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Professor Rula Quawas removed from Her Post as Dean at the University of Jordan

Professor Rula Quawas was removed from her position as Dean of the Faculty of Foreign Languages at the University of Jordan after some of her students produced and published a video on sexual harrassment. GRACE supports Rula and her students’ integrity, accomplishments and actions to contribute to reducing gender discrimination and sexual harassment. A...

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GRACE publications available on-line

The GRACE web site has been updated and reorganized. Information about GRACE-authored books and chapters, research reports, articles, presentations, interviews and media coverage, and project documents are now available on our web site.  The publications are linked if they are available online.

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GRACE researcher, Vera Baboun: First Female Mayor of Bethlehem

GRACE Palestine research team leader Vera Baboun is the first female Mayor of Bethlehem, elected following municipal elections October 20. http://www.terrasanctablog.org/2012/11/27/vera-baboun-the-first-woman-mayor-of-bethlehem/   http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=522818 http://www.maannews.net/arb/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=522778 “BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Having a woman compete for the municipal council of a city as famous and spiritually important as Bethlehem would have been seen as a pointless adventure a...

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“All Women Connected” An alternative to James Wolfensohn’s “A Cell Phone for Every Woman” By Ineke Buskens

Buskens, Ineke. 2012. “All Women Connected”  An alternative to James Wolfensohn’s “A Cell Phone for Every Woman” Past World Bank president, Paul Wolfensohn’s recent claim (NYT, June 15 http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/16/opinion/a-cellphone-for-every-woman.html?_r=4 ) that we can start to address gender inequality in developing countries by “giving every women a cell phone” raises some key issues that we...

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Gisele Yitamben – Winner of the 2012 CPS Distinguished Award for Service

Washington D.C. (June 27, 2012). The Cameroon Professional Society (CPS) is today very honored to announce that Ms. Gisele Yitamben, Founder and President of L’Association pour le Soutien et L’Appui a La Femme Entrepreneur – ASAFE, based in Douala, is the winner of the 2012 CPS Distinguished Award for Service. ASAFE, known in English...

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Inauguration of the Oum Kalthoum Ben Hassine Laboratory of Natural Sciences

Inauguration of the Oum Kalthoum Ben Hassine Laboratory of Natural SciencesThe inauguration of the Oum Kalthoum Ben Hassine Laboratory of Natural Sciences, named after renowned scientist and GRACE Tunisia project leader, was held 12 May 2012 in Oudref, Tunisia, on the occasion of the remembrance of the centenary of the Oudref Primary School.

Panel presentations and open sessions accepted for the ICTD 2012 conference to be held in Atlanta in March

Panel presentations and open sessions accepted for the ICTD 2012 conference to be held in Atlanta in March   The Fifth IEEE/ACM International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development will be held at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta GA USA, March 12-16, 2012. We are pleased to see that a panel...

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Rula Quawas contributes to a conference on the Women’s Movement in Jordan: What Went Wrong and How we can Move Onward and Forward

Rula Quawas contributes to a conference on the Women’s Movement in Jordan: What Went Wrong and How we can Move Onward and Forward Jordan researcher Rula Quawas contributed to a conference organized by the Gender Social Fund (CIDA) on the Women’s Movement in Jordan: What Went Wrong and How we can Move Onward and...

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GRACE Yemen researcher Rokhsana Ismail undertakes project on “ICTs for hearing and speech impaired” to integrate into the Education faculty curricula at Aden University, January

GRACE Yemen researcher Rokhsana Ismail undertakes project on “ICTs for hearing and speech impaired” to integrate into the Education faculty curricula at Aden University, January GRACE  Yemen project leader Prof. Rokhsana Ismail, with cooperation of Association for Deaf and Mute and active graduate students from  the Engineering Faculty, Aden University, started to work with...

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GRACE Yemen researcher selected by the National Committee for Education, Science and Culture” to represent Yemen at a regional workshop organized by Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization – ISESCO

GRACE Yemen researcher selected by the National Committee for Education, Science and Culture” to represent Yemen at a regional workshop organized by Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization – ISESCO GRACE researcher Huda Basaleem represented Yemen at the Regional Workshop on Reproductive Health and Gender Equality held in Beirut 25-27 January 2012. Thirteen Arab...

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