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They helped overthrow the regime, but can they overcome tradition and win their share of political clout? (Here: Women rally in Tripoli.) (Michael Christopher Brown)

Women: The Libyan Rebellion's Secret Weapon

They helped overthrow Qaddafi by smuggling arms and spying on the government. Now the women of Libya are fighting for a greater voice in society

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Joshua Hammer is based in Berlin. Photographer Michael Christopher Brown travels on assignment from New York City.

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Joshua Hammer is a foreign freelance correspondent and frequent contributor to Smithsonian magazine.

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