Every line and pretty wrinkle on her face enhances her beauty and defines how she has lived.

Every line and pretty wrinkle on her face enhances her beauty and defines how she has lived.

A displaced Iraqi woman holds her cat, Lulu, while waiting for transport in the Iraqi Kurdish checkpoint village of Shaqouli after she fled her home with her children on November 10, 2016. (Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images)

A displaced Iraqi woman holds her cat, Lulu, while waiting for transport in the Iraqi Kurdish checkpoint village of Shaqouli after she fled her home with her children on November 10, 2016. (Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images)

Iraqi bride 1940s ... ahh... back when a veil was a veil. white, and worn for one ceremony. Then put away in the attic. Not the present day Honor Killing, acid attacks, how to beat your wife Etiquette, mulit-wives, stoned to death, beheaded for talking back. Only 30 years ago, or less, women in Mid East were FREE> Shariah Law is Enemy of "feminism". & FREEDOM

Iraqi bride 1940s ... ahh... back when a veil was a veil. white, and worn for one ceremony. Then put away in the attic. Not the present day Honor Killing, acid attacks, how to beat your wife Etiquette, mulit-wives, stoned to death, beheaded for talking back. Only 30 years ago, or less, women in Mid East were FREE> Shariah Law is Enemy of "feminism". & FREEDOM

Iraqi Woman Holds Up Her Purple Finger, Indicating She Has Just Voted in Southern Iraq Photographic Print at AllPosters.com

Iraqi Woman Holds Up Her Purple Finger, Indicating She Has Just Voted in Southern Iraq Photographic Print at AllPosters.com

Traditional Clothing- women wear the abaya and black cloaks and the don't show any thing but hands feet and eyes.  Today they wear regular conservative clothes and only a scarf over their head.

Traditional Clothing- women wear the abaya and black cloaks and the don't show any thing but hands feet and eyes. Today they wear regular conservative clothes and only a scarf over their head.

A displaced Iraqi woman who fled her home during a battle between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants, arrives covered with mud at a checkpoint to be transfer to the Hammam al-Alil camp, in Mosul. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

A displaced Iraqi woman who fled her home during a battle between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants, arrives covered with mud at a checkpoint to be transfer to the Hammam al-Alil camp, in Mosul. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

An Iraqi school girl walks up the bank of a river after crossing the waterway on a small wooden boat in the district of Al-Mishikhab, some 25 kilometers south of the holy city of Najaf, as they head to school on April 1, 2015. According to Iraqi women in this area boat is one of the only ways for them to travel.

An Iraqi school girl walks up the bank of a river after crossing the waterway on a small wooden boat in the district of Al-Mishikhab, some 25 kilometers south of the holy city of Najaf, as they head to school on April 1, 2015. According to Iraqi women in this area boat is one of the only ways for them to travel.

An Iraqi woman lies on the ground as civilians flee Mosul while Iraqi forces advance inside the city... - Aris Messinis/AFP/Getty Images

An Iraqi woman lies on the ground as civilians flee Mosul while Iraqi forces advance inside the city... - Aris Messinis/AFP/Getty Images

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