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  1. International Day of Solidarity with the Dissappeared Saharawis

    The Union of Saharawi Lawyers (USL) launched on the International Day of Solidarity with the Dissappeared Saharawis,

    Friday, June 4, 1999 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 133
  2. Third Women Congress of Western Sahara

    Moved by the sufferings, human rights violantions and inhuman conditions reigning in their country, the National Unio

    Saturday, February 24, 1996 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 134
  3. IV Congress of the National Union of Sahara Women

    Under the slogan of “Saharawi Women: A mobilization force for the National Idependence and Progress”, the

    Thursday, March 28, 2002 - 19:00
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  4. CALL FOR PAPERS: The Role of Women in Promoting Peace and Development in the Horn of Africa

    Wednesday, January 5, 2011 - 19:00
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  5. BLOG: So Mubarak Is Gone - What Does That Mean For Egyptian Women?

    So Mubarak is gone and certainly it is good to finally be rid of someone who has consistently abused the human rights

    Friday, February 11, 2011 - 19:00
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  6. BLOG: Women's Human Rights in Egypt: Cautious Optimism and the Way Forward

    For a few brief days during the Egyptian uprising, women felt relatively safe on the streets of Egypt where sexual st

    Friday, February 18, 2011 - 19:00
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  7. ONLINE DIALOG: Don't forget Egypt's Women: They Fueled the Revolution, Should Shape Future

    "I, a girl, am going down to Tahrir Square and I will stand alone." With these words, Asmaa Mahfouz put out

    Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - 19:00
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  8. ANALYSIS: The Arab Woman You Don't See

    Throughout the extraordinary events of the last few months, across the Middle East and North Africa, long-silenced vo

    Monday, March 7, 2011 - 19:00
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  9. ANALYSIS: A Tale of Three Nations: Freedom, Religion and the Rights of Women

    As the youth-led Freedom Movement of 2011 spreads rapidly across the Middle East and around the world, one can only w

    Sunday, March 13, 2011 - 20:00
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  10. VIDEO: Women in the new Egypt: A Cyber-activist's perspective

    Perhaps one of the most memorable facets of Egypt's pro-democracy uprisings earlier this year was the

    Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 20:00
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  11. STATEMENT: Egyptian Women Protesters Forced to Take 'Virginity Tests'

    Tuesday, March 22, 2011 - 20:00
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  12. INTERACTIVE TIMELINE: Arab Spring: Timeline of Middle East Protests

    Monday, March 21, 2011 - 20:00
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  13. FILM FESTIVAL: Women in the Muslim World, as Captured on Film

    Filmmakers Mostafa Heravi, Alka Sadat and Laila Hotait Salas may hail from three different countries — Iran, Af

    Sunday, March 20, 2011 - 20:00
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  14. OPINION: Libya Peace Talks: UN Resolution 1325?

    For the sake of Libyan society as a whole, women must play a more equal and visible role in shaping it.

    Wednesday, March 30, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 126
  15. OPINION: Gender Equality During Revolutions Must Live On

    While representing a month of liberation for many in the Middle East, March was revolutionary for the area in more th

    Thursday, March 31, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 133
  16. ANALYSIS: The Missing Subject in Arab Uprisings

    There is much about the Middle East that needs changing.

    Friday, April 1, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 135
  17. OPINION: What's Next for Arab Women

    Disturbing dispatches out of Yemen yesterday report that thousands of women, chanting “peaceful, peaceful,&rdqu

    Sunday, April 3, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 136
  18. ANALYSIS/PETITION: Next Steps to Protect

    On Monday, April 18, Citizens

    Sunday, April 17, 2011 - 20:00
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  19. CAMPAIGN: Harrasmap A Counter To Web Of Women's Harassment

    It's a problem nearly every woman in the Egyptian capital has experienced — leering, whistles, groping or other

    Sunday, October 24, 2010 - 20:00
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  20. BOOK REVIW: Islamic Extremists' Obsession With Women's Bodies

    In his new book, “On the State of Egypt” (Vintage; paperback, $15), popular Egyptian author Alaa Al Aswan

    Monday, May 9, 2011 - 20:00
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  21. STATEMENT: Statement of Solidarity What the Women Say: Protection and Participation of Syrian Women

    We the women of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and South Asia, with our colleagues from North

    Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 476
  22. BLOG: Fear and Fury: Women and Post-Revolutionary Violence

    Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 19:00
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  23. BLOG: Women's Battle Against Tyranny and Violence in Egypt Spans Centuries

    Both International Women's Day and Egyptian Women's Day take place in March.

    Monday, March 25, 2013 - 20:00
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  24. INITIATIVE: Breaking the Silence: Confronting Rape in Post-War Libya

    After thirty years abroad, Amal* returned to Libya in early 2011 to join the armed uprising against Muammar Gaddafi,

    Sunday, June 9, 2013 - 20:00
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  25. STATEMENT: Egypt will Never be Free until Women are Free

    It is with dismay that Women's International League for Peace and Freedom's project “MENA Agenda 1325″ le

    Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 20:00
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