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Gender-Based Violence: Ambitious Laws Versus Bitter Reality The Case of Iraq

Fahima Rzaij


Nowadays, women’s role in society is getting more and more recognized, due to an increasing concern with women’s issues that has taken a new dimension, involving government institutions and legislative bodies. Therefore, women’s rights can no longer be considered matters of mere national concern since they have acquired far reaching transnational implications compelling governments to take ineluctable decisions as part of their commitment to the international human rights conventions and treaties.


Gender-based violence; Iraq


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