Iraqi Women

Fadia Abd Al-Hamid Al-Tai
“Suddenly, there was a newfound openness. People entered the era of the Internet, satellite channels and smartphones. Iraqi women began looking at the experiences of women in other parts of the world and tried to construct a new modern image for themselves. But this ran into a wall of tribal structures and the general misunderstanding of religion that has been there for centuries.”
Aya Mansour
With the rise of the religious tide in the country, and the increase in corruption and political division, many Iraqis see no other way to solve their worldly issues than to visit the imams’ shrines, and pray …
Rami El-Amin
A visit of a few hours to a historical city as Mosul is not enough to judge. But three hours without seeing a woman or girl in the street, café, or even behind the wheel, is certainly an indication of things. Just like the girl who hid in a shop to smoke a cigarette.
Mohammad Al-Sultan
It is difficult to talk about equal opportunities for men and women in Iraq, especially in the elections. Often the clan is employed to win votes. Yet, despite that Iraqi women are moving forward to create their own political destiny. And make a difference!
Aya Mansour
Dozens of people fell. Friends were kidnapped and disappeared. And yet the chairs of power did not budge. This hurts me, makes me cry and hate myself and the day I was born here. To see such injustice and not being able to change it, even though we tried. I swear, we tried. We tried so much that we wasted the blood of 650 dreams, and thoughts, and laughs, and innocent faces. But our attempts were not enough. We lost and the government did not lose a thing. Its influence and tyranny only increased.
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