In Conversation with Khanim Latif - Iraq’s Future and Women’s Rights
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Please join us in conversation with in Khanim Latif as she talks about her work in the movement for women's rights.
Khanim Latif is a women’s rights activist renowned for her work on violence against women and girls. In 2002, she founded the first women's protection shelter providing refuge to survivors of gender based violence. She has published several booklets and books including Consequences of violence against women. In 2014, after Isis began a violent campaign against the region’s Yazidi population , Latif contributed to the search for women survivors in abandoned buildings and temporary shelters.
Latif sought them out and offered them her oragnisation - Asuda’s care. Latif was selected nominated for the US Department of State Women of Courage Award in 2008 and in 2016 was awarded Vital Voices Global Leadership Award.
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