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Arab Women Organization Thanks Sisi Over Supporting Women Issues

Arab Women Organization Thanks Sisi Over Supporting Women Issues

The members of the Arab Women Organization’s Supreme Council sent Thursday a cable to President Abdel Fattah El Sisi thanking him on his support to and interest in the issues of women. During the council 10th meeting, held in Cairo, they also extended thanks to the president for his support to the Arab Women Organization, […]

Race Protests Spark Calls For Arab States To End ‘Exploitative’ Migrant Worker System

Race Protests Spark Calls For Arab States To End ‘Exploitative’ Migrant Worker System

Global anti-racism protests sparked calls on Monday for Arab countries to abolish an “exploitative” system of sponsorship for migrant workers that has been likened to modern slavery. About 23 million migrants, mostly from poor African and Asian countries, work in the Arab world under a system known as kafala that generally binds them to one […]

How Arab women fought female genital mutilation in Israel

How Arab women fought female genital mutilation in Israel

Half a century ago, one didn’t need to go all the way to Kenya to research the phenomenon of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM): you could do so in Israel. The practice was common among some of the Bedouin population in the Negev, and this was 40 years after the majority became Israeli citizens. A number […]