Al-Raida Journal: Arab Women and Poverty


No. 77, Spring 1997

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Section Page
Editorial
Laurie King-Irani
2
Opinion  4
Research 5
Quote/Unquote 7
Newsbriefs 9
IWSAW News 10
File  
Arab Women and Poverty
Samira Aghacy
11
Women and Poverty in Lebanon Within the Context of the Arab World
Kamal Hamdan
12
Poverty in the Life Stories of Palestinian Women in Lebanon
Rosemary Sayigh
25
Why do Female and Male Children Work?
Aseel Sawalha
28
Lebanese Women in Poverty
Myriam Sfeir
31
Female Labor  Force in Lebanon
Zena Ali Ahmad  
34
Spiritual Poverty
Jacqueline Hajjar  
39
Poetry: “A Child Dying”
Marlyn Tadros
40
Special Features  
A Conference Report: Gender and Women’s Citizenship 41
Laure Moughaizel: Farewell to a Pioneer
Ghena Ismail
42
Mai Masri:A Palestinian Film Director
Ghena Ismail and Myriam Sfeir
45
Book Reviews  
Gender and Politics in Sudan: Islamism, Socialism and the State
Lynn Maalouf
47
The Lost Speech: Towards Non-Sexist Language
Saleh Ibrahim
48