Al-Raida Journal: Young Arab Women


No. 106-107, Summer–Fall 2004–2005

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Table of Contents

FeaturePage
Editorial2
Opinion5
Research7
Quote/Unquote8
News Briefs9
IWSAW News10
File: Young Arab Women
Introduction11
Arab Adolescent Girls12
Adolescence in Arab Communities28
The Lebanese Youth33
What Moves the Young?38
Cross-Generation Sexual Abuse45
Jordan: Young, Single and Employed50
United Arab Emirates: Educating Ms. Fatima56
Egypt: ’Urfi Marriage64
Lebanon: Adolescents and Puberty70
Women’s Path to Independence in Syria74
Bringing Sports and Opportunities to Girls in Rural Egypt77
Morocco: Children and Teaching in Rural Areas84
Reducing Eearly Marriage in Yemen86
Young Media Women88
Poor Women’s Empowerment92
Round Table94
Book Reviews
Persepolis96
The Mind Complains and the Body Suffers99
The Diary of a Frightened Girl103