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‘Hope’: a new fund to promote women’s rights in the Arab Spring countries (and happy International Women’s Day)
Repost from From Poverty to Power:
Three years ago, weeks before the centenary of International Women’s Day, I remember sitting in my living room in Manchester, watching on TV with hope and astonishment the brave women and men who were taking to the streets in the Arab World, reclaiming their right to live a dignified life and to make free decisions about how their countries were run. 406 more words
8 March is International Women’s Day.
From the City and University of Oxford, on behalf of the Oxford Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Studies Forum (OXGAPS) we extend our congratulations to all women, and especially those in Bahrain, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen. 406 more words
Today the US launched the second drone strike in Yemen in three days. The strike, which took place in northern Yemen, killed a jihadist who fought in Iraq. 632 more words