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MADRE Report on Gender-Based Violence in Iraq

Posted on: Friday, March 9, 2007

Keywords: Women's Health, Combating Violence Against Women, Peace Building, Iraq, Middle East

Promising Democracy, Imposing Theocracy: Gender-Based Violence and the US War on Iraq

Release Event

On March 6, 2007, MADRE released Promising Democracy, Imposing Theocracy: Gender-Based Violence and the US War on Iraq, a groundbreaking report on the incidence, causes, and legalization of gender-based violence in Iraq since the US-led invasion.

To release the report, Vivian Stromberg, MADRE Executive Director, joined Yifat Susskind, MADRE Communications Director, and Houzan Mahmoud, International Representative of the Organization of Women's Freedom in Iraq for a press conference, followed by a panel featuring Ms. Susskind, Ms. Mahmoud, Jennie Green, Center for Constitutional Rights, and Frida Berrigan, Arms Trade Resource Center (World Policy Institute).

Press Conference

Vivian Stromberg, Executive Director, MADRE

 



Yifat Susskind, Communications Director, MADRE

 



Houzan Mahmoud, Organization of Women's Freedom in Iraq

 




Panel: Confronting Gender-Based Violence in Iraq

Yifat Susskind, Communications Director, MADRE

 






Houzan Mahmoud, Organization of Women's Freedom in Iraq

 



Jennie Green, Senior Staff Attorney, Center for Constitutional Rights

 



Frida Berrigan, Senior Research Associate, Arms Trade Resource Center

 







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