To see the future of Iraq, look in the faces of its women. How are they faring? The devastating attacks on the Shi’a religious community illustrate that the CPA in Iraq has been unable to ensure a safe and secure environment. This affects women in distinctive ways. Eleven months after the old regime fell, life has not returned to “normal” in Iraq. In places where kidnappings occur frequently, children must be accompanied to schools and women are escorted to the market and...
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