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Q&A Alonzo / Allami / Iraq Crisis / Women & Children


In Recent Days Prime Minister Maliki Offered Volunteers $644 Per Month To Fight Alongside The Country's Security Forces In So-Called Hot Areas, Where The Militants Are Most Active. Those Hot Areas Are Dangerous For Everyone Especially Women. Suaad Allami Is The Founder Of One Of Iraq's First Legal Clincs To Support Improverished Women And Survivors Of Violence. She Recently Was In Washington To Receive The Vital Voice's Fern Holland Award For Her Achievements In Working For Human Rights And Women's Empowerment. She Explains To VOA's Frances Alonzo How The Crisis In Iraq Is Affecting Women And The Country's Most Vulnerable Population It's Children.

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