Nov 29, 2011
The victory of moderate Islamist parties in parliamentary elections, first in Tunisia and now in Morocco, confirms the most significant change wrought so far by the Arab revolts of this past year-- their emergence into the mainstream of Arab politics as leading players. Whether these elections will exorcize the “Islamic ghost” haunting North Africa, Europe, and the United States remains to be seen, but initial signs are mostly promising.
Oct 26, 2011
From peaceful revolution to free elections in just nine months, the birthplace of the Arab Spring has achieved a stunning transition, says President, Director and CEO Jane Harman from Tunis. Now we must embrace the victors and ensure strong roles for women.
Oct 24, 2011
Jane Harman gives CNN "American Morning" her reaction from Tunis to the October 23, 2011 national elections in Tunisia.
Jul 05, 2011
Wilson Center Senior Scholar Margot Badran is the editor of a new book Gender and Islam in Africa: Rights, Sexuality, and Law