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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Rwanda International Conference on Technology in Education invites Ineke Buskens to present as keynote speaker

The Rwandan Education Board held its first International Conference on Technology in Education 5-7 September 2012 in Kigali http://www.ricte.reb.rw/ Ineke’s keynote address on the second day:  ”ICT for Women’s Empowerment in Education: creating new paradigms of thinking, feeling and relating,” was well received. http://issuu.com/gracenetwork/docs/inekes_ricte_presentation        

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International conference on Women in Science and Technology in the Arab Countries

Kuwait City, Kuwait, April 21-23, 2013 This conference, the first of its kind, is organized to bring women in the Arab countries together to discuss how to foster women’s contribution to science and technology. Invited speakers representing women in the Arab countries as well as other regions will highlight topics related to science and...

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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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