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Nazaneen Rashid

Nazaneen Rashid, is a Kurdish women’s rights activist, aid worker and author of Caged Birds: Iraqi Women in post-Saddam Iraq. Karen Dabrowska is a freelance journalist specialising in Middle Eastern affairs.

Journalism by Nazaneen Rashid

Saddam Hussein behind bars but Iraqi women still prisoners of fear


In the chaos of post-war Iraq women and girls are prisoners in their own homes, unable to go to work or school – let alone influence the future course of Iraq.