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Women and Gender in the Middle East and North Africa: Mapping the Field and Addressing Policy Dilemmas at the Post-2011 Juncture / Femmes et genre au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique du Nord: examen de la situation et réponse aux dilemmes politiques de l'après-2011 / النساء والنوع الاجتماعي في الشرق ال...

Created by Foundation's Team 1827 days ago

This report offers a “map” of the diverse situations of women in the post-2011 MENA region. It shows that there have been tremendous achievements and improvements in the lives of women in health and education but less progress in employment; and that legal inequalities remai...

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Democratization and women's political leadership in North Africa / Démocratisation et leadership politique des femmes en Afrique du Nord / التحول الديمقراطي والقيادة السياسية للمرأة في شمال أفريقيا

Created by Foundation's Team 2026 days ago

In the spring of 2011 when citizens in Arab countries rose up against their regimes, it appeared that the “third wave” of democratization had begun in the Middle East and the Maghreb, and that countries would embark on successful democratic transitions. Issues such as the ge...

Maria Àngels Roque

Women of the southern Mediterranean: struggles, rights and challenges / نساء الضفة الجنوبية للمتوسط: النضال والحقوق والتحديات / Femmes du sud de la Méditerranée : luttes, droits et défis

Created by Maria Àngels Roque 2052 days ago

In 2011, many countries of the southern shore of the Mediterranean lived the so-called ’Arab revolutions’ or, as the West called it, the ’Arab spring’. The people of Tunisia, Egypt, Morocco, Libya and Syria, among others, tired of police repression, unemployment ...

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Women and Media: Libyan Female Journalists from Gaddafi Media to Post- revolution: Case Study / Femmes et médias: Les journalistes libyennes des Médias de Kadhafi à la post-révolution: étude de cas / المرأة والإعلام: الصحفيات الليبيات من صحافة القذافي إلى مرحلة ما بعد الثورة: دراسة حالة

Created by Foundation's Team 2075 days ago

This article closely examines the status of women journalists in Libyan traditional media and how this status transformed from before to after the revolution of February 2011. This analysis argues that women’s role in Libyan media changed from one of engagement in defending women’s caus...

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Women's participation in civic and political life : obstacles and ways to overcome the : in Morocco, Tunisia, Occupied Palestine Territories and Yemen / النساء في الحياة السياسية و المدنية: المعيقات و سبل التجاوز في المغرب وتونس والأراضي الفلسطينية المحتلة واليمن / Participation des femmes à la v...

Created by Foundation's Team 2078 days ago

This report aims, among other objectives, to develop the views on leadership and empowerment so as to learn about particular women who started from “the impossible” to reach the possible and changed their lives through civic and political participation and, thus, affect chan...

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Women's Struggle for Citizenship: Civil Society and Constitution Making after the Arab Uprisings / La lutte des femmes pour la citoyenneté: la société civile et l'élaboration des constitutions après les soulèvements arabes / نضال النساء من أجل المواطنة: المجتمع المدني وصناعة الدستور بعد الإنتفاضا...

Created by Foundation's Team 2082 days ago

Civil society played a pivotal role in the Arab uprisings. By reconfiguring the social contract in a region distinguished by gender inequality, these revolts brought the status of women to the fore, and equal citizenship became a central goal. Social actors were therefore particularly a...

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Feminism and the Islamic Perspective - New Horizons for Knowledge and Reform / Le féminisme et la perspective islamique : Nouveaux horizons pour le savoir et la réforme / النسوية و المنظور الإسلامي – آفاق جددية للمعرفة و الإصلاح

Created by Foundation's Team 2229 days ago

This book explores the intersection of the feminist perspective and research on Islamic topics related to women’s lives. It covers various aspects and approaches from different angles. The work is the documentation and outcome of a conference held on 17 and 18 March 2012 in Cairo with t...

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Arab Women: Revolutionary and Post-Revolutionary Discourse / Femmes arabes: discours révolutionnaire et post-révolutionnaire / المرأة العربية: الخطاب الثوري وما بعد الثوري

Created by Foundation's Team 2302 days ago

In this article, Abunasser evaluates Arab women’s cultural production in the context of nationalist and official state discourses, which produced new forms of governmentalities that emphasised domesticity and mothering as the critical roles of women – limited roles that plac...

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Trends of feminism in the Arab spring uprisings - The Syrian case 2011 - 2015 / Les tendances du féminisme dans les soulèvements du printemps arabe - Le cas syrien 2011 - 2015 / اتجاهات الحراك النسوي في ظل ثورات الربيع العربي – التجربة السورية نموذجاً 2011 - 2015

Created by Foundation's Team 2319 days ago

This research paper was prepared in the framework of the Scientific Research Support Program, funded by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the Open Society Foundation. The paper presents a brief account of the history of the intellectual and political feminist movement i...

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Violence contre les femmes: la réalité derrière le progrès Maroquin des droits de l'homme / العنف الموجه ضد النساء: الواقع الحقيقي خلف التقدم المغربي في مجال حقوق الإنسان / Violence Against Women: The Stark Reality behind Morocco's Human Rights Progress

Created by Foundation's Team 2430 days ago

Alors que le récit dominant suggère que le Maroc est un champion de la stabilité et de la modération dans le «monde arabe», cet article conteste ce discours et affirme que le récit hagiographique de l’État sur les droits des fe...