It is dangerous to have a single version of femininity, and it is impossible to have a universal definition of empowerment for women. The U.S. media disregards this by its often narrow, Western-based depiction of female ... read more
Despite the fact that the political and social stagnation across the Middle East and North Africa region in the past few decades has led to deteriorating levels of women’s overall participation in the political process, since ... read more
A report on the Women and Human Rights in the Middle East Program conference examining women’s rights in the transitional Middle East and North Africa region. read more
The mission of the Women and Human Rights Program is to produce cutting-edge research and substantive policy recommendations to help practitioners and policymakers better predict how broader participation of women in the public and private spheres might impact regional attitudes and promote societal progress. The Program also seeks to build a bridge between regional and international scholars and policymakers by hosting distinguished lecture series and academic conferences.