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  4. 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
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  5. IRAN: Kurdish Woman Death Sentence Lifted, Say Reports

    Iranian authorities allegedly lifted the death sentence imposed on Kurdish woman activist Zeyneb Jalalian.

    Saturday, December 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 556
  6. LEBANON: Activists: New Election Law Needed to Maintain Unity

    Activists warned the government Tuesday against failing to adopt a new electoral law that would provide better repres

    Wednesday, December 14, 2011
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  7. IRAQ: Bay Area Iranian-Americans Fear Forced Closure of Iraq's Camp Ashraf Will Lead to a Massacre

    For years, a Bay Area couple had been trying to publicize the danger that dissidents from their native Iran faced at

    Wednesday, December 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 531
  8. IRAQ: Interview: Between Nationalism and Women's Rights - The Kurdish Women's Movement

    Jadaliyya: What made you write this article?

    Wednesday, December 14, 2011
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  9. IRAN: Tyrants Fear Women's Power

    This past year there were signs that the world is waking up to the power and contribution of women.

    Monday, December 12, 2011
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  10. ISRAEL: Lecture, The Price of Peace

    Dalit Baum has found an effective strategy to discourage multinational corporations from doing business in the Israel

    Friday, December 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 515
  11. ISRAEL: Women's Rights in Israel Under Assault

    JERUSALEM — The subject of a women's place in public dominated Israel's headlines this week after a series of i

    Friday, December 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 521
  12. ISRAEL: We Need More Women on Negotiating Teams

    More than 50 percent of peace agreements fail within five years of being signed.

    Thursday, December 8, 2011
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  14. IRAN: Call for Solidarity with Iranian Women's Movement: Coming Together with The Butterflies for Peace

    The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women is seared into our memory by the example of the &

    Tuesday, December 6, 2011
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  15. ISRAEL: Impact on Women of Israel's Violence Problem

    Recently there has been increased focus on the issue of violence against women.

    Friday, December 2, 2011
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  16. WEST ASIA: United Nations International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

    We, the General Arab Women Federation, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) and the World YWCA

    Tuesday, November 29, 2011
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  17. IRAQ: Iraqi women: Winners or Losers in a War-torn Society?

    As the remaining US troops in Iraq prepare to return home, how has life changed for women in the country they are lea

    Tuesday, November 29, 2011
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  18. GEORGIA: Georgia: No Women, No Peace

    On 31 October 2011, IANSA women at the Cultural-Humanitarian Fund "Sukhumi" organised simultaneous vigils i

    Monday, November 28, 2011
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  19. PALESTINE: Palestinian Rights Groups Call For Legal Protection for Women in War

    BETHLEHEM Palestinian rights groups spoke out Thursday on the role of women in conflict and peace-building.

    Thursday, November 24, 2011
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  20. IRAN: Sanctions on Iran from the Point of View of Its Women

    This week Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced new, stricter sanction

    Wednesday, November 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 456
  21. MIDDLE EAST/NORTH AFRICA: Arab women, after the revolutions

    While there is no reason to panic, concern about the rise of Islamists in post-dictatorship Arab societies is warrant

    Thursday, November 17, 2011
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  22. MIDDLE EAST/NORTH AFRICA: Women's development through media in the wake of the Arab revolutions

    I attended the Annual Arab Media Academics Forum (AMAF) at the University of London's School of Oriental and African

    Thursday, November 17, 2011
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  23. 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
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  24. IRAQ: Silent victims: Iraqi women trafficked for sex, report says

    For thousands of Iraqi women and girls, the conflict that began in 2003 was only the start of their ordeals.

