights Violations In Iraq The Fifth Periodic Report Of The Republic Of Iraq (October 2015)

This report aims to supplement the fifth periodic report submitted by Iraq to the UN Human Rights Committee for its review of Iraq during the 115th Session in October 2015. The report focused on six main areas of concerns in relation to the status of the rights of women and girls in Iraq, including the prevalence of gender-based violence, impunity for human rights violations against women and girls, and discriminatory legal provisions. Furthermore, it put forward a series of specific actionable recommendations for the State of Iraq to ensure adequate compliance with its obligations under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.

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