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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 164–188.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of the global North even today. Such imperial feminist discourse on women in Egypt was blatant in Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's December 2011 announcement of the National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security at Georgetown University, as well as in the rhetoric of Laura Bush, Cherie Booth...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 484–507.
Published: 01 December 2020
... the 2011 people’s uprising in Egypt as well as on the iconic pan-Arab feminist leader Huda Shaarawi to evoke powerful images of Muslim women. Finally, the essay turns to transnational feminists such as Angela Davis, Trinh T. Minh-ha, Cynthia Enloe, Miriam Cooke, and Zillah Eisenstein for cross-border...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 457–470.
Published: 01 October 2019
... over the world, there’s Migrant Forum Asia doing great work, by people from the origin countries, but the Arab world, nothing regional whatsoever. So this network came in a few years ago with the hope that it will bridge the gaps especially between here, Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan and the Gulf. A few...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 174–182.
Published: 01 April 2021
... author, who traveled across Africa and Asia to invite comrades-in-arms to the meeting (Prashad 2007 ). Karam was the mind behind the two previous Afro-Asian Women’s Conferences held in Cairo, Egypt, in 1961 and Ulan Bator, Mongolia, in 1972 respectively. She remembered their first conference...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 253–260.
Published: 01 October 2019
...-authoritarian movements across the region as a kind of transnational feminism. They analyze the mobilization in Beirut in response to the state’s refusal to pick up garbage in relation to the Tahrir Square protests and to queer and feminist activism. While anti-authoritarian mobilizations in Beirut and Egypt...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 340–362.
Published: 01 December 2020
... UN conferences such as the Convention to Eliminate All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) in 1979; the World Conference on Human Rights held in Vienna, Austria in 1993; and the International Conference on Population and Development held in Cairo, Egypt in 1994. Many women of color...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 139–148.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., Egypt, the apartheid regime in South Africa, Suharto’s dictatorship in Indonesia, Marcos in the Philippines, and Israel’s various occupations of Lebanon, the Golan Heights, and the Palestinian territories. The U.S. pattern of foreign intervention has been to overthrow leftist governments and to impose...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 482–507.
Published: 01 October 2019
... and all are recent newcomers to Canada with backgrounds from different parts of the South West Asia and North Africa (SWANA) region: for example, Laila, our coauthor on this essay and a UNESCO Youth Forum participant, was born and raised in Egypt and moved to Canada in 2013 after having experienced...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 161–182.
Published: 01 April 2019
... that the “definition of what constitutes Arab cinema has to-date privileged Egypt and the national cinemas of the former French colonies of the Maghreb [and] Levant” (1). Ciecko asserts that the “countries of the Arabian Peninsula [such as Yemen], a cultural location central to the formation of Arab and pan-Arab...
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