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Middle East and North Africa

A guide to resources available through the LCC Library and online for research on the modern Middle East and North Africa.

Online Resources

Women for Afghan Women A NY-based organization concerned with human rights and women's rights in Afghanistan.

Women in Black  An international network of women committed to peace and actively opposed to war, militarism and other forms of violence. Long involvement with Palestinian rights.

Muslim Women's League  US-based organization focused on issues relevant to Muslim women.

UN Women - Arab States/North Africa. UN group devoted to research and policy development as it relates to women around the world. This section focuses on women in the Middle East.

Ghada Amer art piece called "Women's Qualities" spells DETERMINED in grassy field

Ghada Amer, "Women's Qualities" site-specific installation, 2021.