FRI 26 - 5 - 2017
Date: Mar 1, 2017
Conference "Gender Equality in the Arab World Post - Arab Uprisings"
The Conference "Gender Equality in the Arab World Post - Arab Uprisings" is organized by the "The Arab Network for the Study of Democracy" and the "Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs" at the American University of Beirut, In cooperation with "The Center of Arab Women for Training and Research" (CAWTAR), on Friday and Saturday, 3 - 4 March 2017 at Issam Fares Institute Building - Conference Room - 4th Floor American University of Beirut

Conference Program

First Day   3 March 2017 

09:00 – 9:30am  Conference Registration 

9:30 – 10:30am  Opening Session

- Dr. Tarek Mitri - Director -"Issam Fares Institute"   
- Ms. Atidel Mejbri -"CAWTAR"    
- Dr. Ebtisam Al-Atiyat -"ANSD"

10:30 – 11:00am  Break

11:00 – 12:30pm  Case Studies (I): Women’s Activism and the Status of Women in  War and Conflict - torn Countries

- Dr. Rouba Mhaissen (The Case of Syria)   
- Dr. Ebtisam Algusbi (The Case of Libya)   
- Dr. Ziad Majed (Chair) 

12:30 – 2:00pm  Lunch Break

2:00 – 3:30pm  Case Studies (II): Women’s Activism and the Status of Women in Countries That Experienced a Peaceful Regime Change        

- Dr. Salsabil Alqulaibi (The Case of Tunisia)   
- Dr. Mozn Al-Hassan (The Case of Egypt) / via Skype   
- Dr. Dina El-Khawaga (Chair)


Second Day  4 March 2017


09:00 – 10:30am  Case Studies (III): Women’s Activism and the Status of Women in Countries That Did Not Experience Regime Change       

- Dr. Feriel Lalami (The case of Algeria)   
- Dr. Dalal El Bizri (The Case of Lebanon)   
- Ms. Fatima Moussawi -"Issam Fares Institute" (Chair)

10:30 – 11:00am  Break

11:00 – 12:30pm  Case Studies (III): Women’s Activism and the Status of Women in Countries That Did Not Experience Regime Change

- Dr. Wafa Al-Khadra (The case of Jordan)   
- Dr. Mona Fadhel (The Case of Bahrain)   
- Dr. Ibtesam Al-Atiyat (Chair)

12:30 – 2:00pm  Lunch Break

2:00 – 3:30pm  Case Studies (IV): Pressing Gender Equality Issues in the Arab World

1. Women and Violent Extremism    -  Dr. Dalia Ghanem-Yazbeck (The Case of ISIS Women)

2. Liberating Arab Sexualities: The Status and Activism of LGBTQ Communities and Individuals Post - Arab Uprisings   -  Mrs. Ghinwa Samhat (The Case of HELEM)

3. Gender Legislation in the Arab World    -  Ms. Atidel Mejbri ("CAWTAR" Report)    

-  Ms. Mayla Bakhache (Chair)


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