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SSI: Iraq, Women’s Empowerment, and Public Policy

Author: Sherifa D. Zuhur

Strategic Studies Institute report on the empowerment of women in post-Saddam Iraq. It identifies security and economic obstacles to change, and says that women's rights depend heavily on local interpretations of personal status, penal, and other legal codes.

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Op-Ed

The Joy of Flex

Author: Karen Kornbluh
Washington Monthly

Citing the United Kingdom's "Right to Request" policy, Karen Kornbluh proposes empowering workers to ask for flexible scheduling in order to best accommodate the needs of working parents.

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