Religion, Revolution & the Rights of Women in the Arab Uprisings

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Mars 6, 2013 - 08:30 - 13:00
Millennium Hotel, One United Nations Plaza (44th St. btw 1st & 2nd Ave), Landmark Room

Suad Abdi, Somalia, Country Representative, Progressio - a London-based charity
Nehad Abolkomsan, Egypt, Founder and Chairwoman, Egyptian Center for Human Rights
Haifa Abu Ghazaleh, Jordan, Special Representative, Civil Society for the League of Arab States Secretary General; Minister of Tourism (2011)
Asma Abuzaakouk, Libya, President and Founder, Libya Outreach Group
Nabilah Al Zubair, Yemen, Journalist; Founder, Feminist Foundation for Culture and Dialouge of Civilizations
Emad Al-Garash, Yemen, Executive Director, Yemen Organization for Defending Democratic Rights and Freedoms
Hoda Badran, Egypt, Chairwoman, Alliance for Arab Women
Salwa Bugaighis, Libya, Human rights lawyer; Former member, Libyan NTC
Mouna Ghanem, Syria, Deputy for the President, Building the Syrian State movement (BSS); co-founder, “ Women and Democracy"
Amal JameelNaser, Syria, Director, Syrian Women Association for Democracy
Shahrazad Kablan, Libya, Political activist and first female anchor on a non-governmental news station
Azza Kamel, Egypt, Founder, Appropriate Communication Techniques for Development
Fatemah Khafagy, Egypt, Ombudsperson, Gender Equality in Egypt
Asma Khedr, Jordan, Secretary-General,  Jordanian Commission Women (JNCW)
Zahraa Langhi, Libya, Co-founder, Libyan Women's Platform for Peace
Dalenda Largueche, Tunisia, General Director, Center of Research Studies, Documentation and Information on Women
Faiza Mohammed, Somalia, Nairobi Office Director, Equality Now
Amal Mohammed Abbas Basha, Yemen, Co-founder, Sisters Arab Forum for Human Rights (SAF);  Official Spokesperson, National Dialogue Committee in Yemen
Zeinab Hibaaq Osman, Somalia, Founder and CEO, Karama
Saadia Wadah, Morocco, Lawyer;  Member, National Council for Human Rights in Morocco