- Words: 1500
- Length: 5 Pages
- Topic: Sports - Women
- Paper #: 2318750
Regardless, this type of commitment to promoting women's involvement does not guarantee that they are empowered to participate. Indeed, the case of Iraq exemplifies that gender concerns may be sacrificed to "greater priorities" as security and the political agendas of different actors.
As long as the Western occupation continues, there will be Islamist forces that, in the name of fighting the occupation, will greatly restrict women's participation in public life.