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Iraqi Women Debate the Value of Upcoming Elections

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Iraqi Women Debate the Value of Upcoming Elections

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Iraqi Women Debate the Value of Upcoming Elections

Iraqi Women Debate the Value of Upcoming Elections

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Many Iraqi women say they won't vote in the upcoming election, because Iraq's political scene is still dominated by men. But as the election draws near, there are concerns about what part women will play in Iraq's new government and in its historic electoral process. Hear NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro.

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