Men still missing, Yazidi women stitch together incomes after IS

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Men still missing, Yazidi women stitch together incomes after ISOn the floor of her stuffy, dimly-lit tent in Iraq, Yazidi survivor Layleh Shemmo nimbly tugs floral pink fabric through her sewing machine, stitching together a living for her broken family. While it had long been frowned upon for Yazidi women to work publicly, survivors found themselves deprived of their family's traditional breadwinners and with little state support. Dresses for a few dollars, baby clothes for the camp's newborns, custom-made pillow cases -- mother and former IS captive Shemmo can make them all, using a sewing machine and fabric donated by Sikh NGO Khalsa Aid.


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