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Quantity or Quality: The Push for Women’s Representation in Arab Politics

The push for women’s representation in Arab politics draws much attention by both human rights groups and democracy building groups. For example, the National Democratic Institute hosted Members of Parliament from Jordan, Morocco, Libya, and Tunisia to discuss “Women in … Continue reading

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8/23 at 7:40 PM EST: Huff Post Live To Discuss Constitutions in Arab Spring Nations

Announcement: On Thursday, 8-23-2012, at  4.40PM PST/7.40PM EST, PITAPOLICY Blog Founder, Mehrunisa Qayyum, will be participating as a guest on the new Huff Post Live show’s conversation “Constitutionally Flawed”.  The discussion will be informative and energetic as Huff Post has  … Continue reading

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Before Ben Ali Coup: Opening a Small Business Outside of Tunisia

Every Wednesday in February PITAPOLICY will review a political economy issue regarding a Maghreb country. In the first week Sarah Hassaine reflected on Algeria. The second week focused on Egypt. This week’s posting explores Tunisia’s business environment for women. As … Continue reading


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