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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 (2023) 19 (2): 167–184.
Published: 01 July 2023
...Hande Eslen-Ziya; Nazlı Kazanoğlu Abstract This article attempts to show how government-supported women’s NGOs (GO-NGOs) in Turkey actively contribute to the construction of neoliberal, conservative, antigender discourses of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) government. Since the second...
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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...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2016) 12 (1): 122–125.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Fatima Sadiqi 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 Moroccan feminist movement. After the 20 February Movement (the Moroccan version...
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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
..., is the ultimate vic- tim, the best victim. (Philippe, French NGO worker)1 Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies Vol. 8, No. 2 (Spring 2012) © 2012 26 rania kassab sweis...
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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
...), this was the first time that Mizrahi women identified themselves as a category (Shiran 1991, 1996, 2002b, Shohat 1996). The major event of Israel’s feminist non-governmental organiza- tions (NGOs) since the late 1970s has been the Annual Feminist Con- vention. Until 1991, almost all...
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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
... to escalations of state and social violence and ongoing conflict and transition. Our work on sexual violence in public spaces leaves us with the following dilemma: Are the services we provide to women and survivors helping to build a vibrant feminist movement or creating codependent NGO relationships...
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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
... which such institutions are structured. Following Vin-Kim Nguyen’s ( 2010 ) insightful work on HIV/AIDS NGOs in West Africa, I understand the listening center at WfW as a key site through which maternal subjectivities were produced and made legible. If, “in the Moroccan context, being a single mother...
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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
... economy and of globalization appear mixed. Women seem to be losing jobs in some areas but gaining them in oth- ers. There has been an informalization of work, but in some cases women’s access to salaried work may be increasing, and involvement in NGOs is in- creasing. In addition, social policies...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2023) 19 (2): 209–231.
Published: 01 July 2023
... in the international arena, and from coordinating the regime’s relations with NGOs or with economic elites seeking access to Mubarak’s clientelist politics. My argument in the article is based on situating these powers and entitlements within Mubarak’s dynamics of survival and legitimation. Another part of my research...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (2011) 7 (1): 129–131.
Published: 01 March 2011
... 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 as a prostitute outreach worker and a translator in political asylum proceedings...