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Hunaida Tumia, one of only two women to run in Libya's first presidential election, checks her phone during an interview with Reuters in Tripoli, Libya, on December 1, 2021.REUTERS/Hazem Ahmed
Wednesday, December 08, 2021
Of 98 presidential candidates in Libya, just two are women challenging norms
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - When political activist Laila ben Khalifa announced she was standing in Libya’s presidential race, she said the most common response was sexist jokes and patronising comments. Even when she met one of her male rivals in the Dec....
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
OAS First and Second Plenary Sessions of the General Assembly
Foreign ministers of OAS member states will meet from June 14-15, in the Dominican Republic. The General Assembly will be broadcast live on the OAS Website. More information is available here.
Friday, October 31, 2014
Our forgotten allies against Islamic State: Iraqi and Syrian women
Women and girls living in Syria and Iraq have been subject to gross sexual violence, economic strife and the psychological trauma of a war that, to them, seems endless. But women in these countries are not just victims of violence, they are also...
Thursday, October 24, 2013
On Egyptian women after the Arab Spring
When history books reflect on modern Egypt, we will read the “official” version of the story but we will never read the stories that matter: her stories. We will not hear the voices of millions of women who stood shoulder to shoulder, hand in hand,...
Wednesday, March 21, 2007
Opening the Door: Women Leaders and Constitution Building in Iraq and Afghanistan
Recent decades have witnesses growing demands for the inclusion and empowerment of women leaders as elected representatives. Women representatives have made important strides in some nations, but progress worldwide has proved sluggish. A global...