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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.

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,"

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."

Posted on: Aug 8, 2007, Source: Boston Globe

The consequences of war can be seen in the nation's homeless shelters.