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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 92–114.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Andrea Fischer-Tahir In 1988 the Iraqi regime launched the Anfal campaigns against the Kurdish peshmerga and their civil supporters in the rural areas. This article investigates narrations about Anfal constructed by peshmerga ten years after the events. It compares the memoirs of a leading...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 125–134.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Oguz Alyanak On March 12, 2018, four women gathered in Istanbul’s iconic Fatih Mosque. Known today as members of the “Women in Mosques” (Kadınlar Camilerde) campaign, these women, many of them young and university educated, have been gathering in various mosques in Istanbul since...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 143–154.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., GET A ROOM!” LOVE, HATE, AND TRANSNATIONAL POLITICS FROM THE “ISRAEL LOVES IRAN” AND “IRAN LOVES ISRAEL” FACEBOOK CAMPAIGNS Adi Kuntsman and Sanaz Raji mn “Get a Fucking Room!” he “Israel Loves Iran” and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2017) 13 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 March 2017
... media’s antiswearing campaigns and policies, ostensibly to uphold fair play, miss how fans gender fairness by referring to the masculine ideal of the crazy/hot-blooded young man ( delikanlı ). In keeping with theorization on “ordinary ethics” in anthropology, this analysis illuminates how fairness and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 107–134.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Frances S. Hasso Since the 1980s, an explosion in state, international, and nongovernmental campaigns and programs propose to increase women’s rights and protections in Arab countries. Women and women’s rights activists often invite and appeal to male-dominated states to regulate, intervene, or...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 60–85.
Published: 01 July 2006
... Algeria. Equally, he acknowledged the rise of active women who have been fighting to make their voices heard and to break into the public sphere, which has so often been judged as men’s sphere. Armed with professional expertise, social science data, and political commitment, these women campaigned for...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 6–30.
Published: 01 March 2008
... the party’s innovation in feminist advocacy in the context of Iran’s first women’s suffrage campaign from 1943 to 1946, and in direct comparison with an earlier organization, the Patriotic Women’s League and its hosting of the Second Eastern Women’s Congress in Tehran in 1932, and 2) the development...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 374–375.
Published: 01 November 2015
...), discrimination based on gender, and forced veiling. Girls also share stories of success related to such experiences. We have launched off-line campaigns to end sexual violence and defend women’s right to free choices in relation to their own bodies and public spheres. Thawrat El Banat was founded in January...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 132–133.
Published: 01 March 2015
... center of its political perspective. Previously, the SFK ran campaigns focused on female labor, especially on women’s unpaid labor in the family, such as We Want Our Due from Men! demanding equal sharing of housework and care work between men, women, and the state. In our campaign There’s Life outside...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 368–370.
Published: 01 November 2015
... experience gained in these projects guides our community mobilizing meetings, where we discuss organizing activities, field interventions, and awareness campaigns and work on other matters that emerge. In terms of challenges, HELEM has been criticized for its low number of women-oriented and women-led...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 126–129.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Soviet campaign to eliminate veiling among Muslim women and girls in Uzbekistan as an entry point into the examination of how the confrontation between central authorities in Moscow and the Central Asian subjects whom they sought to categorize played out on a microscopic scale. As in many 128...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 390–393.
Published: 01 November 2018
... articles (twelve) on breastfeeding covered the National Campaign to Promote Breastfeeding. The remaining four articles on this topic related to the social pressure around ability to breastfeed, the importance of tightening laws around breast milk substitutes, the importance of incentives to promote...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 236–241.
Published: 01 July 2018
... demand an end to male guardianship” (Suʿudiyyat_nutalib_bi-isqat_al-wilaya) to articulate their grievances against their guardians and institutional discrimination carried out in the name of religion and culture. The Twitter campaign evolved into a worldwide feminist movement advocating for women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 96–107.
Published: 01 November 2005
... in advancing women’s rights as human rights, but this changed dramatically in the 1990s. How did a small circle of volunteers who campaigned on behalf of mostly male politi- cal prisoners become an international movement that campaigned against gender apartheid...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 103–105.
Published: 01 March 2009
... Mabel Wolff who, with others at the Omdurman Midwifery Training School, spearheaded the campaigns to modernize childbirth and fertility practices in the Sudan colony which today, with feminist and human rights interven- tion, may be referred to as “harmful cultural practices.” Anthropologist...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 147–151.
Published: 01 November 2005
... census data is diffi cult to fi nd. Recent American military campaigns in Iraq and the regional re- percussions of those campaigns have made a once-diffi cult area in which to conduct research almost impossible to penetrate. Research involving Kurdish populations is particularly diffi cult to pursue...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 240–241.
Published: 01 July 2015
... indecent clothing. In response to the July 2009 events, four women, the journalists Amel Habbani and Rasha Awad and the women’s rights defenders Nahid Jabrallah and Hadia Hasaballah, formed the No to Oppressing Women Initiative (NOW) to campaign against the Public Order Act. During Hussein’s hearing...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 113–115.
Published: 01 March 2019
... helps immigrant women reclaim their agency in a particularly racialized political and legal context, as well as in the face of inequalities visible within the immigrant community. In “When Women Demand Prayer Space: Women in Mosques Campaign in Turkey,” Oguz Alyanak illuminates the spatial politics...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 98–112.
Published: 01 November 2011
... establishments frequented by sexual 104  mn  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES  7:3 non-conformists. Similar campaigns by the police surfaced in Morocco and the Gulf countries. Morality became a weapon of the state against society to appease a growing Islamist movement. These...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2013) 9 (1): 130–133.
Published: 01 March 2013
... three “movement moments” (xvii) that exemplify the conjunctural nature of feminist and Islamist mobilizations around mudawana reform. These movements moments are the 1992 One Million Signature Campaign, a feminist campaign in support of reforming the mudawana, an Islamist rally that...