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Eve Ensler recently spoke with Yanar Mohammed about impacts of the US military invasion and occupation of Iraq, the people’s uprisings in Tahrir Square, Baghdad, and the horrific violence, fear and trauma that Iraqi women face daily.

published: 10/16/2015
In the News

Since 2006, Layla, a rape victim and former prostitute, has been secretly mapping Iraq’s underworld of sex trafficking and prostitution. 

published: 10/05/2015
Human Rights Report

The report addresses several areas of concern related to the status of the economic, social and cultural rights of women and girls in Iraq, including the prevalence of gender-based violence, discriminatory legal provisions, and violations of rights to physical and mental health and adequate standard of living.

published: 09/21/2015
In the News

After reading about ISIS’ systematic use of rape, I recoiled. Even after decades as a women’s rights activist, I find that my mind can still reel at the levels of atrocity that women and girls endure. But this story is incomplete without mention of Iraqi and Syrian women’s resilience.

published: 08/18/2015