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Women rights defenders themselves at risk - Himalayan Times

Women rights defenders themselves at risk - Himalayan Times | The brain | Scoop.it
Women rights defenders themselves at riskHimalayan TimesKATHMANDU: Defending human rights is a risky task and the risk is even higher for Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs).
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Broad Recognition » Rula Quawas, Arab feminist and intellectual, discusses institutionalized sexism at the University of Jordan, by Elizabeth Donger

Broad Recognition » Rula Quawas, Arab feminist and intellectual, discusses institutionalized sexism at the University of Jordan, by Elizabeth Donger | The brain | Scoop.it

A Feminist MagaDrzine at Yale

 

Interview with Dr. Rula Quawas

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The HWA Speakers Bureau - Book Keynote Speakers, Motivational Speakers and World Leaders

The HWA Speakers Bureau - Book Keynote Speakers, Motivational Speakers and World Leaders | The brain | Scoop.it
Let the HWA Speakers Bureau help find the right speaker for your next event, conference, meeting or commencement.
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Rock Your Talk, Revenue, and Platforms | Speaking Events Products | Kristin Thompson - Turn your message into a rockin talk that generates more leads, clients, and revenue

Rock Your Talk, Revenue, and Platforms | Speaking Events Products | Kristin Thompson - Turn your message into a rockin talk that generates more leads, clients, and revenue | The brain | Scoop.it
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This is an example of a a women who has a relatively broad product line and her offerings may seem outrageous.  Love to find out how successful she is.  


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5 Signs the US Is Failing to Protect Women's Rights in the Workplace - Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies

5 Signs the US Is Failing to Protect Women's Rights in the Workplace - Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies | The brain | Scoop.it
Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies 5 Signs the US Is Failing to Protect Women's Rights in the Workplace Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies The Prime Minister of Morocco recently compared women to “lanterns” or “chandeliers,”...
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Is there a feminist spring? - New Internationalist

Is there a feminist spring? - New Internationalist | The brain | Scoop.it
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Is there a feminist spring?
New Internationalist
The percentage of women affected ranges from 23 per cent in high-income countries and hovers around 36 per cent in Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
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Power Struggles in Middle East Exploit Islam’s Ancient Sectarian Rift

Power Struggles in Middle East Exploit Islam’s Ancient Sectarian Rift | The brain | Scoop.it
Bahrain, the first place where Arab Spring protests degenerated into Sunni-Shiite feuds, now appears to have been a signal of what was to come in the Middle East.
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When despots fall, old rivalries surface. 

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Corporate Social Responsibility’s New Role in the Middle East

Corporate Social Responsibility’s New Role in the Middle East | The brain | Scoop.it
An urgent need for job growth is spurring an innovative trend in CSR and high-minded commercial initiatives.
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St. Catherine’s Paula King Is Challenging Assumptions | ROLE MODELS

St. Catherine’s Paula King Is Challenging Assumptions | ROLE MODELS | The brain | Scoop.it
Dr. Paula King, founding dean of the School of Business and Leadership at St. Catherine University, says the conversation around women in the workplace needs to be reframed: “It is not what do women need to do be more ready, but what bold moves or changes do corporations need to modify and accommodate human beings.”
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Part of the Global Convening. 

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Significant Moments for Women's Rights in 2013 - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Significant Moments for Women's Rights in 2013 - Thomson Reuters Foundation | The brain | Scoop.it
Significant Moments for Women's Rights in 2013 Thomson Reuters Foundation From progressive laws and resolutions being passed to conservative backlash, regressive laws, violence and conflict, 2013 was another year of progress and setbacks for...
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In Cairo Streets, a Fight for the Arab Future

In Cairo Streets, a Fight for the Arab Future | The brain | Scoop.it
Whether protest or crackdown prevails in Egypt, a region trapped in stagnation seems permanently altered.
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Muslim Women: Movers and Shakers Fight for Women's Rights ...

