Al-Raida Journal: Women’s Rights Are Human Rights: Perspectives from the Arab World


No. 74-75, Summer–Fall 1996

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Section Page
Editorial
Samira Aghacy
2
Letters to the Editor
Pergrouhi Svajian 
4
Research 5
Quote/Unquote 7
Newsbriefs 9
IWSAW News 10
File  
Women’s Rights Are Human Rights
Laurie King Irani
11
Building on Indigenous Concepts of Human Rights
Laurie King Irani
13
A Legal Literacy Campaign for Palestinian Women
Randa Siniora
19
Laure Moughaizel Evaluates Lebanese Laws
Ghena Ismail
23
Equality Now: An International Force for the Defense of Women’s Human Rights
Laurie King Irani
26
The Jordanian Woman’s Struggle: the Perspective of Human Rights Lawyer Asma Khodr
Ghena Ismail
32
Facing the Law, Bruised
Tina Achcar-Naccache
35
Strategies for Identifying and Countering Domestic Violence
May Majdalani
38
“We Have Nothing to Offer but Sympathy to Women who are being Abused”: Reflection of an Activist
Laurie King Irani
41
Islam and Women’s Human Rights
Rania Ahmed Nahle
45
Women and AIDS in Lebanon: A Question of Rights and Responsibilities
Laurie King Irani
Healing versus Hypocrisy: Rehabilitation of Prostitutes in Lebanon
Ghena Ismail
49

 

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The Psychological Underpinnings of Women’s Human Rights
Mary Bentley Abu-Saba
55
Special Features  
Pioneer Profile: Linda Matar
Ghena Ismail
58
An Encounter of Arab Women Researchers
Nadia Cheikh
60
Book Reviews  
Sisters of Men
Shereen Khairallah
61
Men, Women and God(s): Nawaal El Saadawi and Arab Feminist Poetics, by Fedwa Malti-Douglas 63