#Iraq

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

    5 Activists Tell Us Why Women Must Be Leading 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

  • Article: Iraq Protests Turn Deadly Amid Serious Lack of Water, Electricity

    Iraq Protests Turn Deadly Amid Serious Lack of Water, Electricity

    By Dana Brandes-Simon|July 17, 2018

    High unemployment rates, drought, and electricity shortages have pushed Iraqis to protest. Read more

  • Article: Thousands of Yazidi Girls and Women Still Missing After Being Forced Into Sex Slavery

    Thousands of Yazidi Girls and Women Still Missing After Being Forced Into Sex Slavery

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 5, 2018

    The world is failing them, activists say. Read more

  • Article: The US Is Resettling the Fewest Number of Refugees in 40 Years

    The US Is Resettling the Fewest Number of Refugees in 40 Years

    By Chris Gelardi|April 26, 2018

    2018 is on pace to be the worst year for resettlement to the US in decades. Read more