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