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Iraqi Women's-Rights Activist Yanar Mohammed

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Iraqi Women's-Rights Activist Yanar Mohammed

Iraqi Women's-Rights Activist Yanar Mohammed

Iraqi Women's-Rights Activist Yanar Mohammed

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Baghdad-born activist Yanar Mohammed directs the Organization of Women's Freedom in Iraq. She left Iraq in 1993, but since 2003, she has divided her time between her home country and her home in Canada. Mohammed's organization works to stop atrocities against Iraqi women and defend their rights; her activism has made her the target of death threats.

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