An Iraqi voter laughs as she tries to cast a ballot with wet ink on her hands at a polling station on Palestine Street in northeast Baghdad on Sunday, March 7. Despite a concerted campaign of attacks, many Iraqi voters defiantly made their way to polling stations.
An Iraqi voter laughs as she tries to cast a ballot with wet ink on her hands at a polling station on Palestine Street in northeast Baghdad on Sunday, March 7. Despite a concerted campaign of attacks, many Iraqi voters defiantly made their way to polling stations. Hannah Allam / MCT
An Iraqi voter laughs as she tries to cast a ballot with wet ink on her hands at a polling station on Palestine Street in northeast Baghdad on Sunday, March 7. Despite a concerted campaign of attacks, many Iraqi voters defiantly made their way to polling stations. Hannah Allam / MCT

Complicated quota system helps put Iraqi women in parliament

March 23, 2010 06:19 PM

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