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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (2): 55–88.
Published: 01 July 2005
... SARAH S. WILLEN  55 BIRTHING “INVISIBLE” CHILDREN: STATE POWER, NGO ACTIVISM, AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH AMONG “ILLEGAL MIGRANT” WORKERS IN TEL AVIV, ISRAEL SARAH S. WILLEN...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (2): 59–85.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Sunny Daly Uncertainties and ambiguities are evident in discourses of contemporary women’s activisms in Egypt, as are anxieties about young women’s roles in them. In spite of a tendency to take the NGO for granted as the site of activism in Egypt, this article highlights the activities of young...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (1): 1–45.
Published: 01 March 2010
... examine just a few of the many sites where “Muslim women’s rights” are differentially in play: in Egyptian and Palestinian women’s NGOs as well as in rural villages where ordinary women and girls live their lives at the intersection of national media and local institutions. Lila Abu-Lughod is Joseph...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 122–125.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Fatima Sadiqi Copyright © 2016 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2016 Amazigh feminist nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) emerged in the new century. They address, among other matters, language, identity, and “ruralness” issues that were sidelined by the mainstream...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (3): 20–45.
Published: 01 November 2005
... of women through the formation of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs). Th e result was a small degree of freedom in the women’s discussions of their rights/concerns and how best to service them, coupled with the increased politicization of women’s agendas in the new larger struggle between Arab...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (1): 90–119.
Published: 01 March 2011
... for NGOs in Pakistan, Egypt, and the Netherlands, where she conducted fieldwork and legal research on women’s human rights issues. She has volunteered as a prostitute outreach worker and a translator in political asylum proceedings in New York City and as a sexual assault crisis counsellor in Philadelphia...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2012) 8 (2): 26–50.
Published: 01 July 2012
..., bespeaks a submerged history of modernity and its imperial under- belly. (Comaroff and Comaroff 2005, )22 The girl, especially the African or Muslim girl, is the ultimate vic- tim, the best victim. (Philippe, French NGO worker)1 Journal of Middle...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (3): 105–108.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Day. Because of the heavy security at the entrance of the hall and the limited capacity of the auditorium, at- tendance was restricted to high officials in the KRG, the heads of certain NGOs, guests of the KNC, and dignitaries. I attended the conference as a doctoral candidate at the Ontario...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2019) 15 (2): 237–243.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Reem Awny Abuzaid Copyright © 2019 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2019 In 2013 a Cairo court sentenced forty-two employees, seventeen of them Americans, from several international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), including Freedom House and the Konrad Adenauer...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (2): 56–88.
Published: 01 July 2011
...: Crossing the Palestine/Israel Border with Gloria Anzaldúa.” Lavie has served in several feminist and anti-racist social movements and NGOs. She received her Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of California at Berkeley. Copyright © 2011 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2011 56  mn...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (3): 103–105.
Published: 01 November 2007
... and secretaries of the various Kurdish parties from Eastern and Western Kurdistan, NGOs, intellectuals, and personalities from all over the world. Conference participants discussed a variety of subjects relating to the numerous obstacles to advancement faced by Kurdish women. All participants...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2015) 11 (2): 238–239.
Published: 01 July 2015
... and encouraging new people to join. The Egyptian Revolution of January 25, 2011, was an opportunity to implement this goal, but it became evident that it is difficult to sustain feminist discourse during a revolutionary time. “NGO-ization” is a challenge for a grassroots feminist movement. The formal...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2009) 5 (3): 183–189.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., No. 3 (Fall 2009) © 2009 183 184 ./ JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES 5:3 Shahrzad Mojab’s keynote address, “Re-centering Imperialism in Feminist Th eorization of War, Reconstruction, and Women’s NGOs,” explored the ways in which Western...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2006) 2 (2): 86–114.
Published: 01 July 2006
... continuity and con- stant dialectic interaction with coexisting democratic and powerful politi- cal actors, such as the monarchs, political parties, human rights NGOs, youth NGOs, and international NGOs and governments. The most spec- tacular impact of the Moroccan feminist movement resides in its...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (1): 45–67.
Published: 01 March 2018
... by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2018 Morocco single mothers aspirational maternalism neoliberalism NGOs For two rainy days in December 2013, over one hundred social workers, representatives from single-mother associations, lawyers, health care professionals, government bureaucrats...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2018) 14 (3): 363–367.
Published: 01 November 2018
... positionality and target spaces, such as nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) outside Beirut, student clubs from various universities, and migrant activist groups like the Anti-Racism Movement. Student groups put up stands to rally attendees for the march and discuss why people would attend. The Feminist...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2005) 1 (1): 110–146.
Published: 01 March 2005
... be increasing, and involvement in NGOs is in- creasing. In addition, social policies pertaining to women seem to be chang- ing to conform to international norms. On the other hand, unemployment rates are high, inequalities have been increasing, and new poverty groups have emerged, although...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (1): 129–131.
Published: 01 March 2011
... since its creation in 2000 and, in 2003, designed and expanded it into a regional program. Prior to joining Global Rights, Bordat worked for NGOs in Pakistan, Egypt, and the Netherlands, where she conducted fieldwork and legal research on women’s human rights issues. She has volunteered...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2010) 6 (3): 191–194.
Published: 01 November 2010
... into second-class citizens. Thus, their second coping strategy is community mobilization. Depending on the social and cultural backgrounds of the founders, they form different types of organization. Exiles, more educated and politically aware, create NGOs, while expatriates have a more established...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2007) 3 (3): 45–74.
Published: 01 November 2007
... the 1990s and 2000s, mostly aggravated discrimination against the Palestinian citizens of Israel, the women in particular. As many of the services that had been administered by the state were privatized or relegated to nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), discrimination often received a legal stamp...