Tag Archives: revolution
Women & Revolution: Does Victimization Prompt Change?
What I am hoping this post will do is start a discussion on the complex position of women in revolution & conflict, specifically what the moniker of “victim” and what it implies. Finally, what are the implications of this on bringing change to … Continue reading
Posted in Board Member Contributions, Sophie Guerin Tagged Abu Ghraib, conflict, Eman al-Obeidy, human rights, Iman al-Obeidi, Lynndie England, MDGs, nyts, revolution, victim, Women 2 Comments
Women & Revolution: NYTs Equal Rights Takes to the Barricades
This fascinating article focuses on the central role played of Asmaa Mahfouz, a 26 year old Egyptian woman, in launching the current grassroots revolution in Egypt. According to the Times, Ms. Mahfouz posted a video on YouTube on which she announced that … Continue reading
Posted in Board Member Contributions, Sophie Guerin Tagged egypt, nyt, revolution, Women, youtube 1 Comment