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Iraqi Women Fight For Voice in New Iraq

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Iraqi Women Fight For Voice in New Iraq

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Iraqi Women Fight For Voice in New Iraq

Iraqi Women Fight For Voice in New Iraq

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Long among the most liberated and professional women in the Middle East, many Iraqi women are now disappearing from public life as postwar lawlessness and the power of conservative Islam rise. Some Iraqi women's organizations are working to ensure women will have a visible role in the new Iraq. Hear NPR's Deborah Amos.