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Submission to the Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women on Iraq

We write in advance of the 74th session of the Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) relating to Iraq’s compliance with the convention. This submission addresses issues related to articles 2, 3, 10, 15 and 16 of the convention. Yezidi Women and Girls Subject to Abuses by ISIS (CEDAW articles 2, 3 and 16) Human Rights Watch and other organizations documented a system of organized rape, sexual slavery, and forced marriage by Islamic State (also known as ISIS) forces of Yezidi women and girls.[1] However, in our research we found no case where an ISIS member…

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