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The 2018 Women’s Strike in Spain: An Ongoing Struggle against Gender Oppression

Although successful, the women’s strike in Spain and in Barcelona was a contentious process that opened crucial debates towards a more inclusive society.

The Role of Policewomen in Ending Gender Violence in Afghanistan

The Role of Policewomen in Ending Gender Violence in Afghanistan

Afghanistan remains unpredictable and unsafe. Education, equal rights, and the rule of law through women’s empowerment are pivotal in improving the country’s security.

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Review – Against All Odds: Voice of Popular Struggle in Iraq

By giving a voice to popular movements which resist Iraq’s dramatic and dreadful situation, Issa manages to bring some hope and positive insight to the Iraqi context.

Women’s Empowerment and Atrocities Prevention

Women’s Empowerment and Atrocities Prevention

As review conferences are approaching, now is time to ask how leveraging linkages between the agendas might contribute toward enhancing capacity for conflict prevention.

The Afghanistan Elections: Continuing the Strategic Cooptation of Women’s Rights

The Afghanistan Elections: Continuing the Strategic Cooptation of Women’s Rights

Afghan women have been used to uphold whatever narrative the United States seeks to circulate in order to further its objectives. The elections have been no different.

Review – Feminist Strategies in International Governance

Review – Feminist Strategies in International Governance

Caglar, Prügl & Zwingel’s excellent collection will hopefully help steer the agenda of institutions like the UN and the World Bank towards innovative feminist policies.

Why the Continuing Siege on Reproductive Rights?

Why the Continuing Siege on Reproductive Rights?

Understanding attacks on reproductive rights requires examining historical, psychological, legal, religious, & political perspectives to find answers.

Media Contributions to Arab Women’s Rights

Media Contributions to Arab Women’s Rights

Surely, this is the century for women’s rights. The role of Arab women journalists as agents of change is desperately needed to eliminate stereotypes and bias in Arab societies.

Sexual Harassment in Tahrir Square

Sexual Harassment in Tahrir Square

Many have struggled to understand why sexual harassment in Egypt is increasing. Yet, it is clear that women and men in the post-revolutionary period will no longer keep silent.

To Be or Not to Be, Nude! The Predictable Feminist Outrage

To Be or Not to Be, Nude! The Predictable Feminist Outrage

Feminist posturing, worried about the unintended consequences and racism of FEMEN’s unrest, leave no space for those women who may feel empathetic towards Amina Tyler and towards FEMEN.

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