Tag Archives: women’s rights

Violence Against Women and COVID 19

In formulating their COVID 19 responses, governments, NGOs and the private sector need to be far more sensitive to the special risks women face.

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International Women’s Day: An Egyptian Perspective

How is it that young Egyptian men are often proud of their sexual virility? The Egyptian government benefits politically.

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Dissing Canada: How the Saudis Beat Themselves

Multiple diplomatic spats raise questions about Saudi concept of sovereignty and its human rights obligations internationally.

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The (Silent) Revolution of Muslim Women

Since 2000, 50 million women in predominantly-Muslim countries have entered the labor market.

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Beyond Harvey Weinstein: Sextortion Around the Globe

Sextortion – the demand for sexual favors by powerful men – is especially prevalent in poor countries. It is the least investigated form of corruption in the world.

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#SheTrades: Global Actions to Empower Women to Trade

It is time to unlock women’s economic potential!

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Women in Congress: How Does the U.S. Stack Up?

The United States still fares poorly on representation of women in its national legislature.

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Saudi Arabia: From the Eyes of an Insider

“Segregation” is the only way to describe the situation for women in Saudi Arabia.

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Turkey’s Important Balancing Act

Promoting women’s empowerment in Turkey.

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Looking Backwards: International Women’s Day

Why do we tolerate a gap in leadership on women’s rights?

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