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  1. NORTH AFRICA/ MIDDLE EASt: Has the Arab Spring Been a Disaster for Women?

    It's been almost two years since revolution swept across parts of the Arab world.

    Monday, November 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 625
  2. NORTH AFRICA/ MIDDLE EAST: Arab Spring reforms still leaving women out in the cold

    Nawal Al Saadawi has been at the lead of the fight for rights for women for decades, and like many here was exhilarat

    Monday, September 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 404
  3. MIDDLE EAST/ NORTH AFRICA: Libyans 'exploiting Syrian women' with marriage offers

    Hard living conditions for Syrian refugees in Libya are forcing some families to marry off their daughters to wealthy

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 398
  4. MIDDLE EAST: Women at the Frontiers

    This week I was invited to an Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) meeting in the Austrian cap

    Thursday, July 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 234
  5. MOROCCO: Moroccan Campaign Links Youth Veiling With Child Abuse

    An ambitious new Morocco campaign launched by a women's rights organization has argued that the veiling of young girl

    Monday, July 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 218
  6. ARAB SPRING: 'Why Do They Hate Us'

    In "Distant View of a Minaret," the late and much-neglected Egyptian writer Alifa Rifaat begins her short s

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012
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  8. NORTH AFRICA: Was the Arab Spring a Step Backward for Women?

    A year ago, women were front and centre in the Arab Spring uprisings – acting as advocates, smuggling ammunitio

    Friday, April 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 012
  9. MIDDLE EAST/NORTH AFRICA: Women And The Arab Spring

    Women in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya played a frontline role in bringing down entrenched dictatorships.

    Tuesday, November 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 432
  10. NORTH AFRICA/WEST ASIA: The women of the Arab Spring on the need to establish democracy

    "The greatest lesson of the Arab Spring, whoever rises to power in these countries, is that if basic human right

    Tuesday, November 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 385
  11. Middle East: 68% of Working Women Say They are Treated Equal to Men

    As many as 68 per cent of women in the Middle East and North Africa feel that they are treated equally to men at work

    Monday, June 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 986
  12. MIDDLE EAST/NORTH AFRICA: An Arab Spring for Women

    The "Arab Spring" has received copious attention in the American media, but one of its crucial elements has

    Tuesday, April 26, 2011
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  13. MIDDLE EAST/NORTH AFRICA: Women Have Emerged as Key Players in the Arab Spring

    In a small room in Benghazi some young men and women are putting out a new opposition newspaper.

    Friday, April 22, 2011
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  15. MIDDLE EAST/NORTH AFRICA: Women Must Continue to Move the Battlefront

    At this juncture in human history, women and girls who have lived under some of the most repressive regimes might be

    Sunday, March 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 446
  16. MIDDLE EAST/NORTHERN AFRICA: Arab Women: This Time, the Revolution Won't Leave us Behind

    Arab women were integral players in the post-colonial revolutions in Egypt, Tunisia, and Algeria, but soon lost groun

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 393
  17. EGYPT: Women Have Burdens but No Privileges

    Hoda Gameel is 22 and one of the millions of women in Egypt thrust by need and circumstance into the world of work.

    Tuesday, July 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 517
  18. MIDDLE EAST: Evaluating Women's Freedom in the Middle East

    Last week Freedom House released their "Women's Rights in the Middle East" report, on the state of gender e

    Wednesday, March 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 911
  19. Women's Rights in the Middle East and North Africa 2010

    In order to provide a detailed look at the conditions faced by women in the Middle East and understand the complex en

    Wednesday, March 3, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 294
  20. Peril or Protection: The Link Between Livelihoods and Gender-based Violence in Displacement Settings

    When women are displaced due to conflict or human rights abuses, they adopt new strategies to provide for themselves

    Thursday, January 1, 2009
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 193
  21. The Arab Spring and Women's Rights

    Dr. Alison L.

    Monday, January 21, 2013 - 19:00
    Pre 2015 Events Archive71 966
  22. Film Screening: "Because Our Cause is Just" presented by Women's Learning Partnership

    Because Our Cause is Just is an eye-opening documentary about the struggle of women in countries experiencing the so-

    Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 20:00
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  23. ANALYSIS: Promoting a Rule of Law Culture in the Middle East and North Africa Region

    Morocco's recent reforms have made significant headway in the area of judicial reforms which go beyond the judiciary

    Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 013
  24. ANALYSIS: The Arab Woman You Don't See

    Throughout the extraordinary events of the last few months, across the Middle East and North Africa, long-silenced vo

    Monday, March 7, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 032
  25. ANALYSIS: A Tale of Three Nations: Freedom, Religion and the Rights of Women

    As the youth-led Freedom Movement of 2011 spreads rapidly across the Middle East and around the world, one can only w

    Sunday, March 13, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 070
  26. ANALYSIS: Women and Revolution -- What Now?

    Is the new boss the same as the old boss?

    Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 082
  27. INTERACTIVE TIMELINE: Arab Spring: Timeline of Middle East Protests

    Monday, March 21, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 095
  28. ONLINE CAMPAIGN: The Uprising of Women in the Arab World

    “I am just as good as you are!” half of Arab society is screaming at the other half.

    Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 506