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Organization of Women's Freedom in Iraq

The Organization of Women's Freedom in Iraq (OWFI) was established by Yanar Mohammad, a prominent Iraqi feminist and advocate for women's rights, and a few of her associates in 2003. The organization was established after the United States-led invasion of Iraq and was created in response to serious concerns about women's wartime safety and security, as well as concerns about the political future of Iraq.

Today, OFWI has established itself in Iraq as a national women's organization dedicated to advocacy for women. Since its inception, OWFI has conducted several antiviolence campaigns, political empowerment campaigns, and other advocacy campaigns to assert women's rights to be free from violence and persecution and to demand basic human rights for all Iraqis. OWFI's work has had particular significance amid evidence ...

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