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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2007) 3 (2): 110–111.
Published: 01 July 2007
...Heidi Morrison Copyright © 2007 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2007 110  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES BRIEF COMMENTARY  Egyptian Women’s Views on Constitutional Amendments...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2007) 3 (1): 6–34.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., whose activities led to a reform of the Moroccan personal status code (the Mudawwana ) in 2003. The discourse of the second generation of Tunisian women, which emerged, unlike that of women in other Arab Muslim countries, in a post-independence context wherein they benefited from an oft-amended PSC that...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 148–150.
Published: 01 July 2005
... amendments, and their replacements were being drafted at the time of the booklet’s preparation. For example, a new Labor Law (no. 4857) was enacted on May 22, 2003, and entered into force on June 10 of the same year, and a completely new Penal Code (no. 5230) was adopted on September 26, 2004. These...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 237–243.
Published: 01 July 2019
.../2017, currently in the process of amendment, is approved by the government. The mission completed its report in September 2011. The resulting document contained an investigative report by the National Security Authority and another by the General Intelligence Service, which were used later as evidence...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 154–167.
Published: 01 March 2017
... funding, Chiao contends that ECWR moved toward top-down projects, such as conducting research and promoting draft legal amendments to criminalize sexual harassment in Egypt (ECWR 2009 ; FIDH et al. 2014 , 74). 4 Within Egypt’s militarized and neoliberal environment, ECWR and other NGOs sought to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 433–449.
Published: 01 November 2016
... and a fine. 1 The code does not penalize consensual same-sex activities between adults unless committed in public or by married men, which makes them grounds for a woman to be granted a divorce. In 1981, Revolutionary Command Council (RCC) decree no. 125 amended the personal status law, declaring...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 July 2018
... now. We are neither alone nor wrong! When we get together, we can empower each other. . . . Every week we hear about LGBT individuals being beaten or killed.” Although being LGBT is not illegal in Turkey, the organization proposes an amendment to the equality clause in the Constitution that explicitly...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 222–243.
Published: 01 July 2017
... screenings for syphilis were much more concerned with the sexual practices of men. Multiple regulations were amended in the 1880s to address syphilis, which became more prevalent in port cities and mountain villages from Istanbul to Baghdad. Syphilis was especially dominant in the province of Kastamonu...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 384–389.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of its objectives. However, it is unclear whether this integration will materialize programmatically and operationally into dignified abortion services and what required legal amendments will be endorsed. References Abu Duhou Jamileh , Al Botmeh Reem , and Alawneh Yaser...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 195–218.
Published: 01 July 2017
... they asked for its legalization. Through the amendment of Law No. 2827 on Population Planning in 1983, abortion became legal. This law permitted abortion until the tenth week of pregnancy, with extensions beyond this date in case of illness of the fetus or risks to the pregnant woman. It redefined...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 225–245.
Published: 01 July 2016
... ( 2005 ) work on the legal status of transsexuals in Turkey. 5. For a more detailed description and analysis of Ersoy’s legal struggle, see Rüstem Ertuğ Altınay’s ( 2008 ) and Başak Ertür and Alisa Lebow’s ( 2012 ) elaborate pieces on the issue. 6. Amendment to the Twenty-Ninth Clause of Law...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 98–112.
Published: 01 November 2011
... read “unnatural sexual relations” (Republic of Lebanon 2002) instead of “intercourse” (Republic of Lebanon 1943), thus expanding the scope of the clause and making it more ambiguous.7 The draft document contained a comment that the amendment was meant to include both gays and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 292–313.
Published: 01 November 2018
... family and civil legal codes with a Maliki school of jurisprudence pedigree, French colonialism, geographic proximity, and a history of regional interactions and competitions (Bras 2007 ; Engelcke 2017 , 320–24). Recent amendments to family laws in the three countries have earned them a special...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 108–115.
Published: 01 November 2005
... starting point for further reforms to substantively amend the divorce system and grant women an equal right to divorce. RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE EGYPTIAN GOVERNMENT Th e Egyptian government should adopt legislative, judicial, and administrative reforms to guarantee equal...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 78–101.
Published: 01 July 2012
... Broadcasting Authority, and the Airport Authority.10 Over the past couple of decades, several amendments were passed to foster change in Arab representation in public service; in 1995, a major piece of legisla- tion, the Equal Opportunities in Employment Act of 1988, was amended to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 147–157.
Published: 01 March 2005
... (or sister or daughter) if he found her (or suspected her to be) in a compromising situation with an unrelated man (p. 111). After much debate and struggle, the government finally accepted to amend the law. Day care centers were formed at most major industrial centers. The state...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 117–128.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms as amended by Protocol No. 11. November 4. Rome. http conventions.coe.int/treaty/EN/Treaties/html/005.htm (accessed October 8, 2009). Council of the European Union (CEU) 2008 Council...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 48–74.
Published: 01 March 2019
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 60–85.
Published: 01 July 2006
... was expected, this re- vised version provoked a heated parliamentary debate. Responding to a chorus of disapproval from conservative groups such as the FLN and the “Islamist” MSP, the commission’s president, Mohammed Zaghloul Botarn, maintained that the proposed amendments are not attacks on...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 35–59.
Published: 01 July 2006