The International Protection of Women in Armed Conflicts

Analytical Study

  • Reagr F. Muhammadamin Legal Administration, Erbil, Polytechnic University
  • Bryar S. Baban Department of law, Salahaddin University, Kurdistan Region - Iraq
Keywords: Women, Protection, Armed Conflicts, International Humanitarian law, International Instruments


The protection of women during armed conflicts has from time to time been a matter of concern to the international community in various forms and degrees. The laws of war have regulated the protection of women long before the Geneva Conventions and additional protocols system. The aim of this paper is to highlight the protection that women should be given in armed conflict, also taking into account their special needs.


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How to Cite
Muhammadamin, R., & Baban, B. (2020). The International Protection of Women in Armed Conflicts. Cihan University-Erbil Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 4(1), 69-78.