Gender Events

Webcast

New Applications for Existing Technologies to Improve Maternal Health

October 27, 2010 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
Josh Nesbit, Alain Labrique, and David Aylward discuss the role of Information and Communication Technologies in the prevention of maternal mortality.

A Modern Narrative for Muslim Women in the Middle East

September 30, 2010 // 10:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
Fawziah Al-Hani, Manager, Gherass Center for Social Education, Saudi Arabia; Rana Husseini, Human Rights Activist, Author and Journalist, Jordan; Zainab Al-Suwaij,Executive Director, American Islamic Congress

Demography and Women's Empowerment: Urgency for Action?

September 13, 2010 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Middle East Program
Middle Eastern women should be empowered to participate in the economy in a more significant way if the region is to take advantage of its "demographic window of opportunity," says the World Bank's Nadereh Chamlou.
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Improving Monitoring, Transparency, and Accountability for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health

September 08, 2010 // 10:00am12:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
Panelists discuss strategies for improving maternal health evaluation methods while balancing the interests of donors and beneficiaries during the seventh meeting of the Advancing Policy Dialogue on Maternal Health series.
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Women in Developing Countries: Sowing the Seeds for the Future

July 30, 2010 // 12:00pm1:15pm
Wilson Center on the Hill
Two leading experts detail the challenges and opportunities for women in developing countries, as well as how the United States can create a new, more effective development policy that recognizes the key role of women.
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The Impact of Maternal Mortality and Morbidity on Economic Development

July 29, 2010 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
The sixth meeting of the Advancing Policy Dialogue on Maternal Health Series addresses the economic impact of maternal mortality, and provides evidence of the need for increased investment in maternal health.

In the Midst of Milestones: Perspectives from Afghan Women Leaders

June 17, 2010 // 10:00am11:00am
Middle East Program
Huria Samira Hamidi, Afghan Women's Network; Najla Ayubi, Organization of Strategic Studies and Research
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Islamic Feminism and Beyond: The New Frontier

June 15, 2010 // 8:30am1:00pm
Middle East Program
Amaney Jamal, Assistant Professor, Department of Politics, Princeton University; Nayereh Tohidi, Professor, Gender and Women's Studies, California State University, Northridge; Lilia Labidi, Professor, Anthropology and Psychology, University of Tunis; Haleh Esfandiari, Director, Middle East Program, Woodrow Wilson Center; Margot Badran, Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; Senior Fellow, Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim Christian Understanding, Georgetown University; Souad Eddouada, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Ibn Tofail University, Kenitra, Morocco; Binnaz Toprak, Professor, Political Science, Department of Political Science and International Relations, Bahçesehir University, Istabul; Zainab Al-Suwaij, Executive Director, American Islamic Congress
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Defusing the Bomb: Overcoming Pakistan's Population Challenge

June 09, 2010 // 9:00am4:30pm
Asia Program
According to UN mid-range projections for Pakistan, the country's population—currently about 185 million—will rise to 335 million by 2050. Experts examine both the challenges and opportunities of Pakistan's demographics.
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Yemeni Women: Challenges and Little Hope

May 19, 2010 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Middle East Program
Sultana Al-Jeham, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center and Executive Director and Chairwoman of Women's Affairs, Civic Democratic Initiatives Support Foundation (CDF), Yemen

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