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The Widows Training and Development Center (an Iraqi NGO) released two stories and case studies that reflect the reality facing Iraqi women today. The stories are attached and available in English and Arabic.
Thomson Reuters Foundation invites you to take part on an online survey of experts who can shine a light on the most pressing issues facing women in the Middle East and North Africa. The analysis is focused on the member countries of the Arab League and the questionnaire is based on the principles embodied in the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). The survey is seeking professionals with knowledge on the issue - journalists, activists, academics etc. - to participate and support this project by spreading the message and circulate our survey within various networks. Links to the questionnaire: in English:https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/7JQSXXY in Arabic:https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/GQM3G8W in French:https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/GSKRJ6Y Thomson Reuters Foundation is the charitable arm of…
The Iraqi NGO "AL Ahrar forHuman Rights Organization" conducted a series of dialogue sessions in the governorate of Missan to discuss the rights of religious minorities. The report is attached and available in English and Arabic.
In collaboration with the Japanese Embassy, The Civil Dialogue Forum held a discussion seminar on the rise of Japan after World War II, and the conditions and constraints that faced the Japanese people in order to overcome the disastrous consequences of the war. The full report in Arabic is attached.
13 Aug 2013
The Faculty of Information and Media Studies at Western University is carrying out a survey study to "Understand How Data Analysts Work with Human Rights Violation Data".For more information and to particpate in the survey click on the following link: http://fluidsurveys.com/surveys/humanrightsresearch/the-human-rights-research-project-survey/?code=
Italy - August 10, 2013 The Iraqi Civil Society Solidarity Initiative (ICSSI) announces its support and solidarity with the National Campaign to Abolish Monthly Benefits for Former Members of the Council of Representatives, which is being promoted by Iraqi civil society leaders and organizations. The ICSSI supports the Campaign members’ right to protest and their right to peacefully assemble on the 31st of August. Challenging governmental corruption and the misuse of public money is an essential part of building a democratic state and respecting human rights in Iraq, and we call on international activists and organizations to stand with Campaign members’ as they work toward these goals. The National Campaign to Abolish Monthly Benefits for Former Members of the Council…