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Women’s Rights and the Dilemma of Arab Spring

 Huffington Post
The 2006 elections saw a record number of women elected to state legislatures. Then, there were 1009 nominees in these same 23 states. In 2010, the year that saw the most women nominees overall, there were 1039 women at this point in the election 

 Salem-News.Com One can’t help but notice how vocal many groups have become in the Middle East lately. It is hard not to notice that the Arab Spring has given many groups the courage to come out in public and demand with strength what they believe is right

 Sunshine State News (blog) On Wednesday, national political group Concerned Women for America (CWA) announced that it would launch a “She Votes 2012” campaign to bring out conservatives to vote in Florida.

 Los Altos Town Crier Growing up in Los Altos, Heather Webb came to understand how privileged she was compared to much of the world. Not content merely to observe, she embarked on a personal mission to help those less fortunate.

 Public Radio of Armenia The project will support a broad range of activities, including training seminars on best practices in advancing women as leaders, decision makers and candidates; in developing gender sensitive political platforms; in campaigning effectively…

 Media Matters for America (blog) Right-wing media have marked the 40 Anniversary of Title IX by attacking equal opportunity efforts for women in the “STEM” fields of science, technology, engineering, or math.

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