Is the Arab Awakening Marginalizing Women?
On this episode of dialogue we discuss the role of women in the aftermath of the Arab Awakening and the implications for women’s rights under the emerging Islamist regimes. We are joined by Rend al-Rahim, Executive Director of the Iraq Foundation who formerly served as Iraqi Ambassador to the United States. Rola Dashti, former member of the Kuwait Parliament and Chair of the Kuwait Economic Society. Rangita de Silva de Alwis, Director of International Human Rights Policy at the Wellesley Center for Women at Wellesley College. She's also Director of the Women and Public Service Projects Institution.