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Manal Ismael

Syrian journalist living in Damascus

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14 September 2017

Among a Rising Tide of Extremism in Syria, Women's Freedoms Hang in the Balance

Extremist groups like ISIS, Hezbollah and al-Nusra are undermining the freedoms that Syria’s women and girls enjoyed, which were a longtime strength of Syrian society.

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