Monthly Archives: October 2009

Upcoming Events

October 29: UN ESCWA Arab Forum on Social Policy. Hania Sholkamy will be presenting “Reforming the Social Protection System in Egypt“. Beirut, Lebanon December 6: AUC Forum presents “Women and Political Participation“, at the American University in Cairo, Cairo, Egypt.

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News Review

Asharq Alawsat, 24 October 2009, “This is the Saudi woman” “This is the Saudi Woman” is an opinion piece written by Mshari al-Zaydi, Asharq Alawsat’s opinion page editor, about the history of women’s education in Saudi Arabia which lends itself … Continue reading

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Asharq Al-Awsat, 29 September 2009, “Three Jordanians Kill Sister over “Bad Reputation” Three Jordanian men have confessed to brutally murdering their sister and subsequently burning her body and home because of her ‘bad reputation.’  Their divorced sister was accused of … Continue reading

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