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  1. UNSCR 1325 in the Middle East and North Africa Women and Security

    This Special Report from the United States Peace Institute is written by Paula M.

    Sunday, May 1, 2016
    Reports/Policy Briefs94 056
  2. LIBYA: Female PM candidate says country needs a 'woman's touch'

    Libyan political activist Amal al-Taher el-Haj has submitted her name to the General National Congress as a candidate

    Wednesday, January 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 188
  3. EGYPT: Egyptians Vote on New Constitution to Enshrine Post-Morsi Legitimacy

    Military helicopters buzzed overhead and hundreds of thousands of soldiers and police were deployed as Egyptians vote

    Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 181
  4. EGYPT: Women's Rights Top Agenda as Egyptians Vote on Draft Constitution

    Egyptians were voting in a referendum on the country's draft constitution on Tuesday and Wednesday, a document that w

    Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 186
  5. EGYPT: Egyptian Women Angry After President's Advisor Says Harassment

    Egyptian women are livid after an advisor to President Mohamed Morsi said that statistics on sexual harassment and se

    Wednesday, May 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 947
  6. MENA REGION: Arab Women Say Time for Saying 'Spring' Is Over

    Egyptian female activists are looking for a better constitution and members of the Syrian opposition are concerned ab

    Thursday, March 14, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 857
  7. MENA REGION: Arab Women Must Fight Back

    We are now supposed to be in the midst of celebrating the 2nd anniversary of the Arab Spring.

    Saturday, February 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 829
  8. EGYPT: Egyptian Constitution Provides Little Protection

    Egypt's new constitution leaves Dooa Abdallah feeling left out.

    Tuesday, January 15, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 728
  9. LIBYA: Libya to Receive UN Women Grant for the First Time

    Libya will be among 18 countries to receive a grant from the UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women (UN Trust Fu

    Monday, November 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 624
  10. TUNISIA: Tunisian schizophrenia over women

    Tunisia has long been known for its advanced stand regarding women's rights, thanks to the Personal Status Code, a se

    Monday, October 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 433
  11. MIDDLE EAST/ NORTH AFRICA: A Struggle Against Invisibility - Gender Justice in the Middle East and North Africa

    In the Middle East and North Africa, it is a challenge to ensure transitional justice measures do not further entrenc

    Wednesday, September 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 426
  12. NORTH AFRICA: ICTJ Program Report - Middle East and North Africa

    The latest ICTJ Program Report explores transitional justice issues in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and ch

    Wednesday, September 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 300
  13. LIBYA: Libya's New Women Politicians Seize Chance in Vote

    Majdah al-Fallah flashes a broad smile and pumps the hands of shoppers in downtown Tripoli as she works potential vot

    Friday, July 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 198
  14. LIBYA: Equal Participation of Women Vital for Building New Libya, Says UN Envoy

    The top United Nations envoy in Libya today stressed the importance of the equal participation of women in rebuilding

    Wednesday, June 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 173
  15. MIDDLE EAST: Arab Spring vs. Women's Rights

    In the "Arab Spring" countries in transition, women are now marginalized or excluded entirely from politica

    Thursday, June 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 156
  16. MOROCCO: Gender and the Transitional Justice Process

    During political transitions following periods of violence or repression, societies face the burdensome legacy left b

    Monday, June 4, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 603
  17. EGYPT: Egyptian Women Feel Excluded, Despite the Promise of the Revolution

    After Egyptian women stood shoulder to shoulder with men in the protests that toppled Hosni Mubarak, many looked forw

    Monday, May 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 052
  18. EGYPT: Egypt's Women Keep Showing Power in Protest

    Female protesters continue to participate in pro-democracy demonstrations that remain deadly more than a year after P

    Friday, May 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 063
  19. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 017
  20. LIBYA: Historic Transition in Libya Must Not Forget the Survivors of Sexual Violence

    As the Security Council last week voted unanimously to extend the mandate of the UN's political mission in Libya, its

    Monday, March 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 927
  21. LIBYA: From 0 to 40: LWPP Advocacy Effort Secures Major Representation for Women in New Libyan Assembly

