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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 103–105.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Sharon Linzey Copyright © 2007 Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2007 BRIEF COMMUNICATIONS  103 International Conference on Kurdish Women for Peace and Equality, March 8, 2007, Erbil, Southern Kurdistan Sharon...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 105–108.
Published: 01 November 2007
... sale. The gathering concluded with a wonderful party at the Khancad Hotel with lots of food, dancing, and socializing with everyone con- nected to the conference. International Conference on Kurdish Women for Peace and Equality, March 8, 2007, Erbil, Southern Kurdistan...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 109–124.
Published: 01 November 2014
... that there is no gender equality in Arab society in Israel, a conviction stronger among male teachers. Transition of Arab society from traditional to modern society has not eliminated the patriarchal regime. Improved education of women and their professional promotion have not ensured gender equality...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 3–23.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Peter Drucker Abstract The project of the French Alliance Israélite Universelle (AIU) in Morocco in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries—to win social and political equality for Jews through European enlightenment—was intertwined with the French imperial project. Moroccan Jewish women...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 50–67.
Published: 01 March 2016
... in Syrian melodrama connoted the rise of more equal gender relations, which symbolized a pluralistic political order. Amid the uprising, those outwardly embracing the regime narrative insist that they are focusing on societal norms rather than politics. This study is based on analysis of miniseries...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 265–286.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Diya Abdo Abstract Readings of the Egyptian writer Miral al-Tahawy’s first novel, al-Khibaʾ (1996), typically view it as autobiographical, casting its first-person narrator Fatima as the author’s oppressed double. Equally dismissive, nonautobiographical readings cast her as passive “madwoman.” This...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 354–375.
Published: 01 November 2017
... papers over gender injustices. Both Kurdish and Turkish activists stress the necessity of understanding that a just and sustainable peace must include gender equality and that gender justice cannot be achieved in times of war. Thus feminist convergences in Kurdish and Turkish activism present peace and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 July 2014
... analysis of the much celebrated Family Code and its two main goals-“doing justice to women” and “preserving men’s dignity”-and of the regime’s ambivalent discourse on gender equality as defined by the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) paints a more realistic...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 48–70.
Published: 01 November 2006
... and the greatest differences appear within each sample. Overall, conceptions of Islam are marked by a desire for personal interpretation, individual application, and a reading of the Qur’an that emphasizes equality between men and women. The similarities in attitudes can be attributed in large parts...
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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
... standards of equal rights feminism, the Women’s Party contributed to an enduring aspect of Iranian culture in which national conversations imagine a global audience. The thesis rests on two elements: 1) the use of recently published Iranian document sets and a previously unused press source to illustrate...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 53–82.
Published: 01 March 2008
... national subjects, with equal rights. The discourse also had global aspects, as Iraqi intellectuals appropriated and hybridized colonial perceptions of Muslim women. Orit Bashkin received her Ph.D. at Princeton University in 2004. Her dissertation, “Intellectuals in Monarchic Iraq, 1921–1941,” looks...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2013) 9 (2): 58–79.
Published: 01 July 2013
... societies, religions, and cultures, I argue that the novel is equally, if not more, about the spiritual faith of an ordinary Muslim woman grappling with emotional and psychological grief. Using several recent theories on Islamic feminism, including Saba Mahmood’s conceptualization of feminism beyond the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 81–107.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Lihi Ben Shitrit Women’s activism in conservative religious-political movements poses a challenge to liberal feminism. Why do women participate in great numbers in political organizations that seem to limit women’s freedom and equality? My work with women activists in the Islamic Movement and the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 115–136.
Published: 01 July 2006
...Carol Malt As more women enter the museum profession in the MENA countries, they are using their influence as instruments of change to put forward issues of women’s equality in museum programs, displays, and publications and thus ultimately help shape the future image and status of women...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 48–74.
Published: 01 March 2019
... masculinity in Baʾath ideology ensures the preservation of gendered laws that perceive women as less equal. While teasing out this aspect, this study seeks to explore the status of women in the Syrian Constitution (1973) and laws by investigating the role of the state as a male protector in which women’s...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 365–367.
Published: 01 November 2015
... region. Before the revolution women were the first victims of the dictatorship. They were deprived of the basic rights of expression, freedom, and equality and of participation in civil society and political domains. Only women of certain socioeconomic or political profiles could actively participate...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 99–102.
Published: 01 November 2007
... (Fall 2007) © 2007 100  JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES involvement in societal development have worked to advance the cause of women. These include: 1. Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948). 2. Equal Remuneration Convention (1951). 3. Employment...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 362–364.
Published: 01 November 2015
... diverse set of on-the-ground and digital activities (see bidarzani.com ) to publicize and discuss the bill and its adverse effects on women’s lives. Consequently, the collective was initially named Toward Equal Family Laws. It was later renamed Bidarzani, the Persian equivalent of “feminism,” because...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 128–129.
Published: 01 March 2015
... system that harms women and children, developing alternatives to those practices, and enabling their implementation. KAMER believes that participative democracy is possible when gender equality is sustained. The main office of KAMER is in Diyarbakir. There are twenty-three provinces in the eastern...