Naziha al-Dulaimi

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Naziha al-Dulaimi
Alma materUniversity of Baghdad
OccupationActivist, Politician, Author, and Co-Founder of Iraqi Women League

Naziha Jawdet Ashgah al-Dulaimi (1923, Baghdad – 9 October 2007, Herdecke). She was one of the pioneers of feminist movement in Iraq. She was a co-founder and first president of the Iraqi Women League.[1] She is the first woman minister in Iraq's modern history, and the first woman cabinet minister in the Arab world.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Al-Ali, Nadje (2012-07-01), Arenfeldt, Pernille; Golley, Nawar Al-Hassan (eds.), "The Iraqi Women's Movement: Past and Contemporary Perspectives", Mapping Arab Women's Movements, American University in Cairo Press, p. 107, doi:10.5743/cairo/9789774164989.003.0005, ISBN 978-977-416-498-9, retrieved 2020-03-08