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Ten Years of Vagina Victories

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2005: SP({})TLIGHT: THE WOMEN OF IRAQ: UNDER SIEGE


In February and March, via thousands of V-Day benefits, the V-Day 2005 Spotlight: “Women of Iraq, Under Siege,” placed the current condition of women in Iraq in front of millions in the United States, and around the globe. Even under horrendous conditions there are beacons of change and hope in Iraq. Yanar Mohammad and her organization The Operation for Women’s Freedom in Iraq (OWFI) are braving the hostile climate and death threats to demand women’s representation in public bodies and are working to protect women on the ground. Learn More ›

2005: BREAKING TAB({})OS


Ugandan authorities ban a scheduled V-Day benefit. Organizers generate national and international media coverage, raising awareness of the issue of violence against women in Africa and worldwide.
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