Another Attack on Women’s Rights in Iraq

Another Attack on Women’s Rights in Iraq

Article 57 Amendment: Another Attack on Women's Rights in Iraq by Huda Samir Despite the poverty, destitution, and loss of job opportunities that Iraqi society suffers from,  Despite the public demands to end sectarianism and corruption in government institutions,...

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Video of Panel on Women in Prisons:  U.S. & Iran

Video of Panel on Women in Prisons: U.S. & Iran

On Saturday, September 26,  the Zanan Group of Northern California organized a panel discussion of  former women prisoners from the US and Iran.   Below are  the video link and bios of the speakers: Video link:  Please use this passcode after you click on the link...

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For Iraqi Women, Silence was Never an Option

For Iraqi Women, Silence was Never an Option

The participation of women in the 2019 and 2020 protests were very apparent and inspiring for many women around the world, though their participation came with a price. Women have lost their lives because of systematic killing and assassinations. Reham Yaqoub is the...

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Gender Violence, Political Activism & Imprisonment in Egypt

Gender Violence, Political Activism & Imprisonment in Egypt

While nine years ago female protesters struggled with violence on the street, female dissidents today face worse consequences in political prisons. This includes the famous human rights lawyer Mahienour El Massry, who has been in and out of prison for the past 15...

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