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Women’s rights in the Arab world

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Empowered Women – Nobel Women!

Given equal opportunities in governance and development, women pull others – children, families, more women – into an expanding circle of benefits that features education, healthcare, employment and peace. One empowered woman empowers many other people, functioning as she does … Continue reading

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Women in Saudi Arabia: allowed to vote, but not to drive

A cautious reform allowing women the right to vote and stand for local elections will be coming up in Saudi Arabia. However, women are still deprived of other important rights. “Because we refuse to marginalize women in society in all … Continue reading

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The Arab Spring: a Booster for Women’s Emancipation!?

Many Arab countries are on their way to reduce gender inequalities. The Arab Spring reinforced this movement in several regions. Yet, the battle for an expansion of women’s rights has just begun and continuous progress cannot be taken for granted. … Continue reading

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