Azeez Mahmood

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Fast-Track Learning for Women

Schools in the Kurdish north are encouraging adult education for women who never had a chance to go to school when they were young.

4 Mar 07

Healing Mullahs in Demand

Poor quality of mental health services thought to account for popularity of local faith healers.

18 Nov 06

Women Get a Break at the Pumps

Authorities provide women with their own petrol station to spare them the discomfort of queuing days for fuel.

4 Oct 06

Women Fear Killer's Release

Kurdish women’s rights activists say blood money payment in a high-profile case sets a dangerous precedent for crimes against women.

27 Jul 06
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