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The new dynamics in the inclusion and empowerment of young women. In:The Arab Human Development Report 2016: Youth and the Prospects for Human Development in a Changing Reality

Al-Ali, Nadje and Ali, Zahra and Isabel, Marler (2016) The new dynamics in the inclusion and empowerment of young women. In:The Arab Human Development Report 2016: Youth and the Prospects for Human Development in a Changing Reality. New York: United Nations Publications.

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Abstract

This chapter assesses the varying degrees to which young women in Arab countries are empowered or disempowered, included or excluded. Setting aside the stereotypes of subordination, it presents a nuanced picture of the changing circumstances of young women today, the struggle against injustice and the triumphs over injustice. The chapter shows how a new generation of young feminists is challenging the considerable barriers creatively and with determination.

Item Type: Monographs (Other)
Keywords: Arab youth, gender, young women, empowerment, legal rights, political participation; education
SOAS Departments & Centres: Faculty of Languages and Cultures > Centre for Gender Studies
ISBN: 9789211263978
Depositing User: Nadje Al-Ali
Date Deposited: 17 Dec 2016 18:45
URI: http://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/23308

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