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Women's Rights

By necessity or design, Iraqi women launch Mosul firms

By necessity or design, Iraqi women launch Mosul firms

Under extremist rule, women were not allowed to do anything without permission from a father or husband. But today, things have largely changed.

After ISIS, Anbar women emerge into the light

After ISIS, Anbar women emerge into the light

After years of restrictions under ISIS rule, women in Iraq's westernmost province are once again driving and engaging in artistic pursuits.

Ninawa police to recruit more female officers

Ninawa police to recruit more female officers

Women can play a key role in enforcing security by monitoring female ISIS elements and sympathisers and curbing terrorist activities.

After ISIS, Anbar women return to workforce

After ISIS, Anbar women return to workforce

Women have been returning to the workforce in large numbers since ISIS was ousted from their areas, provincial officials report.

Kuwaiti initiative helps Iraqi widows gain job skills

Kuwaiti initiative helps Iraqi widows gain job skills

Displaced Iraqi women who lost their husbands to ISIS violence have been given the tools and training to generate an income.

Kurdish women resist ISIL on Syria battlefronts

Kurdish women resist ISIL on Syria battlefronts

Two women fighting to defend their land from the 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' tell Diyaruna they also are battling for women's rights.

Female SDF commander leads fight for al-Raqa

Female SDF commander leads fight for al-Raqa

Syrian Democratic Forces commander Jihan Sheikh Ahmed is determined to drive the 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' from her hometown.

Syrian mothers tell of resilience amid conflict

Syrian mothers tell of resilience amid conflict

On the eve of Mother's Day, Al-Mashareq spoke to three women who are demonstrating resilience amid adversity in very different ways.

Iraqi women activists rebuild their country

Iraqi women activists rebuild their country

The Iraqi Women Network has been working to help communities affected by 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' violence to move forward.

Syrian Arab women battle ISIL, social stigma

Syrian Arab women battle ISIL, social stigma

More than 1,000 Arab women have joined Kurdish male and female fighters in the Syrian Democratic Forces in defiance of social norms, to fight the world's most feared extremists.

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