Iraqi Women Make Gains in Parliamentary Elections

Iraqi Women Make Gains in Parliamentary Elections

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Proud Iraqi women vote in Nasiriyah

During the Iraqi parliamentary elections held April 30, female candidates outperformed many of their male peers and transformed themselves into key players in the electoral scene. In the previous elections, there were 73 female candidates, while on the April 30 elections, there were 83.

(READ the full story in Al-Monitor)

Photo credit: Proud Iraqi Woman Votes – by DVIDSHUB (with CC license on Flickr)

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