The Iraqi Government and the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) have launched a national strategy to combat violence against women in an event in Baghdad. The strategy provides a framework on which policy makers will draw actions on preventing violence against women and girls.
A local civil-defense official in Mosul said that around 1,900 bodies have been removed from the rubble in the city of Mosul following the three year conflict with ISIS. According to the official, many of those recovered bodies were of slain ISIS militants.
The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) announced that violence across Iraq is lower than any point in the last six years. Figures shows that a total of 41 Iraqi civilians were killed and 73 injured in acts of terrorism or violence in November 2018.
"I am from this city and many of these bodies belong to my relatives, neighbours, and friends." Syrians from Raqqa speak out about the mass graves that are still being found in the city a year after liberation from ISIS.