Women's Rights In Iraq
Islam is the official religion of Iraq with about 97% of the population practice this religion.
Women’s social status and rights in Iraq have been violated and thrown aside for many years. Making up 65% of the Iraqi population, women are a vital part of the culture. They make up 70% of the agricultural workforce
With an estimated population of 22,675,617, Iraq is a male dominated society. Although there are many classes and casts within the culture, the official language of Iraq is Arabic.
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