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Women in Arab Civil Society: A Case Study from Sudan
This article will endeavor to explore Sudanese women’s involvement in civil society. It will investigate their roles as actors in public life with emphasis on their roles in conflict resolution and peace reconstruction. The paper argues that Sudanese women are active members in civil society, yet they face many obstacles, which could hinder their full involvement in development and the peace process.
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