Muslim Women: Movers and Shakers Fight for Women's Rights ... | The brain | Scoop.it
They fight vociferously for Muslim women in multiple spheres including education, employment and empowerment — the mantra of our non-profit, Invest in Muslim Women. Islamic scriptures often support women's rights — but ...
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Change the system not the women

Change the system not the women | The brain | Scoop.it
"For a woman to get half as much credit as a man she has to work twice as hard and be twice as smart. Fortunately this isn't difficult." We'll have all heard that saying, and probably most women ha...
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Project Sheds Light on What Drives Genes

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Researchers hope the discoveries, described in two dozen papers released on Wednesday, will eventually lead to a deeper understanding of diseases and new ways to treat or cure them.
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Speakers Bureau - Keynote & Celebrity Speakers | American Program Bureau

Speakers Bureau - Keynote & Celebrity Speakers | American Program Bureau | The brain | Scoop.it
American Program Bureau is a global speakers bureau representing professional & celebrity speakers for association, college, corporate, & non-profit meetings & events.
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How to Start a Speaking Business - Getting Your First Gig - YouTube

http://www.SpeakingExpert.com - If you are just starting out as a speaker, you may be very confused about how exactly to go about getting your first speaking...
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I am doing market research on starting a speaking business and will change the Women in the Middle East to a Topic on building a speaking business.  Best Practices. 

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GoT Withdrawal? Watch 'Legend of Korra' - Daily Beast

GoT Withdrawal? Watch 'Legend of Korra' - Daily Beast | The brain | Scoop.it
GoT Withdrawal? Watch 'Legend of Korra' Daily Beast Yet in terms of daughters spurned and motivated by patriarchy hating them, absent-mother complexes, thorny fraternal relationships and questionable moral codes, Azula is the fire-summoning sibling...
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GIRL SUMMIT 2014

GIRL SUMMIT 2014 | The brain | Scoop.it
I’m calling for an end to two of the biggest challenges facing girls around the world:
female genital mutilation and child & forced marriage.
Join me!
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Education.  Freedom of fear and oppression..

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In Iran, a battle over control of media and culture is heating up - Washington Post

In Iran, a battle over control of media and culture is heating up - Washington Post | The brain | Scoop.it
Washington Post In Iran, a battle over control of media and culture is heating up Washington Post TEHRAN — A long-smoldering battle over government control of media and culture in Iran is heating up, as opposing political forces fight over where...
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Important read.

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Closing the Gender Gap:

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The World Economic Forum (WEF) is a Geneva-based non-profit organization best known for its Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, the Annual Meeting of New Champions in China (Summer Davos) and the Summit on the Global Agenda in Dubai. It also releases research reports such as the Competitiveness Reports and Risk Reports and engages with its members in sector-specific initiatives.
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The Real Arab Spring Is About Women and Economic Development

The Real Arab Spring Is About Women and Economic Development | The brain | Scoop.it
Despite much improvement in women's status over the last few decades, women still own only 1 percent of the world's wealth, earn only a 10 percent share of global income, and occupy just 14 percent of leadership positions in the private and public...
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Arab spring update

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Class, power and the state in the Arab Spring

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RT @RoniMargulies: "Class, power and the state in the Arab Spring" - http://t.co/viZDyFLT20
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Syria: Extremists Restricting Women’s Rights | Human Rights Watch

Syria: Extremists Restricting Women’s Rights | Human Rights Watch | The brain | Scoop.it
(New York) – Certain extremist armed opposition groups are imposing strict and discriminatory rules on women and girls that have no basis in Syrian law, Human Rights Watch said today.
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THE ASTUTE BLOGGERS: ARAB SPRING COMES TO JORDAN?

THE ASTUTE BLOGGERS: ARAB SPRING COMES TO JORDAN? | The brain | Scoop.it
According to the American Thinker, it looks like the so-called Arab spring may be turning up in Jordan, as the Hashemite dynasty grows weaker. Indeed, it's quite possible they too will not be able to hold out against a Muslim ...
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