Controversial plan to 'help' Iraq's million war widows

Many war widows struggle to make ends meet; but would that make them consider this plan?

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    There are at least a million widows in Iraq, following decades of conflict and war and many are struggling to make ends meet.

    But a new government proposal designed to assist them is proving controversial.

     

    Al Jazeera's Mohammed Adow reports from Baghdad.


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