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From child bride to UN human rights officer: one Iraqi woman’s journey


https://news.un.org/feed/listen/1055101/en/sites/news.un.org.en/files/audio/2020/01/09jan2020-intv-mahdi-humanrights.mp3

An Iraqi woman who was forced to marry as a teenager and denied access to formal education, is speaking up for victims of human rights abuses. 

Jamila Mahdi  spoke to Shirin Yaseen about her incredible journey, her work with Yazidi women victims of ISIL, and her hopes for an Iraq where everyone enjoys their human rights. 

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