Shermeen Yousif

Shermeen Yousif is an assistant professor at Florida Atlantic University. As a female academic who witnessed women’s rights issues within the civil unrest of post-war Iraq, she escaped to the United States where she earned a doctorate degree. Yousif is an activist and writer who focuses on social and political change in Iraq and the Middle East, as well as feminism and increasing awareness of women's rights in the region.

How Theological Politics Affects Iraq

Parliamentary elections in Iraq were originally scheduled for last spring, but the vote was postponed until October 10. This election is important for Iraqis in light of recent developments. For the past two years, Iraq has witnessed ongoing peaceful protests that have been countered with brutal state repression. The revolution is in a continuum, and Iraqis are prepared to cast their votes in... Continue Reading

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