Tag Archives: Iraqi women

Iraqi Women’s Rights: Perspective from an Arab Civil Society Group

We are pleased to have received this article from our latest Pitapal: Raya Abu Gulal.  After tweeting back and forth regarding Iraq’s underground prostitution market, we wanted to revisit the larger issue of Iraqi women in the civic and political … Continue reading

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HDI, Gender Gap Index, Gender Parity Index: None incorporate Iraqi women’s conflict management efforts

The answer is ‘False’. By 1979, Iraq represented the most educated population in the ‘pita-consuming’ region. According to a study by , the illiteracy rate among Iraqi women dropped from 91 percent in 1957 to an astounding 12 percent in … Continue reading

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