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Shafeeka, 59, was forced to leave her home shortly after the war began in 2003. "You can't imagine how hard it is to live in a tent but I have to be patient and hope that one day things will become better.“ Credit: Ceerwan Aziz/Oxfam

Six years since war began, Oxfam has produced a survey to highlight the desperate plight of countless women in Iraq and prompt positive action from their government and the international community. Here are some of the women we met.

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