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CEDAW (Convention for the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women) After 30 Years: The Status of Women in the Middle East
Tuesday, December 14, 2010 6:30 PM - 9 PM

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What is the status of women in the Middle East? How has it evolved and what are the critical issues (i.e. political, economic, health, and education)? Has CEDAW had an effect?

Moderator:
CAROLE BASRI, Adjunct Professor, University of Pennsylvania Law School; Senior Vice President, Balint, Brown and Basri LLC; President, Corporate Lawyering Association; President, Corporate Lawyering Group

Speakers:
JANET BENSHOOF, President of the Global Justice Center; BASMA FAKRI, President, Women's Alliance for a Democratic Iraq; SALI RAKOWER, Senior Fellow, West Point Center for Rule of Law; MAJORIE MARGOLIES, President, Women's Campaign International

Sponsored by:
Council on International Affairs, Mark Shulman, Chair