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Khaled Abu Aker
Khuloud Khayyat Dajani
Women and Power
Vol.17 No.3 & 4 2011
Table of Contents
by Ziad AbuZayyad and by Hillel Schenker
Women and Power
by Galia Golan and by Lucy Nusseibeh
by Anwarul Chowdhury
Progress in implementing UNSCR 1325 has been slow and uneven; we need renewed commitment to fully and effectively implement this foundational document on women and peace and security.
by Mavic Cabrera-Balleza
To shorten the stages of the women’s empowerment process, development institutions have provided a range of interventions.
by Zahira Kamal
Translating political representation into meaningful empowerment for women.
by Naomi Chazan
The potential impact of a women on the peace process.
by Hind Khoury
Viewing the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through a different lens.
by Galia Golan
As we assert our power and move away from the stereotypical mindsets of the conflict, we can also help to transform the entire conflict.
by Lucy Nusseibeh
Women’s organizations, feminists and peace activists face multiple dilemmas in trying to make themselves heard and have an impact on the political process.
by Anat Saragusti
Assessing the current obstacles to women’s empowerment and peace.
by Sonia Najjar
Do women and men in Israel continue to show similar attitudes toward peace and war as in the past?
by Dahlia Scheindlin
Narrative of the internal struggle of a Bedouin, Arab, Muslim, Palestinian, Israeli.
by Safa Abu-Rabia
A group of Israeli women made a political statement by taking Palestinian women to the beach for the day, in protest of Israel’s movement restrictions against Palestinians.
by Ofra Yeshua-Lyth
Women who are Arab, Muslim, a minority and also Israeli need to reshape a vision of a self, an “other,” and a direction for the future into something that is hopeful.
by Dalia Fadila
Contrary to the Zionist ideal, the struggle for women’s rights has been a long and bitter one, in part due to absorption into the male-dominated labor movement.
by Joanne Yaron
An Israeli woman and a Palestinian woman find friendship through the shared experience of bereavement, and participate in a dialogue group for grandmothers from both sides.
by Jillian Slutzker
Football bridges the divide between Israeli and Palestinian children and encourages a dialogue between them at the Peres Center for Peace.
by Tami Hay-Sagiv and by Inbal Ben-Ezer
We realized the need for “deeper understanding,” allowing students the space and time to talk about culture, identity, their fears and the conflict itself.
by Abeer Hazboun
Samuel Chapple-Sokol, Sana Mahmood. Women played an unprecedented and critical role in Egypt’s revolution yet must work hard not to be excluded from the emerging power structures and the political agenda.
by Althea Middleton-Detzner and by Jillian Slutzker
Women were a formidable presence in recent political protests but the struggle for women’s rights against entrenched social norms throughout the Middle East is ongoing.
by Heidi Basch
A documentary film about reconciliation between Greek and Turkish Cypriot women contains poignant relevance to the Israel-Palestine conflict.
by Jenny Levin
by Lamis AIami
by Alice Shalvi
by Cora Weiss
Galia Golan, Molly Malekar, Galit Hasan-Rokem, Lucy Nusseibeh, and Sonia Najjar
Reviewed by Edy Kaufman
Reviewed by Rainer Kessler
by Chana Bloch and by Chana Kronfeld
by Tala Abu-Rahmeh
by Elana Bell
by Maysa Abu-Ghannam
by Deb Reich