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Sex Parties + The Lazy Generation:
How Iraq’s Protests Are Also Changing The Country’s Culture
Iraq’s ongoing anti-government protests are turning out to be about more than just political demands. They’re also changing the country’s culture around sexism, ageism and other long-held prejudices.
The Female Paramedics Of Tahrir Square
Azhar Ali Hussein
Iraqi women are learning first aid while they volunteer as nurses at anti-government protests. They are also changing the status quo, making a difference to local women’s rights.
Classes In Protest:
In Dhi Qar, Volunteers Set Up ‘School Of October Revolution’
Nasiriyah teachers are volunteering to give classes to teenage protesters. They have set up a school amid demonstrations.
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A One-Woman Business To Give Other Girls Hope
A young Iraqi graduate took matters into her own hands to avoid waiting for a government job, by starting her own beauty business.
How One Iraqi Teen Found A New Life In Protest
Once the 16-year-old Baghdad school student used to stay at home, reading and listening to pop songs. Now she has a new purpose.
'Why I Decided Not To Wear The Veil Anymore'
A Baghdad-based journalist explains how and why, after years of doubt, she finally stopped covering her hair in public.
Iraq’s One-Woman Anti-Emigration Campaign
A 50-year-old Iraqi says she has convinced around 4,000 potential émigrés to stay in Iraq, by providing opportunities, support and logic.
40 Days Later:
Distance Between Iraq’s Politicians And Iraq’s Protesters Grows
Neither of the two opposing groups seem to want to give any quarter and despite impactful events and legislative manoeuvres, nobody is any closer to common ground.
Meeting The Youngest Policeman In Basra
One Basra teenager, who dreams of becoming the kind of detective he sees in the movies, is getting a head start in his career – by volunteering to direct city traffic.
Ghosts Of The Sea:
Curses On Anniversary Of Basra Ship’s Sinking
Survivors of a naval collision recount the horrors of being trapped below decks when their vessel was hit by a tanker.
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