Female workers load bricks on a donkey-driven cart at a brick factory in the town of Nahrawan, east of Baghdad, in this March 8, 2012 file photo. Once at the vanguard of women's rights in the region, ... more 
Female workers load bricks on a donkey-driven cart at a brick factory in the town of Nahrawan, east of Baghdad, in this March 8, 2012 file photo. Once at the vanguard of women's rights in the region, Iraq ranked 21st out of 22 Arab states in a poll of 336 gender experts released on Tuesday by Thomson Reuters Foundation. To match ARAB-WOMEN/IRAQ REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani/Files (IRAQ - Tags: BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT SOCIETY) less 
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