Beyond Revolution: State Building in Arab States

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2013

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Academic Paper / Article Resource
The statement issued by the Muslim Brotherhood in response to the UN Commission on the Status of Women draft Agreed Conclusions on violence against women, is nothing short of an assault on their...
The sudden collapse of the Tunisian regime in 2011 stimulated protests from Egypt to Yemen.  Some of these movements managed to topple regimes, while others lead to renewed social contracts....
Interviews Interview
Senator and President of the Jordanian Women’s Union

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Academic Paper / Article Resource
Women’s human rights discourse and movements have become entangled within a culture-versus-rights dualism. Yakin Ertürk argues that this is a false dualism which serves both private patriarchy and...

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Interviews Interview
Speaking on exchanges between Scandinavian students and students from the Arab States and regime changes as opportunities for gender equality during the International Conference for Women in...

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News Story Resource
Egyptian Women struggled for over 6 decades in order to obtain the right to political participation as voters and candidates, which was achieved through being stipulated in the Constitution 1956....
Report / White Paper Resource
Egypt has been undergoing a tumultuous, uncertain democratic transition for more than two years. Inspired by the events in Tunisia, Egyptians organized and participated in mass protests to oust...

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Academic Paper / Article Resource
One of the unmistakeable notes of euphoria during the 'Arab spring' uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia came from women proclaiming that they finally felt safe in public spaces in societies where the...
Editorial / Opinion Piece / Blog Post Resource
Betraying their own biases, various Western commentators have frequently expressed shock at the visible and active presence of women and girls in demonstrations across the region. This sense of...

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Academic Paper / Article Resource
A paper on gender sensitive constitution drafting in phases of transition.   (We invite our users to read the complete report here)

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Guide / Training Material Resource
The handbook outlines campaign finance monitoring methodology and underscores efforts to monitor money in politics during the next electoral cycle in Tunisia.    
Multimedia Video
Egyptian anti-sexual harassment groups confirmed that mobs sexually assaulted and in some cases raped at least 91 women in Tahrir Square over four days of protests beginning on June 30, 2013 amid a...

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Interviews Resource
"Biggest conflict facing Constituent Assembly is the violent rivalry in the streets, on TV and the sharp division of society" Interview with the Chairwoman of the Freedoms and Rights Committee in the...
Editorial / Opinion Piece / Blog Post Resource
Women in Iraq bear the brunt of increasing levels of gender-based violence, inadequate infrastructure and poverty. Yet women activists recognize that their struggle for equality and social justice...

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Interviews Interview
iKNOW Politics: In your opinion, what is the current experience of Moroccan women in politics?
2009

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Report / White Paper Resource
Arab Human Development Reports (AHDRs) engage institutions and citizens in the Arab countries in global concerns so as to build understanding and consensus around regional and national development...
2014

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Interviews Resource
Victoria Fontan is a Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at the UN University for Peace in Costa Rica and author of “Decolonizing Peace” (2012) and “Voices from Post-Saddam Iraq” (2008). She is...
Conference of Syrian women, convened by UN Women and Netherlands, ends with strong recommendations for upcoming peace talks (Geneva, 14 January) A two-day meeting to support women's participation and...

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    What are some practical examples of ways in which electoral violence, before, during and after elections as well as political violence targeted at women candidates, activists, voters and women...