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Heartland Alliance: Trafficking of Iraqi Women

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Heartland Alliance: Trafficking of Iraqi Women

Iraqi women preparing a meal in Minari Village, Babil Province, Iraq.

Photo by Pfc. Rhonda Roth-Cameron, U.S. Army

A recent report by the U.S. State Department said that Iraq is becoming a regional hub for the trafficking of slaves, prostitutes, human organs, babies, and illegal workers.

Sherizaan Minwalla is a Chicago attorney and country director for the Heartland Alliance’s Iraq Program. As the situation for females in Iraq worsens, Minwalla shares the program’s growing efforts to stop female trafficking.

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