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Outperforming Baghdad? Explaining women’s rights in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Kaya, Zeynep (2017) Outperforming Baghdad? Explaining women’s rights in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Women, Peace and Security (08 Feb 2017). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The Kurdistan Regional Government has taken action to change discriminatory laws and policies against women – surpassing other parts of Iraq in this area. Dr Zeynep Kaya discusses her research on the driving forces behind progress made toward achieving gender equality in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, while critically drawing attention to the ongoing challenges that prevent its full realisation.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/wps
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: Middle East Centre
IGA: Centre for Women Peace and Security
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
K Law > K Law (General)
Sets: Research centres and groups > Middle East Centre
Research centres and groups > Centre for Women, Peace and Security
Collections > LSE Women, Peace and Security Blog
Date Deposited: 15 May 2017 09:23
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2019 06:10
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/76911

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