Tag Archives | Children

HRW - "Don’t Legalize Marriage for 9-Year-Olds"

From Human Rights Watch. Iraq’s Council of Ministers should withdraw a new draft Personal Status Law and ensure that Iraq’s legal framework protects women and girls in line with its international obligations. The pending legislation would restrict women’s rights in matters of inheritance and parental and other rights after divorce, make it easier for men […]

Kurdistani Police and Children: Policing Future (Great) Citizens

By Ala Jaff.  Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Kurdistani Police and Children: Policing Future (Great) Citizens, Not Today’s Criminals While the police services in Kurdistan are moving at groundbreaking speed in terms of police “reform”, there is still much needed progress when […]

Kidnap in Iraq

Four people, including three children, were kidnapped by criminals then freed by the authorities in Iraq last week. In recent months consular warnings have continued to remind foreign nationals of the risk of abduction still present in the country. With a rise in foreigners travelling to the country it may only be a matter of […]