Marta Bellingreri is a freelance researcher and writer based in Italy.
Protests take place in Baghdad condemning the ongoing violence against women, as the number of females being killed in Iraq, under the guise of honour, grows.
Marta Bellingreri visits Mosul, tracing the history of its once grand monuments that celebrated its vibrant multi-cultural history, which locals vow to restore after they were torn apart by IS.
Feature: War, death and destruction has left many unable to leave their homes after living in fear under Islamic State rule, writes Marta Bellingreri.
Feature: Iraq remains one of the world's most dangerous countries for journalists as they continue to be targeted,
but different voices are still pushing for press freedom, writes Marta Bellingreri.
In-depth: Nearly a third of the 7,000 candidates in Iraq's elections are women - but many have had campaign posters torn down and faced threats and abuse, writes Marta Bellingreri.
Feature: Marta Bellingreri speaks to the documentary makers of 'Women out of Darkness,' telling the story of four women by intertwining their lives in Iraq at different times and stages.
Feature: Women escaping war-torn countries to enter Europe for a better life are faced with many calamities, suffering the fate of all refugees along with gender-based violence, writes Marta Bellingreri.
In-depth: After an election which saw many Italians turn to anti-immigrant parties on both the left and the right, Italy's newcomers fear for their future, writes Marta Bellingreri.
Women are the vanguard of Jordan's artistic scene, forging new paths at the intersections of creative industry, reports Marta Bellingreri.
In-depth: A man on trial in Italy as one of the world's most notorious people-smugglers may be a simple Eritrean migrant mis-identified by Sudan and extradited to Italy by mistake.