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Jon Stewart At Women's Summit: 'I Still Naively Believe That We Can All Make A Difference'

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 04.04.2014 | Impact

As its name suggests, the Women in the World Summit focuses on defiant and determined women who are making this planet a safer and more empowered plac...

Fadia Tunis

Zainab Salbi | Posted 03.16.2013 | World
Zainab Salbi

Women and Islam have become the heart of the current debate as post-revolutionary Arab countries struggle to define their new identities. Getting lost in this debate is the discussion of poverty, jobs and dignified life -- the very reasons that the uprisings occurred.

Women and the Arab Spring

Melanne Verveer | Posted 07.03.2012 | World
Melanne Verveer

Real and lasting change will take time, so we must take advantage of every opportunity to work with our allies to hold to the path to democracy and inclusiveness. We must support national voices calling for women's inclusion and empowerment.

Is the Arab Spring a Failure?

John Tirman | Posted 06.26.2012 | World
John Tirman

I have been puzzling over Year Two of the Arab Spring. The signals remain mixed. The imposition of Sharia would be a colossal step backward and consign women to a new Dark Ages. If that is the fate of the Arab Spring, it is a grotesque failure.

Women in Libya and the Arab Spring

Manal Omar | Posted 01.04.2012 | World
Manal Omar

Few would dispute women's role in the revolution. The question on women's minds today is whether it is sustainable or not.