“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
A women's rights activist from Jordan, during an İstanbul conference on women's empowerment in the midst of the
While there is no reason to panic, concern about the rise of Islamists in post-dictatorship Arab societies is warrant
I attended the Annual Arab Media Academics Forum (AMAF) at the University of London's School of Oriental and African
Women in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya played a frontline role in bringing down entrenched dictatorships.
Thank you. I am honored to be here this afternoon with my colleague Dr.
Women should voice demands about their rights during the popular uprisings sweeping the Arab world to avoid being sho
"The greatest lesson of the Arab Spring, whoever rises to power in these countries, is that if basic human right
The UN Women's Fund for Gender Equality launches proposals for Women's Empowerment in Arab States.
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
What do driving, voting, wearing pants, and protesting have in common?
Women must not be sidelined by the new political systems being born from the Arab Spring, US Secretary of State Hilla
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
The head of Egypt's military intelligence has promised Amnesty International that the army will no longer carry out f
Women have never acted as mere spectators to history, but far too often revolutionary change has shoved them aside, i
Since the beginning of the Arab Spring – starting with the unrest in Tunisia in early January – questions
Improving gender equality is at the core of the World Bank's work globally and in the region.
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the May 2011 version of the Monthly Action Points (MA
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the April 2011 version of our Monthly Action Points (
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the March 2011 version the Monthly Action Points (MAP
The "Arab Spring" has received copious attention in the American media, but one of its crucial elements has
In a small room in Benghazi some young men and women are putting out a new opposition newspaper.
The Arab revolutions are beginning to destroy the cliché of an Arab world incapable of democratic transformati
The BBC has the first detailed accounts of how Ugandan women ended up in domestic slavery in Iraq, and the extraordin
At this juncture in human history, women and girls who have lived under some of the most repressive regimes might be
Arab women were integral players in the post-colonial revolutions in Egypt, Tunisia, and Algeria, but soon lost groun
Nawara Belal dreamt of an Egypt where men and women stood side-by-side.