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 The Organisation of Women’s Freedom in Iraq (OWFI)

The Organisation of Women’s Freedom in Iraq (OWFI)

The Organisation of Women’s Freedom in Iraq (OWFI) is a human rights organisation that works on empowering and protecting women and LGBTI persons who face violence or find themselves in situations of risk. It operates shelters in a number of Iraqi cities for victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence as well as vulnerable minorities.

Iraq

Human rights defenders in Iraq have been subjected to attack, harassment, arbitrary arrest and detention without trial.