Iraq

#StopYazidiGenocide: Report from Nov/Dec 2016 Trip to Kurdistan (Northern Iraq) by Photojournalist Paula Allen

Published: 19 April 2017 > V-Day > Iraq

The Yazidi Girls on our first day at Khanke, Yazidi IDP Camp, that houses 16,017 people (2,850 families) in 3,120 tents.

In our ongoing coverage, support of, and solidarity with the thousands of Yazidi women and girls sold and captured as sex slaves. We continue to call for the immediate release of the captured 3,000 women. Photojournalist Paula Allen and filmmaker Taylor Krauss traveled to Kurdistan in November/December 2016 and visited…

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ONE BILLION RISING STANDS IN SOLIDARITY WITH THE PEOPLE IN BAGHDAD, AND WILL CONTINUE TO RISE AGAINST THE SYSTEM THAT CONTINUES TO PERPETUATE VIOLENCE AND HATRED.

Published: 5 July 2016 > V-Day > Iraq

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Yanar Mohammed is the founder of Organization of Women’s Freedom in Iraq (OWFI), an organization fighting to stop atrocities against women and advocate for women’s social, political and economic rights, and a V-Day/ One Billion Rising activist. She shared the following message about the recent bombing in Baghdad: “There are no words…

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RISE 4 JUSTICE FOR IRAQ: URGENT APPEAL FROM THE ORGANIZATION OF WOMEN’S FREEDOM IN IRAQ

Published: 4 September 2013 > V-Day > Iraq

Yanar Mohammed, President and co-founder of the Organization of Women’s Freedom in Iraq (OWFI), released this statement and urgent call to action in response to the thousands of Iraqi children born with serious birth defects caused by the humanitarian crisis created by the US military when they withdrew, and is…

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