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Quotas Require More Female Iraqi Politicians

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Quotas Require More Female Iraqi Politicians

Iraq

Quotas Require More Female Iraqi Politicians

Quotas Require More Female Iraqi Politicians

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Alex Cohen talks to Maysoon al-Damuji, a female member of Iraq's parliament. Al-Damuji is one of the leading female politicians in the country and has argued for quotas to increase the amount of women participating in national and local politics.