Arab Women

Do Arab Women Have a Voice?

Naila Missous | Posted 05.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Naila Missous

Women of the Middle East: oh those poor oppressed souls; forced to cover themselves from head to toe by their polygamous, blood relative husbands who consider them like a commodity. Or are they?

Women in Society

Baroness Mary Goudie | Posted 08.05.2012 | UK
Baroness Mary Goudie

International Women's Day is an important celebration of the great strides women around the world are making to ensure they are recognised and working towards equality.

Women, the Islamist Moment and Us

Lorna Fitzsimons | Posted 12.03.2012 | UK Politics
Lorna Fitzsimons

We need to face some depressing facts about the Arab Spring and develop a robust policy response. While the Arab Spring has opened up opportunities for women in the long-term, in the short-term the google-generation has - for now, at least - been pushed aside by the hard men of the military and the long-established Islamist parties.

Arab Women Face an Uphill Struggle for Equality

Imad Mesdoua | Posted 14.01.2012 | UK
Imad Mesdoua

The Arab Spring represents a remarkable opportunity for Arab women to take back their rightful place in their own societies as equals.

The Macho Politics of the Arab World

Adnan Al-Daini | Posted 03.10.2011 | UK
Adnan Al-Daini

Women of the revolution, do not allow yourselves to be sidelined. Fight for your rights with the tenacity and intelligence you used against dictators; your countries need you, and you owe it to your children and grandchildren to provide them with a better future using your unique skills.