“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.”
The Union of Saharawi Lawyers (USL) launched on the International Day of Solidarity with the Dissappeared Saharawis,
Moved by the sufferings, human rights violantions and inhuman conditions reigning in their country, the National Unio
Under the slogan of “Saharawi Women: A mobilization force for the National Idependence and Progress”, the
So Mubarak is gone and certainly it is good to finally be rid of someone who has consistently abused the human rights
For a few brief days during the Egyptian uprising, women felt relatively safe on the streets of Egypt where sexual st
"I, a girl, am going down to Tahrir Square and I will stand alone." With these words, Asmaa Mahfouz put out
Throughout the extraordinary events of the last few months, across the Middle East and North Africa, long-silenced vo
As the youth-led Freedom Movement of 2011 spreads rapidly across the Middle East and around the world, one can only w
Filmmakers Mostafa Heravi, Alka Sadat and Laila Hotait Salas may hail from three different countries — Iran, Af
For the sake of Libyan society as a whole, women must play a more equal and visible role in shaping it.
While representing a month of liberation for many in the Middle East, March was revolutionary for the area in more th
There is much about the Middle East that needs changing.
Disturbing dispatches out of Yemen yesterday report that thousands of women, chanting “peaceful, peaceful,&rdqu
It's a problem nearly every woman in the Egyptian capital has experienced — leering, whistles, groping or other
In his new book, “On the State of Egypt” (Vintage; paperback, $15), popular Egyptian author Alaa Al Aswan
We the women of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and South Asia, with our colleagues from North
Both International Women's Day and Egyptian Women's Day take place in March.
After thirty years abroad, Amal* returned to Libya in early 2011 to join the armed uprising against Muammar Gaddafi,
It is with dismay that Women's International League for Peace and Freedom's project “MENA Agenda 1325″ le