Yasmina Mrabet's Blog Posts Tagged 'Social' (9)

REMINDER: Peace X Peace Training Announcement

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Added by Yasmina Mrabet on June 24, 2013 at 9:37am — No Comments

Deadline Extended - Volunteer Facilitators for Connection Point Dialogues!

Peace X Peace Connection Point Dialogues
Facilitating dialogues across physical, cultural, and religious boundaries is an exciting and rewarding experience, and we invite you to develop your conflict resolution skills, and join us to create understanding and build an interconnected community of women through this online forum. We encourage graduate students or…
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Added by Yasmina Mrabet on March 18, 2013 at 8:11am — No Comments

Peace X Peace Connection Point Dialogues - Call for Facilitators!

Interested in Facilitating for Connection Point Dialogues? Read more here!

Facilitators are crucial components of a dialogue, and vital to the success of such a process. Dialogues that utilize web-based platforms cut across physical boundaries and can bring people together who may not otherwise have the opportunity to meet in person. Facilitating dialogues…

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Added by Yasmina Mrabet on February 26, 2013 at 4:12pm — No Comments

Peace X Peace DC Area Film Screenings - Within the Eye of the Storm

Peace X Peace Hosts Five Film Screenings of Within the Eye of the Storm in the D.C. Area!

A new documentary of a Palestinian and Israeli father whose young daughters were killed by the conflict. Come meet them and see how these enemies reach across the deepest of wounds to become friends and break the cycle of retaliation. Bassam and Rami will be present at all film screenings as well as the director, Shelly Hermon.…

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Added by Yasmina Mrabet on February 20, 2013 at 5:56pm — No Comments

Peace X Peace Connection Point Dialogues - Call for Participants!

THIS IS WHAT SOCIAL CHANGE LOOKS LIKE! JOIN THE DIALOGUES!

Participating in the Connection Point Dialogues program will give you the unique opportunity to engage in facilitated discussions via videoconferencing technology with a diverse group of…

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Added by Yasmina Mrabet on February 14, 2013 at 10:17pm — No Comments

Dating & Islam…to Me It’s an Oxymoron

By Dania Shahzad



“To be clear, Islam does not forbid women and men from talking to one another, but asks that they practice modesty and remain within the limits that Sharia has set.”

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Walking down the school hallways as a young Muslim girl I used to see guys and girls holding hands, or a girl standing by her locker crying as her boyfriend…

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Added by Yasmina Mrabet on April 11, 2012 at 12:02pm — No Comments

Mainstream Western Media: Let Go of the Headscarf!

-By Yasmina Mrabet

Connection Point Manager

When it comes to Arab and Muslim women, the mainstream Western media has exaggerated and in many cases completely fabricated a slew of ideas that lie at two extreme ends of a spectrum. At one end, women are…

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Added by Yasmina Mrabet on March 9, 2012 at 10:35am — No Comments

The Region Is Changing and So Are the Media

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“The need for coverage in crisis situations, for example during bombings, turns regular citizens into reporters.”…



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Added by Yasmina Mrabet on February 21, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Egypt: A Revolution in Women’s Rights Is Not Over

“In a lot of ways the needs of Egyptian women are the needs of all Egyptians.”



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Connection Point Manager Yasmina Mrabet interviews 
Dr. Laura Bier, professor at Georgia Techabout her thoughts on the role of Islamic feminism and the challenges and opportunities for women in post-revolutionary Egypt. Her responses are below.



What do you see as the…

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Added by Yasmina Mrabet on January 24, 2012 at 11:45am — No Comments

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