American University of Iraq-Baghdad American Space hosted an all-women’s iftar

On April 20, American University of Iraq-Baghdad American Space hosted an all-women’s iftar – PAS’s first since 2019 – at the university’s mudheif, a replica of a traditional floating house found in the marsh areas of southern Iraq. The youth-focused iftar welcomed women from our flagship youth exchange program, the Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program, …

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The launch of the report on Gender-Based Violence and Hate Speech against Female Candidates in the October 2021 Elections

Non-profit organization Iraq Foundation, with UNAMI support, launched its report on Gender-Based Violence and Hate Speech against Female Candidates in the October 2021 Elections, highlighting the hurdles that women face in attaining their fair share of power in Iraqi society. We applaud Iraq Foundation’s efforts to document the harassment faced by female candidates and activists …

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“Violence Against Women is a Violation of our Global Humanity”

The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is a global campaign that takes place each year from 25 November to 10 December. Widely known as the “16 Days Campaign,” it is used as an organizing strategy by individuals and organizations around the world to call for the prevention and elimination of violence against women …

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