Economic Freedom: The way Towards Women’s Emancipation in the MENA Region – Souad Adnane

By Souad Adnane Women’s issues have been conceptualized in the international development context in many forms and trends that have affected in a way or another local policies with this regard. Countries of the Arab world, as all the countries who signed and ratified the UN treaties related to gender and women’s issues, have been affected by this…

Improving the position of women within mainly Muslim countries – Souad Adnane

By Souad Adnane The position of women within mainly Muslim countries is a complicated/complex issue that needs to be handled from different perspectives so to be apprehended. Otherwise, the puzzle would be missing pieces. It is even more complex to suggest “solutions” since they would easily scramble under the deeply rooted wall of traditions and religious…

Islamic Women’s Movement in Turkey: From Street Actions to Islamic Feminism – Ömer Çaha

By Ömer Çaha This paper emphasizes on the development of Islamic women’s movement in Turkey. The sources, values, dynamics and the discourses of the movement will be analyzed from the framework of arguments on social movements. It is obvious that each social movement proclaims an ideology which explains the need for change in the society’s institutions…