Posts tagged ‘women’s advocacy’

Event: “Women’s Political Participation In The Middle East: The Changing Political Landscape”

On Thursday, June 23rd, the Women’s Foreign Policy Group will co-host a panel discussion on women’s political participation in the Middle East with speakers May Kosba, Sanja Kelly, and Charles Dunne.  The event is free, and lunch will be served, but you must RSVP.  The event will be held at Freedom House, located at 1301 Connecticut Ave., NW, in Washington, D.C.

 

 

To learn more or RSVP: http://data.memberclicks.com/site/wfpg/2011-06-23womens-political-participation-invite.pdf

June 14, 2011 at 12:46 pm 1 comment

Progress…

Sometimes seeing how far we’ve come reminds us of how far we have to go.  The eagle-eyed Grace Arthur brought this Times of India article to my attention:

UAE court says okay to wife-beating

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/middle-east/UAE-court-says-okay-to-wife-beating/articleshow/6771422.cms

Good thing there are so many people out there hard at work on protecting and promoting women’s rights!

November 4, 2010 at 12:49 pm Leave a comment


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