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11 Dec

Women, Peace and Security: How does the Arab region measure up?

The first-ever Women, Peace and Security Index was released a few days ago. This is a major milestone in understanding the challenges and constraints faced by women worldwide. The index measures well-being – defined by three dimensions:

  1. Economic, social, and political inclusion
  2. Formal laws and informal discrimination in the justice sector
  3. Family, community, and societal security

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13 Sep

The Arab world must get rid of the stagnation in its systems

Conflicts are generally disgraceful! However, conflicts that concern ideas should definitely be valued very highly. Ideas can only emerge, and eventually function, within a structure and an environment that allows their seeds to grow! This implies the existence of a dynamic network of well-educated and mature persons—‘professional society’ that is highly receptive and works on passing them on from one person to another until they are operating soundly.

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03 Sep

Civil Society in the Arab World and the Dilemma of Funding

First published: August 11, 2010.
Civil society played a critical role in democratic transitions in Eastern Europe and Latin America. To the disappointment of many, it hasn’t played that role in the Arab world. Across the region, non-governmental organizations have been weakened and tamed. Meanwhile, the United States, the EU, and the international community continue to emphasize the importance of civil society development.

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