Baghdad Mayor Thikra Alwash, 60-year-old civil engineer and only woman mayor of a Middle East capital, speaks during an interview with AFP in the Iraqi capital on January 29, 2018.
Thikra wants to revive her war-torn city, fix its decrepit infrastructure and twin it with Paris -- another female-led metropolis. / AFP PHOTO / AHMAD AL-RUBAYE
Baghdad Mayor Zikra Alwash. AFP.

Women must lead Iraq's anti-corruption fight, Baghdad mayor says