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  1. 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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  4. 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
  5. LIBYA: ICC begins investigating sex crimes by Gaddafi loyalists

    A team from the International Criminal Court (ICC) has arrived in Libya to begin investigating sexual crimes committe

    Tuesday, December 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 494
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  7. 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
  8. EGYPT: Egypt women voters add strong voice to post-revolutionary election

    On Egypt's first day of elections, women's participation was visibly large in the country's first post-revolution ele

    Friday, December 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 485
  9. LIBYA: Women are seeking a bigger role in new Libyan state

    To say they're excited about the downfall of the Gaddafi regime would be an understatement.From the moment Newsbeat m

    Friday, December 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 488
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. EGYPT: Sexual Assault and Torture in Post-Revolution Egypt

    When the troops came into Tahrir Square in March, one young social worker was passing by on her way to pay back her s

    Monday, November 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 431
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. EGYPT: Post Revolutionary Egypt's First Woman Candidate Begins Her Presidential Campaign

    When post-revolution Egypt holds presidential elections next year, Buthaina Kamel is set to become the first woman in

    Tuesday, November 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 407
  17. 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
  18. TUNISIA: Tunisia Election Raises Hopes for Arab Women and Democracy

    As Tunisians await final results in their national election, the first in a country remade by the Arab Spring, it's w

    Thursday, November 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 395
  19. NORTH AFRICA: The Other Half: Women and the Arab Spring

    As the Arab Spring moves through the Arab Autumn towards winter, there is hope but also anxiety and apprehension abou

    Thursday, November 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 396
  20. 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
  21. EGYPT: Still struggling

    Will the lot of Egypt's women improve after the country's revolution?

    Friday, October 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 368
  22. TUNISIA: Women's winter of discontent

    Although the gaze of global media has shifted elsewhere –increasingly violent protests in Yemen and Syria, the

    Thursday, October 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 361
  23. TUNISIA: Arab Spring, Islamist Summer

    As Ben Ali's regime first teetered and then toppled, women were on the front lines of the struggle as protesters, jou

    Thursday, October 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 362
  24. TUNISIA: Feminist Fall?

    Structurally, Tunisia's transitional government led by interim president Fouad Mebazza, interim prime minister Beji C

    Thursday, October 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 363
  25. EGYPT: Did Egypt's Women Win the Revolution Only to Lose Out?

    In the immediate aftermath of this spring's revolution, something new and unfamiliar happened in Egypt: women and men

    Tuesday, October 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 355
  26. Women of the Horn of Africa, Still Bending their Heads

    This overview by the Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA) Network will give a general perspect

    Tuesday, October 25, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 520
  27. LIBYA: With New Hope, Women Activists Keep Focus on Libya

    Libyan exile Shahrazad Kablan was teaching school in Cincinnati when the uprising against Col.

    Friday, October 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 345
  28. TUNISIA: Tunisian Women Fighting Emancipation's Peril on Eve of Election

    Maya Jribi, the only woman in a leadership job at one of Tunisia's main political parties, says it's been an uphill b

    Friday, October 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 346
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. Women, Gender and Gun Violence in the Middle East

    This report presents the main findings of an assessment conducted in Lebanon, Jordanand Occupied Palestinian Territor

    Saturday, October 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 573
  32. LIBYA: Women Who Defied al-Gaddafi Regime Not Spared From Brutal Jails

    One of the grimmest features of the armed conflict in Libya has been the spate of arbitrary arrests and enforced disa

    Friday, September 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 189
  33. LIBYA: No turning back for Libyan Women

    Insherah Jernazi adheres to such a strict interpretation of Islamic modesty that she never leaves home without coveri

    Friday, September 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 190
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. LIBYA: African Women say Rebels raped them in Libyan Camp

    When the sun sets on the refugee camp for black Africans that has sprung up at the marina in this town six miles west

    Thursday, September 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 169
  37. 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
  38. LIBYA: Migrants in Libya Camp Claim Rape

    Migrant workers living in a squatter settlement outside Tripoli have claimed that nearly two dozen women in the camp

    Tuesday, August 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 172
  39. LIBYA: Misrata Nurses Battle for Gender Equality Amid the Fighting

    Women working at the main casualty hospital in Libyan city are seeing attitudes shift, though men still drive them to

    Thursday, July 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 144
  40. WESTERN SAHARA: Women Refugees Denounce Dicatorship; Corruption at Camps

    Association for the development of Saharawi Women, led by Salma Buha Mint Bubacar Lecuara, president of the associati

    Monday, July 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 128
  41. 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
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  42. 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
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  43. 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
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  44. LIBYA/INTERNATIONAL: Muammer's Rapists

    New charges that Muammer Gaddafi has ordered mass rapes of women in Libya are just the latest in an ongoing and unpre

    Tuesday, June 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 979
  45. 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
  46. LIBYA: Clinton Accuses Kadhafi of Using Rape as a Tool

    US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton accused the forces of Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi on Thursday of using rape an

    Thursday, June 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 958
  47. LIBYA: Libya Mass Rape Claims: Using Viagra Would be a Horrific First

    The international criminal court (ICC) in The Hague has previously launched investigations into the alleged use of sy

    Tuesday, June 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 862
  48. LIBYA/INTERNATIONAL: UN Officials Bicker over Claims Gaddafi Used Rape as a Weapon

    Top United Nations officials are at loggerheads over whether rape is being used as a weapon in Libya, issuing contrad

    Friday, June 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 922
  49. 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
  50. 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

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