    The Libyan Women's Platform for Peace (LWPP) welcomes the passage of a new electoral law, which guarantees women at l

    Thursday, February 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 784
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  23. INTERNATIONAL: No Arab Spring Without Women


    Wednesday, January 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 780
  24. LIBYA: Libya Drops Election Quota for Women

    Libya will scrap a proposal for 10 percent of seats in a new national assembly to be set aside for women, a Western d

    Friday, January 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 682
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  26. EGYPT: Revolution Hasn't Made Egypt Safer For Women

    By Reenat Sinay

    Tuesday, January 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 658
  27. LIBYA: Hidden Deaths of Libyan Rape Survivors

    Wartime rape is a persistent and brutal aspect of conflict, whether during or in the aftermath of hostilities.

    Monday, January 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 643
  28. EGYPT: Egyptian Women Find Power Still Hinges on Men

    At first Samira Ibrahim was afraid to tell her father that Egyptian soldiers had detained her in Tahrir Square in Cai

    Monday, January 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 656
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  31. EGYPT: HRW: Prosecute Sexual Assaults On Protesters

    There is an escalating pattern of physical attacks by Egyptian military and police officers against women and male pr

    Wednesday, December 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 599
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  33. EGYPT: Egypt's Attack on Women Protesters a 'Disgrace', Clinton Says

    Egyptian women protesters “are being attacked, stripped and beaten in the streets” by security forces, a

    Tuesday, December 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 572
  34. EGYPT: Egypt Unrest: Women Protest Against Army Violence

    Thousands of Egyptian women have held rallies in Cairo against their treatment by security forces.

    Tuesday, December 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 592
  35. ARAB SPRING: 'Collaboration Among Arab Spring's Women Activists, Beneficial, Crucial'

    A women's rights activist from Jordan, during an İstanbul conference on women's empowerment in the midst of the

    Tuesday, December 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 598
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  37. MIDDLE EAST: Libyan Women Battle for Empowerment

    "We have a lot of work ahead of us," says Sara Mazik, from Women for Libya, a new group of women who have r

    Tuesday, December 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 528
  38. MIDDLE EAST/NORTH AFRICA: Women and the Arab Spring

    Thank you. I am honored to be here this afternoon with my colleague Dr.

    Wednesday, November 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 411
  39. LIBYA: Women in Libya and the Arab Spring

    On November 2, the Subcommittee on International Operations and Organizations, Human Rights, Democracy, and Global Wo

    Wednesday, November 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 415
  40. UN Women, Women's Empowerment and Arab States

    The UN Women's Fund for Gender Equality launches proposals for Women's Empowerment in Arab States.

    Thursday, October 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 333
  41. ALGERIA: Algeria raises female candidate quotas

    The next generation of Algeria's elected bodies will include more women than before.

    Thursday, September 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 181
  42. LIBYA: Libya's War-Tested Women Hope to Keep New Power

    Aisha Gdour, a school psychologist, smuggled bullets in her brown leather handbag.

    Tuesday, September 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 180
  43. LIBYA: Nation Will Only Become Inclusive When Women are Given a Say in its Future

    At this week's conference on Libya in Paris, the Libyan National Transitional Council (NTC) and the international com

    Friday, September 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 199
  44. Middle East/North Africa: Arab Spring for Women Too Womens Rights Recommendations for Transitional Political Processes

    Background:

    Wednesday, June 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 415
  45. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 650
  46. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 624
  47. MIDDLE EAST: The Arab Spring Is 2011, Not 1989

    The Arab revolutions are beginning to destroy the cliché of an Arab world incapable of democratic transformati

    Thursday, April 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 615
  48. EGYPT: Egypt Military Clouds Women's Early Freedoms

    Egyptians were glued to their televisions on Wednesday as the military handed down the country's new working constitu

    Friday, April 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 517
  49. EGYPT: Egyptian Women Search for Place in New Government

    Egyptian women played a critical role in the revolutionary protests that brought down former president Hosni Mubarak

    Friday, April 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 527
  50. EGYPT: Women's Rights Get Short Shrift in Egypt's Makeover

    The first flush of revolution is like a drug - colors, surging emotions, a beautiful future ahead.

    Friday, March 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 420

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