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  1. IRAN: Woman MP, Fatemeh Alia, Nominated as Iran's Education Minister

    Female lawmaker Fatemeh Alia said on Sunday that her nomination as education minister has become certain.

    Sunday, September 6, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 668
  2. ISRAEL: Women Refuse Israeli Strip Search at Ofar Prison, Human Rights Organization Takes Case

    The Israeli prison administration is forcing female visitors to strip completely before seeing family members at Ofar

    Thursday, September 3, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 669
  3. JORDAN: IRC Launches Program to Address Violence Against Women in Jordan

    The IRC has launched a two-year program in Jordan that will train local aid workers to respond to violence against wo

    Thursday, August 27, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 858
  4. ISRAEL: Traffickers Target Israeli Girls to Replace Foreign Sex Slaves

    At the start of the new century, Israel found itself with an unexpected and unwanted reputation - as a destination

    Sunday, August 16, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 852
  5. IRAQ: How are Women in Iraq Faring Now?

    Friday, August 14, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 853
  6. YEMEN: A Woman Among the Tribes

    To tackle tribal conflicts in her country, Nadwa Al-Dawsari took the leap from journalist to director of the Partners

    Wednesday, August 12, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 859
  7. ISRAEL/OPT: Prison Toughens Palestinian Women

    In her office at the Bethlehem women's counselling centre, Khawla Al-Azraq recounts her memories from Israeli pris

    Friday, August 7, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 854
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  9. IRAN: Iran's Sadr Released, More Freedom Must Follow

    Shadi Sadr, the Iranian lawyer and women's rights activist, was just released from prison.

    Thursday, July 30, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 857
  10. MIDDLE EAST: Arab Women, Refugees at Heart of UN Report

    Arab states must take measures to combat an expanding list of issues including rising populations, trafficking, unemp

    Wednesday, July 22, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 860
  11. IRAQ: Displaced Iraqi Women Increasingly Vulnerable to Exploitation and Abuse

    Iraqi women who have been uprooted by violence in their country are increasingly susceptible to exploitation and abus

    Wednesday, July 15, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 862
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  13. LEBANON: Lebanon's Crawl to Equality

    It sees itself as one of the Middle East's most liberal countries, but Lebanon's lack of women politicians is conspic

    Monday, June 15, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 866
  14. IRAQ: Iraqi Crisis Report: Combating Female Circumcision

    I became an activist to stop female genital mutilation last year after reading a shocking survey from a secondary sch

    Thursday, June 11, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 871
  15. LEBANON: Women Battle for Citizenship Rights

    One can be born in Lebanon and live here all one's life, and still not be a Lebanese citizen.

    Saturday, June 6, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 868
  16. LEBANON: A Dwindling Show by Women in Lebanese Politics

    A seductive woman looks out from the billboards that line Beirut's highways proclaiming, "Be Beautiful and Vote,

    Friday, June 5, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 869
  17. YEMEN: Women Political Participation Workshop Starts in Sana'a

    A training workshop on women's effectual political participation organized by Yemeni Women's Union (YWU) and Club of

    Sunday, May 31, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 872
  18. YEMEN: Kuwaiti Elections and Yemeni Women Quota System

    The first time Kuwaiti women ventuered into parlimentarian elections as candidates, they won four seats hands down.

    Monday, May 25, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 873
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  20. LEBANON: Women in Conflict tell How they Survive

    Between 2006 and 2008, three conflicts devastated parts of Lebanon.

    Friday, May 15, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 297
  21. IRAN: Women Get Equal Insurance

    Insurance companies in Iran will have to pay the same compensation for women and men in the case of death or injury,

    Thursday, March 19, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 551
  22. LEBANON: Muslim Women Engage in Politics

    Lebanese-born photographer Rania Matar, who currently lives in the United States, frequently travels back to her nati

    Thursday, June 21, 2007
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 285
  23. Iraq: Insecurity Driving Women Indoors

    The insecurity plaguing Baghdad and other Iraqi cities has a distinct and debilitating impact on the daily lives of w

    Tuesday, July 15, 2003
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 809
  24. Towards Democracy: For Iraq, Women are Key

    As Iraqis meet to talk about creating an interim authority to govern their country, they will need to overcome divisi

    Saturday, April 19, 2003
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 856