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From Iraq to Syria to the Gaza Strip, Arab women are paying a heavy price for violence flaring across the region.
A 7- month pregnant women, in her early 30s, was killed by an air strike along with her 1-year old daughter [Gaza]
More than 145,000 Syrian refugee families—or 1-in-4 of all refugee households —in Egypt, Lebanon, Iraq and Jordan are headed by women facing a lone fight for survival.
In Iraq, women facing the threat of the radical Sunni-group, are being kidnapped and raped as reported byWomen’s eNews last month.

From Iraq to Syria to the Gaza Strip, Arab women are paying a heavy price for violence flaring across the region.

  • A 7- month pregnant women, in her early 30s, was killed by an air strike along with her 1-year old daughter [Gaza]
  • More than 145,000 Syrian refugee families—or 1-in-4 of all refugee households —in EgyptLebanonIraq and Jordan are headed by women facing a lone fight for survival.
  • In Iraq, women facing the threat of the radical Sunni-group, are being kidnapped and raped as reported byWomen’s eNews last month.

"What I have discovered here is their voices have been empowered," Raffo said. "I feel like just ‘get out of the way.’ Let the process that I always dreamed could happen, happen. The process of Iraqis talking to each other."

"What I have discovered here is their voices have been empowered," Raffo said. "I feel like just ‘get out of the way.’ Let the process that I always dreamed could happen, happen. The process of Iraqis talking to each other."

"Tears would run down my face when I look back at the life we used to have and what has become of us; poor, depressed, stateless, abandoned, helpless and hopeless."
Iraq’s Refugees in Jodran Live in Desperate Limbo http://womensenews.org/story/peace/120418/iraqs-refugees-in-jordan-live-in-desperate-limbo

"Tears would run down my face when I look back at the life we used to have and what has become of us; poor, depressed, stateless, abandoned, helpless and hopeless."

Iraq’s Refugees in Jodran Live in Desperate Limbo http://womensenews.org/story/peace/120418/iraqs-refugees-in-jordan-live-in-desperate-limbo

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