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Entries by Shahnaz Taplin-Chinoy from 08/2012

Three Arab Revolutions: Will Democracy Root, Will Women Thrive?

| Posted 08.03.2012 | World

One thing is crystal clear: Women are central to the discourse on how democracy develops in the Middle East and North Africa region post revolution.

Saudi Women in the Olympics: Breakthrough or Tokenism?

| Posted 08.13.2012 | World

Saudi women in the London Olympics -- is a giant step forward but complex and punctuated by a dual message.

Is Islam Compatible With Women's Sports, Fitness and Health?

| Posted 08.22.2012 | Religion

As the Olympian winners savor their gold, silver and bronze medals and the London party winds down, I think much of the world is still perplexed by the intersection between Islam, women and sports.

Post Arab Revolutions: TV Challenges Stereotypes, Pushes New Frontiers

| Posted 08.29.2012 | World

Syrian soap operas -- though poisoned by ideology and demonization -- made Syrians proud of their history and heritage.