The collapse of the Ba’athist regime has given Shia women a chance to learn about their once-suppressed faith.
Usama Hashem Rida is an IWPR trainee.
This article was originally published by the IWPR (Institute for War Peace Reporting), London, in the Iraqi Crisis Report (ICR, No. 38, 3 December 2003). The Institute for War & Peace Reporting strengthens local journalism in areas of conflict. Religioscope has been allowed by the IWPR to repost its articles.
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