Tag Archives: Women in the Middle East

I’m not happy! Why? Egyptian women are left out of the constitution process!

I have just learned that no women have been named to the national committee which is in charge of writing the new Egyptian constitution! What is going on? For one of the first times in modern history, Egyptian women stood … Continue reading

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Exciting part has ended. Now what?

Thinking about the brave Egyptians, I am filled with admiration. They managed to pull off a tremendous political change without violence and disaster. Having said that, I now worry about the ability of the miltary to loosen their grip on … Continue reading

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Never turn away from a woman in need

When one is aware of a human rights situation that is tricky and a reaction might cause anger, it is very easy to walk away. Although it is makes for tense moments, I encourage all women and men to never … Continue reading

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Female Protesters in Saudi Arabia

With the eyes of the world turned to Egypt and Mubarak’s resignation, few people heard about a rare protest that occurred on February 5, 2011 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Most stunning, the protesters were all female! As a rule, Arab … Continue reading

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