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The Role of Higher Education in the Empowerment of Arab Women

Myriam Sfeir


The role of higher education in the empowerment of Arab women was the subject of a round table discussion held at the Institute for Women's Studies in the Arab World in January 2006. The participants Lara A, Evette G., Yasmine D., Rania G., Dahlia K.S., Maysa H., Zeina M., Josiane M., Myriam S., Marie Jose T. and Rana W. represented several of the major universities in Lebanon. The moderators were Dr. Dima Dabbous- Sensenig and Dr. Jennifer Skulte-Ouaiss. Due to space constraints, the following are excerpts from the twohour discussion.


Women empowerment; Higher education

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DOI: 10.32380/alrj.v0i0.235


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