In a religiously diverse country like Iraq, people of different faiths and sects should coexist and be considered in the decision-making process. Continue Reading
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.