Widows work on sewing machines at a widows' training and development centre in Baghdad in this November 13, 2012 file photo. Once at the vanguard of women's rights in the region, Iraq ranked 21st out ... more 
Widows work on sewing machines at a widows' training and development centre in Baghdad in this November 13, 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/Saad Shalash/Files (IRAQ - Tags: BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT SOCIETY POLITICS) less 
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