Posted on 24/02/2015 by matisak
Posted on 23/12/2013 by matisak
Shirin Ebadi said that the European countries should send woman ambassadors to countries like Saudi Arabia or Iran. What do you think about this idea? Would this be worth to try? Would it be helpful for women’s rights in these countries or perhaps the impact will be very limited, and why? Read few comments.
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Posted on 03/08/2012 by matisak
Hopefully this is the beginning of a new era, said Wojdan Shahrkhani. She became the first Saudi Arabian woman to compete at the Olympic Games. This is probably not the new era, but it is significant. The short interview on Saudi women participation at the London Olympics with Raghida Dergham follows. She is Columnist and Senior Diplomatic Correspondent for the London-based Al Hayat. Arabian Business ranked her as number 42 on the list of 100 Most Powerful Arab Women in 2011.
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Posted on 14/02/2012 by matisak
Hazma Kashgari even faces a possible death sentence.
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Posted on 26/09/2011 by matisak
Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah announced women would be given the right to vote and stand in elections.
Filed under: Middle East, Politics, Society | Tagged: Asef Bayat, Lisa Wynn, Middle East, Politics, Robert Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Society, Toby Jones, Women, women's rights | Leave a comment »
Posted on 24/05/2011 by matisak