Women in Iraq

Participants talked about the role of women in the Iraqi elections scheduled for the end of January 2005, mandatory participation of women… read more

Participants talked about the role of women in the Iraqi elections scheduled for the end of January 2005, mandatory participation of women as candidates, and challenges facing women wanting to participate in the political process. They also talked about the influence of Islam, traditional views of women, and special security concerns for women. Following their remarks they answered questions from the audience. close

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  • Alkebsi, Abdulwahab Program Officer National Endowment for Democracy->Middle East and North Africa
  • Dauphinais, Denise Member U.S. Agency for International Development->Disaster Assistance Response Team
  • Esfandiari, Haleh Director Wilson (Woodrow) International Center for Scholars->Middle East Program
  • Krusell, Stuart Deputy Director International Republican Institute->Iraq Program
  • Muna, Maha Representative United Nations Development Programme
  • Ouaiss, Makram Program Officer National Democratic Institute for International Affairs
  • Ponticelli, Charlie Senior Coordinator Department of State->International Women's Issues
  • Sharma, Anita Deputy Director Wilson (Woodrow) International Center for Scholars->Conflict Prevention
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Women in Iraq

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Program ID:
184921-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 22, 2004
Last Aired:
Dec 23, 2004

Airing Details

  • Dec 22, 2004 | 9:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 23, 2004 | 1:18pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 23, 2004 | 6:23pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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