Women in the Arab World

Sheikha Haya Rashed Al Khalifa, president of the United Nations General Assembly, talked about women in the Arab world. Topics included their legal status as… read more

Sheikha Haya Rashed Al Khalifa, president of the United Nations General Assembly, talked about women in the Arab world. Topics included their legal status as outlined in constitutions versus its practical translation, the personal status and family codes which are crucial to improving women’s conditions in several Arab countries, the reasons behind the lag in women’s empowerment, and future challenges which will face Arab women. She also answered questions from the audience.

The lecture, “Women in the Arab World: Law and Practice,” was part of the Distinguished Women in International Affairs series. close

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Program ID:
200835-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 10, 2007 | 8:38am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Sep 14, 2007 | 11:07am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Sep 10, 2007 | 8:38am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 11, 2007 | 4:22am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 12, 2007 | 10:31am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 13, 2007 | 6:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 14, 2007 | 11:07am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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