#Iraq

  • Article: Nobel Laureate Nadia Murad Joins Trevor Noah to Remind the World 2,000 Yazidis Remain in Captivity

    Nobel Laureate Nadia Murad Joins Trevor Noah to Remind the World 2,000 Yazidis Remain in Captivity

    By Leah Rodriguez|July 31, 2020

    On 'The Daily Show,' she urged the international community to help refugees return to Iraq safely. Read more

  • Article: What Being on the Frontlines of Fighting for Gender Equality in Iraq Is Like During COVID-19

    What Being on the Frontlines of Fighting for Gender Equality in Iraq Is Like During COVID-19

    By Helen Lock|April 15, 2020

    "Before the lockdown, the lessons were the only time of day many of the women left the house." Read more

  • Article: Why I Quit My Job to Empower Women and Girls Escaping Violence and Slavery Under ISIS

    Why I Quit My Job to Empower Women and Girls Escaping Violence and Slavery Under ISIS

    By Helen Lock|April 2, 2020

    Taban Shoresh fled Iraq as a child refugee, later she returned to help women recover from trauma. Read more

  • Article: 5 Activists Tell Us Why Women Must Lead the Fight For World Peace

    5 Activists Tell Us Why Women Must Lead the Fight For World Peace

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Feb. 28, 2020

    Women from three continents tell us why they fight for inclusion in the conflict resolution process. Read more

  • Article: Hundreds of Iraqi Women Rallied for the Right to Protest With Men

    Hundreds of Iraqi Women Rallied for the Right to Protest With Men

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 14, 2020

    The protestors defied a call to separate anti-government demonstrations by gender. Read more

  • Article: More Than 100,000 Iraqis Were Hospitalized Due to Unsafe Drinking Water in 2018

    More Than 100,000 Iraqis Were Hospitalized Due to Unsafe Drinking Water in 2018

    By Leah Rodriguez|July 24, 2019

    Human Rights Watch released a new report that investigates Basra’s water crisis. Read more

  • Article: This Bus Provides Education and Hope to Homeless Children in Iraq

    This Bus Provides Education and Hope to Homeless Children in Iraq

    By Sophie Maes|Jan. 8, 2019

    Half of primary school-aged children who miss out on education live in areas affected by conflict. Read more

  • Article: This Canadian Nurse Witnessed an Iraqi City Recover From War

    This Canadian Nurse Witnessed an Iraqi City Recover From War

    By Jackie Marchildon|Aug. 27, 2018

    When the Islamic State took over years ago, much of the population fled — including health workers. Read more