Musawah Oral Statement on Iraq (2014)

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In February 2014 – The Musawah Thematic Report on Iraq was submitted to the CEDAW Committee for review at its 57th Session in Geneva, Switzerland. Musawah challenged the ways the government used religion to justify non-compliance. This report examines Iraqi laws and practices that enforce direct and de jure discrimination against women in the following areas: early, forced, and temporary marriage; polygamy; divorce; violence against women; and Article 41 of the Iraqi Constitution of 2005.

This is the Oral Statement on Iraq delivered to the 57th Session of the CEDAW Committee.

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Region
Middle East-North Africa
Country
Iraq
Source
Musawah
Thematic Areas

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