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  1. BRIEF: Democracy, Like Revolution, is Unattainable Without Women

    Summary

    Friday, June 28, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 820
  2. EGYPT: Egyptian Women Reject Blame for Upsurge in Sexual Harassment

    In Egypt, women's rights groups are pushing back against some Islamists' attempts to blame women for an upsurge in se

    Monday, April 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 926
  3. MENA REGION: Women Unionists of the Arab Spring Battle Two Foes: Sexism and Neoliberalism

    This year's World Social Forum, a transnational gathering of social activists, took place in Tunis, a city bubbling w

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 917
  4. 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
  5. WILPF MENA Partners CSW 57 Statement

    Friday, March 8, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 787
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. NORTH AFRICA/ MIDDLE EAST: Women Fight to Define the Arab Spring

    When Mabrouka M'barek is in the Tunisian capital these days, much of her time is spent writing a new constitution as

    Saturday, November 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 627
  9. NORTH AFRICA/ MIDDLE EAST: Women Should Be Full Partners In Arab Spring, US Envoy Says

    The lack of women's economic and political participation, and lack of women's education, kept Arab countries from dev

    Tuesday, October 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 518
  10. NORTH AFRICA/ MIDDLE EAST: No Arab Spring Without the 'Flower' of Women's Rights

    Nearly two years after the start of uprisings across the Arab world, Arab women are confronting the reality that topp

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 440
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  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
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  21. 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
  22. MIDDLE EAST: Quota, What Quota? How Parliaments Lack Female Touch in Arab Region

    Across the Middle East, countries are witnessing parliamentary changes under newly-installed governments which have b

    Monday, March 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 873
  23. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security

    Monday, February 6, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 570
  24. INTERNATIONAL: No Arab Spring Without Women


    Wednesday, January 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 780
  25. MIDDLE EAST: Do Arab Women Need Quotas?

    Thursday, January 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 695
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  27. 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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  29. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security, NGOWG, December 2011

    For December, in which the Russian Federation has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations o

    Tuesday, December 6, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 540
  30. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 436
  31. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 438
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 404
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. RESOURCE: Women and the Arab Spring (Part 1)

    I promised to write a series of posts on women and the Arab Spring and this is the first, dealing with the role of wo

    Thursday, October 6, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 496
  38. MIDDLE EAST/NORTH AFRICA: Clinton Warns Against Sidelining Women in Arab Spring

    Women must not be sidelined by the new political systems being born from the Arab Spring, US Secretary of State Hilla

    Friday, July 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 039
  39. 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
  40. EGYPT: Military Pledges to Stop Forced 'Virginity Tests'

    The head of Egypt's military intelligence has promised Amnesty International that the army will no longer carry out f

    Monday, June 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 987
  41. INTERNATIONAL: Women Turn to Technology to Demand Change in Islamic Revolution

    Women have never acted as mere spectators to history, but far too often revolutionary change has shoved them aside, i

    Saturday, June 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 972
  42. MIDDLE EAST: Women In The Arab Spring

    Since the beginning of the Arab Spring – starting with the unrest in Tunisia in early January – questions

    Sunday, June 5, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 872
  43. Bridging the Gap : Improving Capabilities and Expanding Opportunities for Women in the Middle East and North Africa Region

    Improving gender equality is at the core of the World Bank's work globally and in the region.

    Tuesday, May 3, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 398
  44. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security, NGOWG, May 2011

    The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the May 2011 version of the Monthly Action Points (MA

    Monday, May 2, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 394
  45. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security, NGOWG, April 2011

    The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the April 2011 version of our Monthly Action Points (

    Friday, April 29, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 384
  46. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security, NGOWG, March 2011

    The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the March 2011 version the Monthly Action Points (MAP

    Friday, April 29, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 385
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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
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