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Last Updated: Thursday, 9 September, 2004, 09:13 GMT 10:13 UK
Voices from Iraq: Women speak out
Iraqi women face tough choices in their country following the US-led invasion and occupation.

While many remain determined to build new lives for themselves in the country, others fear continuing instability and its effects on their families.

Noura:
Civil servant

Samira:
Computer engineer

Um Samir:
Housewife
Essraa:
Student

Fawzia:
Teacher

Zeinab:
Student

BBCArabic.com spoke to six Iraqi women living in Baghdad.

They talked about how their lives had changed under occupation, their fears over security and their hopes for the future in a new Iraq.

We would also like hear what you think of the women's stories, so send us your comments using the form after each person's views.


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