The Institute for Women's studies in the Arab World: The Natural outcome of the First Women's college in the Middle East

Chapter Title

The Institute for Women's studies in the Arab World: The Natural outcome of the First Women's college in the Middle East

Authors

Mona Khalaf

Files

Department

Cairo Papers in Social Science

Description

The proceedings of the Arab Regional Women’s Studies Workshop held at the American University in Cairo in May 1997. Among the theoretical and practical issues discussed are: the importance of introducing gender studies in order to achieve social equality in the Arab World, rethinking political and research priorities in order to give more attention to gender issues, and comparing gender programs in some Arab countries.

Publication Date

1997

Document Type

Book Chapter

Book Title

Arab Regional Women’s Studies Workshop

Editors

Cynthia Nelson, Soraya Altorki

ISBN

9789774244780

Publisher

American University in Cairo Press

City

Cairo

First Page

132

Last Page

140

Series

Cairo Papers in Social Science 20(3)

Keywords

women, policy, programme, development, middle east, gender studies

The Institute for Women's studies in the Arab World: The Natural outcome of the First Women's college in the Middle East

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