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or design, Iraqi women launch Mosul firmsToday, women are establishing businesses in Iraq's Mosul.Daesh's self-proclaimed "caliphate" had relegated Umm Mustafa and her female peers to the shadows, forbidden from even leaving home in the Ninevah province capital, never mind speaking in public places.Storefront signage such as Umm Mustafa's could never have been erected as they have today.Head of the family Nearly two-thirds of young people in Iraq say they support the right of women to work, compared to only 42 percent of older people, according to a U.N. survey. The same survey found only 14 percent of women work or actively seek employment, compared to 73 percent of men, while in the private sector, only 2 percent of employees are female.
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