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Listening to Women in the MENA Region Before and After the Arab Spring

25 May 2021
11 AM New York | 5 PM Paris | 6 PM Amman

This conversation focused on gender-based oppression and violence directed toward women as fundamental elements of social structures that promote state-sanctioned violence, sectarian violence, and social violence.

Gender-based strategies to reduce violence are often regarded as tangential issues that are best addressed after other sociopolitical concerns. But a growing body of evidence identified by scholars on this panel indicates gender-based analysis must instead be placed at the center of efforts to reduce violence in the MENA region, findings which have significant implications for other regions, as well.

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