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"Baghdad Underground" Helps Iraqi Women Escape Abuse
Posted on: Aug 24, 2009, Source: Ms. Magazine
A clandestine network of shelters helps Iraqi women who have been raped, battered or forced into prostitution.
Almost Half of Iraqi Adults Are Unemployed
Posted on: Aug 20, 2008, Source: Truthdig
"If you don't have money to pay bribes, you can't get a job," says one mechanical engineer. "I'd drive a garbage truck; I'd do anything,"
Despite U.S. Assurances, Iraqis Are Increasingly Skeptical That Conditions Will Improve
Posted on: May 20, 2008, Source: Truthdig
"Under Saddam Hussein that's what they used to tell us too," says a woman who lives in a town that gets only four hours of power a day. "And nothing."
Vets of Iraq, Afghan Wars Surging Into Homeless Shelters
Posted on: Aug 8, 2007, Source: Boston Globe
The consequences of war can be seen in the nation's homeless shelters.
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