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The mission of the Women's Rights in the Middle East Program is to produce cutting-edge research and substantive policy recommendations to help practitioners and policymakers better predict how broader participation of women in the public and private spheres might impact regional attitudes and promote societal progress. The program also seeks to build a bridge between regional and international scholars and policymakers by hosting distinguished lecture series and academic conferences.

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Fellows & Scholars

Marwa Shalaby

Marwa Shalaby, Ph.D., is the fellow for the Middle East and director of Women’s Rights in the Middle East Program. Her research is in the ...
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Lindsay J. Benstead

Lindsay J. Benstead is an assistant professor of political science in the Mark O. Hatfield School of Government at Portland State University. Her research focuses ...
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