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Iraqi Kurd woman speaker battles a man’s world

By AFP
16 Jun 2021   |   12:48 pm   |  
Rewaz Faiq is just one of two women serving as parliament speaker in the Middle East, where politics is a man's world, but the Iraqi Kurdish mother of two is unfazed. Having entered politics at the age of 15, Faiq knew she would face challenges when she was elected in 2019 to the post in the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq.


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