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


    Friday, June 28, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 820
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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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  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. INTERNATIONAL: No Arab Spring Without Women

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

    Thursday, January 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 695
  14. 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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  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. INTERNATIONAL: Salute To Women Driving Revolutions

    What do driving, voting, wearing pants, and protesting have in common?

    Friday, July 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 080
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
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  31. EGYPT: Egypt Military Clouds Women's Early Freedoms

    Egyptians were glued to their televisions on Wednesday as the military handed down the country's new working constitu

    Friday, April 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 517
  32. MIDDLE EAST/NORTH AFRICA: Women Must Continue to Move the Battlefront

    At this juncture in human history, women and girls who have lived under some of the most repressive regimes might be

    Sunday, March 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 446
  33. MIDDLE EAST/NORTHERN AFRICA: Arab Women: This Time, the Revolution Won't Leave us Behind

    Arab women were integral players in the post-colonial revolutions in Egypt, Tunisia, and Algeria, but soon lost groun

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 393
  34. MIDDLE EAST/NORTHERN AFRICA: New Regimes Need Women's Voices

    Nawara Belal dreamt of an Egypt where men and women stood side-by-side.

    Sunday, March 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 379
  35. Across Conflict Lines: Women Mediating for Peace. 12th Annual Colloquium Findings

    This paper draws on discussions from The Institute for Inclusive Security's 12th Annual Colloquium “Across Conf

    Saturday, January 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 347
  36. From Resolution to Reality: Lessons Learned from Afghanistan, Nepal and Uganda on Women's Participation in Peacebuilding and Post-Conflict Governance

    The present research conducted with communities in Afghanistan, Uganda and Nepal offers many examples of both innovat

    Wednesday, November 17, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 053
  37. Women's Political Participation and Influence in Post-Conflict Burundi and Nepal

    Since the adoption of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security in October 2000, t

    Saturday, May 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 304
  38. INTERNATIONAL: 'Super Agency' Stirs Buzz at U.N. Women's Session

    The headquarters building here is undergoing renovations.

    Thursday, March 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 675
  39. INTERNATIONAL: Deputy Secretary-General, in Women's Commission, Hails Possible New Gender Entity at United Nations as 'Historic Opportunity' to Give Women Stronger Voice Globally

    Addressing the Commission on the Status of Women's fifty-fourth session this afternoon, Deputy Secretary-General Asha

    Tuesday, March 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 682
  40. INTERNATIONAL: Women's Rights: A Matter of Peace and Stability

    On this International Women's Day, it is fitting that we reflect upon United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325

    Monday, March 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 692
  41. Women's Organizations: A Driving Force Behind Women's Participation and Rights

    Since the adoption of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security in October 2000, t

    Monday, March 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 305
  42. INDIA: CRPF's Women Contigent to Leave for Liberia

    A women contingent of the CRPF will leave for civil war stricken Liberia tonight as part of the United Nations Peace

    Monday, February 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 531
  43. Affirmative Action: A Kick-Start with Limitations

    An increasing number of countries emerging from armed conflict have introduced mechanisms for affirmative action to g

    Monday, February 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 245
  44. INTERNATIONAL: Women in Politics The Fight to End Violence Against Women

    Despite the remarkable progress of women in many professions, politics is not one of them.

    Friday, January 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 680
  45. Hard-Won Progress and a Long Road Ahead: Women's Rights in the Middle East and North Africa

    This paper summarizes the main findings of the 2010 edition of "Women's Rights in the Middle East and North Afri

    Friday, January 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 850
  46. Giving Voice to Women in Muslim Countries

    Survey research has a role to play in providing Muslim women with a public voice where custom and culture does not pe

    Monday, January 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 354
  47. Women & Civil War: Impact, Organizations and Action

    Since the end of the Cold War, civil wars (intrastate conflicts) have come to dominate the international landscape.

    Monday, January 1, 2001
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 710
  48. Four Case Studies of Women's Peacebuilding Experiences

    Conflicts have psychological, physical and material impacts on the lives of women.

    Friday, January 1, 1999
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 679
  49. Gender, Conflict and Development Volume II: Case studies: Cambodia; Rwanda; Kosovo; Algeria; Somalia; Guatemala and Eritrea

    This report was commissioned by the Netherlands Special Programme on WID, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DGIS) of the N

    Saturday, July 6, 1996
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 091
  50. WomenWatch online discussion: Power and decision-making

    The Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality (IANWGE) invites you to participate in online discussions on th

    Thursday, February 18, 2010 - 19:00
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