Women, Rights, and Power || Women Making Democracy || Radcliffe Institute
havardWomen Making Democracy
Given that demands for democratization are typically framed in universalistic language, this panel will consider ways in which women take important roles in making demands for democratization or for participation in newly democratic governments. It will also examine how gender-specific issues become a central component of demands on newly democratized governments.
00:00 Introduction by Jane J. Mansbridge, Adams Professor of Political Leadership and Democratic Values, Harvard Kennedy School
05:00 Dalia Mogahed, Executive Director and Senior Analyst, Gallup Center for Muslim Studies
16:06 Rima Khalaf, Undersecretary General and Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
30:09 Heba Raouf Ezzat, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University
45:24 Ann Snitow, Director, Gender Studies Program, and Associate Professor, Literature and Gender Studies, Eugene Lang College for Liberal Arts, the New School; Cofounder and Board Member, Network of East and West Women (NEWW)