Iraq's next Parliament will include Record Number of Women

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Iraq's next Parliament will include Record Number of Women

As the results from Iraq's Oct. 10 parliamentary elections trickle in, it is becoming clear that women candidates have excelled.

The next 329-member Iraqi Council of Representatives will include a record 97 female lawmakers.

57 of these seats would have been won regardless of the allocated 25 percent quota for women in parliament..

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