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The war on female sexuality: Is globalization to blame? - Salon

The war on female sexuality: Is globalization to blame? - Salon | Women in the Middle East | Scoop.it
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Endangering Women Human Rights Defenders | FPIF

Endangering Women Human Rights Defenders | FPIF | Women in the Middle East | Scoop.it
USAID spending often means less security and more violence against women, particularly women human rights defenders.
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Women rights defenders themselves at risk - Himalayan Times

Women rights defenders themselves at risk - Himalayan Times | Women in the Middle East | 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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Why Trust Women? | openDemocracy

Why Trust Women? | openDemocracy | Women in the Middle East | Scoop.it
And as the fallout from the Arab Spring continues to shift and evolve, how do we ensure that the rights of women and girls are embedded in constitutions? These are the major themes for Trust Women. Whether they work in an ...
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Statement of UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet at the ...

Statement of UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet at the ... | Women in the Middle East | Scoop.it
Today we will hear many examples of the contributions of women leaders and civil society organizations. I would like to draw your attention to what women's groups in Mali are doing right now to contribute to non-violent ...
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Why Women Must Be at the Heart of Phase II of the Arab Spring - Huffington Post (blog)

Why Women Must Be at the Heart of Phase II of the Arab Spring - Huffington Post (blog) | Women in the Middle East | Scoop.it

Why Women Must Be at the Heart of Phase II of the Arab SpringHuffington Post (blog)"There are two steps in a revolution: You break it and then you build something new.

 

And women are so far from this goal at this time.  

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Egypt: New Constitution Mixed on Support of Rights | Human Rights Watch

Egypt: New Constitution Mixed on Support of Rights | Human Rights Watch | Women in the Middle East | Scoop.it
(New York) – The final draft of a constitution approved on November 29, 2012, by Egypt’s 100-member constituent assembly protects some rights but undermines others.
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Building alliances: Indigenous women leaders unite against development-based violence | UN Women - Asia and the Pacific

Building alliances: Indigenous women leaders unite against development-based violence | UN Women - Asia and the Pacific | Women in the Middle East | Scoop.it
Story from the Field: Building alliances: Indigenous women leaders unite against development-based violence (RT @UN_Women: Building alliances: #Indigenous #womenleaders UNiTE against development-based violence http://t.co/OPbcHTDQ...
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Gerald Warner: After the frenzy of the Arab Spring comes the harsh Islamic winter - Scotland on Sunday

Gerald Warner: After the frenzy of the Arab Spring comes the harsh Islamic winter - Scotland on Sunday | Women in the Middle East | Scoop.it
Scotland on SundayGerald Warner: After the frenzy of the Arab Spring comes the harsh Islamic winterScotland on SundaySharia law is now enshrined in the Egyptian constitution, as it will eventually be in many other “Arab Spring” (Aw, puleeze!
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Come on Obama... Another Arab Spring is underway. They need your support... again!

Come on Obama... Another Arab Spring is underway. They need your support... again! | Women in the Middle East | Scoop.it
More than 200,000 fill Cairo's Tahrir Square to protest Morsi power grab, while crowds clash with police | Fox News (Re: Come on Obama... Another Arab Spring is underway. They need your support...
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Women's Leaders Boost Voters' Roll - AllAfrica.com

Women's Leaders Boost Voters' Roll - AllAfrica.com | Women in the Middle East | Scoop.it
Women's Leaders Boost Voters' RollAllAfrica.comThe Women of the Flag founder and chairperson Emah Mbura and her team spent the better part of Tuesday morning in Majengo and King'orani, moving from door to door educating the youth on the importance...
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Prison Planet.com » Egypt's Post-”Arab Spring” President Declares ...

Prison Planet.com » Egypt's Post-”Arab Spring” President Declares ... | Women in the Middle East | Scoop.it
Contact · Advertise · Customer Service · Featured Stories World News Commentary Money Watch Multimedia Prison Planet U.S. News Science And Technology · Egypt's Post-”Arab Spring” President Declares Himself Dictator ...
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The Hillary Doctrine

The Hillary Doctrine | Women in the Middle East | Scoop.it
In a time of momentous change in the world, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton sets out on her most heartfelt mission: to put women and girls at the forefront of the new world order.
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Arab artists wary, yet optimistic on the state of the arts post-Arab Spring - Al-Arabiya

