Al-Raida Journal: Arab Countries and CEDAW


No. 80-81, Winter–Spring 1998

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Editorial
Samira Aghacy
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Opinion 5
Research 7
Quote/Unquote 8
Newsbriefs 9
IWSAW News 10
File 11
Rhetorical Strategies and Official Policies on Women’s Rights: The Merits and Drawbacks of the
New World Hypocrisy
Ann Elizabeth Mayer
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Implementation of CEDAW in the Arab Countries: Analysis of Reservations (A case study of six project countries: Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Sudan, Morocco, Tunisia )
Lamis Nasser
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Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women
Amal Abd El-Hadi
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The Situation of CEDAW in Egypt
Ghiya Irshaid
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The Arab Woman’s Legal Situation and CEDAW (Morocco )
Farida Banani
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Women’s Rights in Islam and the Content of CEDAW (Lebanon )
Mohammed Tay
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Report on the Situation of CEDAW Case Study: The Republic of Sudan
Balghis Badri
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Recommendations Presented by the participating Countries 45
Salma Khan: The First Asian Woman to Chair the CEDAW Committee
Myriam Sfeir
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Civil Marriage…Between Fiction and Reality
Rima Noureddine
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Special Features  
Nawal Al-Saadawi: Renowned Egyptian Feminist
Myriam Sfeir
A Woman Flying the Plane!
Myriam Sfeir
A Conference Report: With Wisdom, Wit, and Resistance Women Weave a New Europe
Irma Ghosn
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Book Reviews  
The Forgotten Queens of Islam
Salwa Nassar as I Knew Her
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