    Thursday, November 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 421
  25. 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
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  26. YEMEN: Yemen uprising binds women from many walks of life

    Early in Yemen's uprising, about 20 women with banners demanding equal rights marched into the heart of the capital,

    Wednesday, November 9, 2011
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  27. MIDDLE EAST/NORTH AFRICA: Women urged to put their stamp on Arab Spring

    Women should voice demands about their rights during the popular uprisings sweeping the Arab world to avoid being sho

    Friday, November 4, 2011
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  28. IRAN: Women Hold Meeting on MENA

    A number of Iranian and Egyptian women experts and officials have held a meeting to discuss developments in the Middl

    Wednesday, November 2, 2011
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  29. 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
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  30. ISRAEL: Security Council

    Security Council-"Women and Peace and Security"

    Friday, October 28, 2011
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  31. YEMEN: Yemeni Women Burn Their Veils to Protest Government Crackdown

    Hundreds of Yemeni women on Wednesday set fire to traditional female veils to protest the government's brutal crackdo

    Wednesday, October 26, 2011
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  32. JORDAN: Experts Promote MENA Women, Youth to Achieve Cross-Sector Development

    Socioeconomic experts on Saturday called for including Middle East and North African (MENA) women and the young gener

    Sunday, October 23, 2011
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  33. MIDDLE EAST: Women's Rights Activists Set to Wage New Campaign

    Sit-ins, lobbying the government and further public awareness will be part of a new drive to eliminate gender-based d

    Friday, October 21, 2011
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  34. 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
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  35. ISRAEL/OPT: Gaza Women Struggle to Survive Economically, Says UN Study

    The Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution under George Mason University hosted an international conference e

    Monday, October 17, 2011
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  36. MIDDLE EAST: Women and the Arab awakening

    "There was no difference between men and women.” So says Asmaa Mahfouz, an Egyptian activist, remembering

    Friday, October 14, 2011
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  37. SAUDI ARABIA: Saudi Women Win Right to Stand and Vote

    On Sunday, Sept.

    Thursday, October 13, 2011
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  38. YEMEN: 40 Yemen Women Wounded Celebrating Nobel Win

    Forty women were wounded in Yemen's second largest city when regime supporters attacked an all-female street celebrat

    Tuesday, October 11, 2011
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  39. YEMEN: Thousands of Women Demonstrate, Dozens Injured

    Days after a prominent Yemeni human rights activist became the first Arab woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize, dozens

    Tuesday, October 11, 2011
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  40. YEMEN: Tawakkol Karman: Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

    Tawakkol Karman is an amazing woman.

    Tuesday, October 11, 2011
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  41. KURDISTAN: The Women of the Peshmarga: Fighting for a Kurdish Homeland

    Nahid Hoseini and Golaleh Kamangar, two exiled Kurdish women fighting for their homeland.

    Monday, October 10, 2011
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  42. SYRIA: Syrian Woman Activist Wins Human Rights Award

    Amnesty International has hailed the award of a prestigious human rights prize to a Syrian activist who was forced in

    Friday, October 7, 2011
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  43. MIDDLE EAST: Who are Middle East's Most Influential Women?

    Whether it's as activists or politicians, artists or business leaders, women in the Middle East are stepping into the

    Tuesday, October 4, 2011
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  44. YEMEN: Yemen Government Reforms Enhance Economic Opportunities for Women

    A new report from the World Bank and IFC released today finds that women still face legal and regulatory hurdles to f

    Tuesday, October 4, 2011
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  45. ISRAEL/OPT: Palestinian-Israeli Women Lose a Voice for Peace

    The tri-lateral women's group, consisting of Palestinian women, Israeli women and female political leaders from aroun

    Wednesday, September 28, 2011
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  46. ISRAEL/OPT: Language Becomes a Political Weapon in Israel

    Speaking to the US congress in May, Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu boasted that his country is a beacon of

    Friday, September 23, 2011
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  47. IRAQ: Female Trafficking Soars in Iraq

    Rania was 16 years old when officials raped her during Saddam Hussein's 1991 crackdown in Iraq's Shia south.

    Friday, September 23, 2011
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  48. ISRAEL/OPT: Israeli, Palestinian Women Demonstrate for State

    Several hundred Palestinian and Israeli women demonstrated on Saturday on each side of Israel's Qalandiya checkpoint,

    Saturday, September 17, 2011
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  49. MIDDLE EAST: Gender equality Facilitates Development, Productivity

    The relationship between gender equality and economic advancement is continuing to strengthen, and can greatly affect

    Friday, September 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 225
  50. MIDDLE EAST: The Word on Women -

    Today, like every other Friday since February, Iraqi citizens will gather in Tahrir Square – in Baghdad, not Ca

    Friday, September 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 228

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