Arab artists wary, yet optimistic on the state of the arts post-Arab Spring - Al-Arabiya | Women in the Middle East | Scoop.it
Al-Arabiya Arab artists wary, yet optimistic on the state of the arts post-Arab Spring Al-Arabiya Leading Arab artists recently attended the Arab Festival for Radio and Television in Tunisia where they collectively expressed concern over the future...
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Jordan Theater Festival: Drama of the Arab Spring | Al Akhbar English

Jordan Theater Festival: Drama of the Arab Spring | Al Akhbar English | Women in the Middle East | Scoop.it
At Jordan's 19th Theater Festival, over a dozen Arab countries participated in a series of performances and symposiums that served to highlight the changes wrought on the cultural scene by the Arab uprisings.
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Brutal killing in Afghanistan raises fears of a retreat over women's ...

Brutal killing in Afghanistan raises fears of a retreat over women's ... | Women in the Middle East | Scoop.it
Brutal killing in Afghanistan raises fears of a retreat over women's rights. Women in Kunduz province, where a girl's throat was slit for refusing marriage. Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty. Print; Email; Share ...
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At UN Security Council, UN Women calls for leadership for inclusive ...

At UN Security Council, UN Women calls for leadership for inclusive ... | Women in the Middle East | Scoop.it
New York, 30 November – Today at the UN Security Council Open Debate to mark the 12th anniversary of Security Council resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security, UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet ...
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Flames, Fury & Frustration: Arab Spring spins into Arab Winter?

Flames, Fury & Frustration: Arab Spring spins into Arab Winter? | Women in the Middle East | Scoop.it
2012 (35225). ▽ November (2832). ▽ Nov 30 (45). Manning trial: 'Extreme govt secrecy real threat, ... Homemade Terror: Radical Islam gains in crisis-cra... Brzezinski: US won't follow Israel like a stupid m...
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Middle East Expert Casts Doubt on Arab Spring - Georgetown University The Hoya

Middle East Expert Casts Doubt on Arab SpringGeorgetown University The HoyaDuring the lecture, Schueftan stressed that the Arab Spring created more instability in an already dysfunctional region.
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Obama Administration refuses to criticize Egypt's anti-free speech, anti-women's rights constitution, but quickly criticizes new Israeli housing projects - Jihad Watch

Obama Administration refuses to criticize Egypt's anti-free speech, anti-women's rights constitution, but quickly criticizes new Israeli housing projects - Jihad Watch | Women in the Middle East | Scoop.it
Weblog about jihad theology and ideology, correcting popular misconceptions about Islam.
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United Nations Declares Contraception Access a “Human Right” - Heritage.org (blog)

United Nations Declares Contraception Access a “Human Right” - Heritage.org (blog) | Women in the Middle East | Scoop.it
United Nations Declares Contraception Access a “Human Right”Heritage.org (blog)While the report has no legal force, it declares that cultural and financial barriers to accessing contraception are an infringement on women's rights.
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Protests in Tunisian town show anger at Islamist government - Chicago Tribune

Protests in Tunisian town show anger at Islamist government - Chicago Tribune | Women in the Middle East | Scoop.it
Protests in Tunisian town show anger at Islamist governmentChicago TribuneSILIANA, Tunisia (Reuters) - In a remote town in Tunisia's interior, protesters angry over joblessness and harsh police tactics call for the downfall of new Islamist rulers,...
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Add Women and Prosper | The Yale Globalist

Add Women and Prosper | The Yale Globalist | Women in the Middle East | Scoop.it
But what propelled African women out of the home and into leadership positions was not just the simple realization that they could promote economic development—they were empowered in part by the transformations nations ...
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How the 'Spring' broke the ice for Arab filmmakers - Gulf Times

How the 'Spring' broke the ice for Arab filmmakers - Gulf Times | Women in the Middle East | Scoop.it
Gulf TimesHow the 'Spring' broke the ice for Arab filmmakersGulf TimesA selection of Arab films and music industry figures who took part yesterday in the Doha Talks as part of the Doha Tribeca Films Festival (DTFF), have spoken about how events in...
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Amnesty International rally for women's rights - Berlin

Amnesty International rally for women's rights - Berlin | Women in the Middle East | Scoop.it
At Amnesty International's day against violence on women rally in Berlin's district Steglitz. The action was focused on the situation of women in Colombia with speeches on the plight of abused Colombian women.
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