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Women and the Arab Spring

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. Subcommittee on International Operations and Organizations, Human Rights, Democracy, and Global Women"s Issues

Women and the Arab Spring

joint hearing before the Subcommittee on International Operations and Organizations, Human Rights, Democracy, and Global Women"s Issues and the Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, November 2, 2011

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. Subcommittee on International Operations and Organizations, Human Rights, Democracy, and Global Women"s Issues

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women political activists,
  • Politics and government,
  • Protest movements,
  • Revolutions,
  • Women"s rights,
  • Democratization,
  • Political activity,
  • Women

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesS. hrg -- 112-205
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF26 .F6564 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 69 p. ;
    Number of Pages69
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25251416M
    LC Control Number2011506746
    OCLC/WorldCa776603691


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Women and the Arab Spring by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. Subcommittee on International Operations and Organizations, Human Rights, Democracy, and Global Women"s Issues Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book provides a unique investigation into the gender dynamics of the Arab Spring as it unfolded in North Africa. It covers issues such as gender legislation in the post-revolution period, sexual harassment, gender activism, politics and the female body, women and Islamist movements, state feminism, women and political economy, and women’s rights in the context of political transitions.

Book Description. This book provides a unique investigation into the gender dynamics of the Arab Spring as it unfolded in North Africa. It covers issues such as gender legislation in the post-revolution period, sexual harassment, gender activism, politics and the female body, women and Islamist movements, state feminism, women and political economy, and women’s rights in the context of.

This book provides a unique investigation into the gender dynamics of the Arab Spring as it unfolded in North Africa. It covers issues such as gender legislation in the post-revolution period, sexual harassment, gender activism, politics and the female body, women and Islamist movements, state feminism, women and political economy, and women’s rights in the context of political by: 4.

This volume examines the role of Arab women in the Arab Spring and their contribution to the ongoing process of change sweeping the region.

The book begins with an examination of the process of democratization and its impediments in the Arab World since the Second World War.

It then looks at the conditions that led to the upsurge of the so-called Arab Spring. Finally, it underscores women’s. This book provides a unique investigation into the gender dynamics of the Arab Spring as it unfolded in North Africa.

It covers issues such as gender legislation in the post-revolution period, sexual harassment, gender activism, politics and the female body, women and Islamist movements, state feminism, women and political economy, and women’s rights in the context of political : Taylor And Francis.

With studies on the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Syria, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia, this collection presents a theoretical framework on the study of women's empowerment amid the transformations that have shaped the social and political fabrics of Arab societies. She developed and is teaching a course on Gender Violence in a Global Context, and will deliver a public lecture on Feminism, Human Rights, and War: The Case of Lebanon, to the Arab Spring.

Professor Naber has been actively involved in human rights-related work, both as an academic and activist, since the early s.

Women and the Arab Spring book book begins with an examination of the process of democratization and its impediments in the Arab World since the Second World War. It then looks at the conditions that led to the upsurge of the so-called Arab Spring. Finally, it underscores women’s role as participants, organizers, leaders, but also as victims.

Centering on women's movements before, during, and after the revolutions, Women's Movements in Post-"Arab Spring" North Africa highlights the broader sources of authority that affected the emergence of new feminist actors and agents and their impact on the sociopolitical landscapes of the region.

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This book discusses this issue through the analysis of the socio-political meanings of the constitutional reforms after the Arab Spring. It is inspired by the testimony of local women from the MENA area, who can be the makers of real social change. Women played a variety of roles in the Arab Spring, but its impact on women and their rights is unclear.

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The main thesis of the book is that while Arab women were an integral part of the revolutionary efforts within the Arab Spring paradigm, they did not benefit from their sacrifices. Although they continue to be part of the process of change, their gains, rights and scope for participation are still limited.

In a book just out, Women Rising: in and Beyond the Arab Spring, women share stories and analyses of their experience on the ramparts in the recent revolts. They look, as well, at the before and after of the recent uprisings revealing the long arc and diverse expressions of Arab women’s political, social, and cultural engagement.

Introduction: gender paradoxes of the Arab Spring / Andrea Khalil --Modernising women and democratisation after the Arab Spring / Valentine M. Moghadam --The Arab Spring exception: Algeria's political ambiguities and citizenship rights / Boutheina Cheriet --Political, aesthetic, and ethical positions of Tunisian women artists, / Lilia.

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This book looks with hindsight at the Arab Spring and sheds light on the debates it triggered within North African societies and the alarming developments in women’s rights. Although women played a key role in the success of the uprisings that wiped out long ruling oligarchies across the region.

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Titles about revolution, in Arabic and in English, have also dominated prime bookstore shelf space. And yet few revolutionary titles have appeared for children.