Islamist Movement

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.