In response to the outpouring of questions for our partner Yanar Mohammed, we are extending the opportunity for MADRE’s supporters to connect with an Iraqi women’s rights activist. As President of the Organization of Women’s Freedom in Iraq (OWFI), Yanar has on-the-ground knowledge of how the country’s escalating crisis is impacting women and families.


Here’s how you can #AskYanar:

Email your questions to

Be sure to follow MADRE on Twitter and Facebook, and check our myMADRE blog in September to see if your question was answered by Yanar.

Please note that not all submissions will be accepted.

Also, please  take the time to learn how you can help protect Iraqi women and children from the surging violence.


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