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Dr. Miriam Zucker - The Role of the State in the Intra-Group Vulnerability of Women: The Case of Polygamy Among the Bedouin-Arab Indigenous Community in Israel

RSVP Zoom Link Zoom recording The talk will examine the intra-group vulnerability of minority women, focusing on the context of polygamy among the Bedouin-Arabs in Israel to explore two questions: 1) should the liberal state address concerns about the oppressive potential of minority cultures’ practices for women? 2) if so, what approach should be taken […]

Prof Natasha Bakht, “In Your Face: Law, Justice and Niqab-Wearing Women”

“In Your Face: Law, Justice and Niqab-Wearing Women” Prof Natasha Bakht (November 25, 2020) November 25, 2020 “In Your Face: Law, Justice and Niqab-Wearing Women” Professor Natasha Bakht Via Zoom Register: bit.ly/LRSTNOV25 “The niqab is incompatible with gender equality.” “Women are forced by the men in their families to wear the niqab.” “Wearing a niqab makes living […]

Women and Democracy in Iran: A Conversation with Professor Haideh Moghissi, Dr. Golbarg Bashi, and Ms. Nassim Noroozi, Moderated by Dr. Sadeq Bigdeli

Women and Democracy in Iran THURSDAY NOVEMBER 12, 2:00 – 4:00PM A conversation between three panelists: Professor Haideh Moghissi Dr. Golbarg Bashi, and Ms. Nassim Noroozi Moderated by Dr. Sadeq Bigdeli. Even though women’s voice has echoed throughout Iran’s democracy movements ever since the Constitutional Era of 1905, it has taken about a century to really […]