This space has been designed to be pushed, pulled, adapted and molded by you– the women who are active in their field day-after-day. The scope can become as large, or narrowly focused, as users determine. Stay posted for new resources, user posts and details on an upcoming competition which will award the best woman-led project!
To get you thinking, here are some stories on how women are creating change, bringing people together, promoting dialogue and shattering stereotypes:
Saudi women, agents of change shattering stereotypes
Saudi writer Lulua Asaad argues that “Positive change will only prevail if we, as Saudi women, continue to voice our opinions and act as ambassadors and agents of change, calling for a slow and steady progression that reflects our traditions, our faith and our dedication to make meaningful contributions to the world we live in.”
Lebanese women not satisfied with second class
Lebanese blogger Rita Chemaly tackles the state of legal rights of Lebanese women, arguing for changes to the country’s Nationality Law which does not allow Lebanese mothers to pass citizenship to their husbands or children.
The untold story of Egyptian women’s rights:
Following the launch of a recent report on violent crimes against women by Cairo-based organisation, The Land Center for Human Rights, Rasha Dewedar, editor at IslamOnline.net, highlights the efforts of women's organisations in Egypt to counter discrimination against women in all its forms.