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
In the second issue of the Journal of Women and Human Rights in the Middle East, students explore the various aspects of Islamic feminism. Essay topics range from Islamic thinker Gamal al-Banna's approach to Islamic feminism ... read more
Mahmoud A. El-Gamal
Microfinance institutions have continued to grow over the past few decades, enabling greater access to credit in many of the world's less developed nations. However, in many Muslim countries, the poor tend to reject microfinance on ... 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.