Al-Raida Journal: Women and War in the Arab World


No. 103, Fall 2003

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Table of Contents

FeaturePage
Editorial2
Opinion4
Research6
Quote/Unquote7
News Briefs8
IWSAW News9
File: Women and War in the Arab World
Introduction10
Women and War: An Overview11
Kurdish Women in the Zone of Genocide and Gendercide20
Palestinian Women Negotiate Violent Conflict26
Addressing Women’s Human Rights: Sudan31
Women Fighting Against War Amnesia39
Four Women Relate Their Experience in Combat During the War42
Iraqi Women After the War48
The Case of Samar Alami51
A Journalist Diary: On the Horrors of War56
Vermeer in Baghdad67
Losing Sense68
Special Features
On Women and War70
Report: The Sudanese Women’s Advocacy Mission to New York and Washington, D.C.72
Report: International Leaders Prioritize Human Security at WLP Conference76
Book Review: Women and the Politics of Military Confrontation79