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Women Reclaim Their Lives After Two Brutal Years Under ISIS Rule: “Now We Are Free”

QAYYARAH, Iraq ? For over two years, heavily armed men from the so-called Islamic State dictated nearly every aspect of life for women in this northern Iraqi town. Women were forced to hide themselves from the world: Their bodies, cloaked in billowing black fabric. Their hands, encased in gloves. Their eyes, lowered, or hidden entirely under a black face veil. Their voices, muted.
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