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Three Steps Forward and Five Steps backward – have women lost their fight for equality in the post Arab Spring revolutions?


It was widely expected that following the people’s uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya, the position of women in these countries would be greatly enhanced. Such expectation was derived from the heroic roles played by women in the insurrections that brought about the defeat and downfall of the previous dictatorial regimes. During the struggle the women were not only subjected ... Read More »

KMEWO Celebrating International Women’s Day 2014 in Islington in partnership with Islington council and other women’s organisations …

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Come along and celebrate International Women’s Day 7 March 12.30 – 3.30pm You can meet Adult and Community Learning staff and find out  about free and cheap courses. You can also:  Get advice on everything from health  to benefits and money management  Get a free health check (if you are over 35) There will be a range of activities from ... Read More »

KMEWO celebrating International Women’s Day 2014 with Kurdish community in Islington


On International Women’s Day 2014, KMEWO and the Federation of Iraqi Refugee will be hosting an event on 8th March, The event will be in recognition of the struggles and activities of Zhiyan Group – A Women’s campaigning group in Iraqi Kurdistan that strives to end “Honour Killing” s and other forms of VAWG in the region. The programme will ... Read More »