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Abdel Khaleq Sultan and Abdul Hameed Zibari – Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty – Monday, 10 December 2012 (originally published 04 Dec)
Despite an ongoing economic boom that has lured back many exiled Kurds, evidence suggests that the status of women in Iraq’s northern Kurdish autonomous region has not witnessed similar improvements.
A number of initiatives have been launched in the region in an effort to raise awareness of these problems . . .