Yasmina Mrabet's Blog (27)

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

Deadline Extended! Arab, Muslim, Western women: Dialogue Opportunity

Peace X Peace Connection Point 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 Western, Arab and Muslim women from around the world. The program structure and contents will be based on a curriculum developed by Peace X Peace, to include activities and discussion on a variety of issues concerning both regions, including…

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Added by Yasmina Mrabet on March 19, 2013 at 8:30am — 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

Washington, DC area: Saudi Arabia Cultural Mission Event

For those in the Washington, DC area - Dr. Samia Al-Amoudi will be speaking this Saturday, Feb. 2nd on Women's Health Rights in Saudi Arabia. If you are interested in attending, and for further information, please contact Peace X Peace by email immediately at connectionpoint@peacexpeace.org, as space is limited. 

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Added by Yasmina Mrabet on January 29, 2013 at 5:32pm — No Comments

Last Call for Participants - Peace X Peace Connection Point Dialogues!

Are you a woman interested in being a part of a cross-cultural dialogue? We have room for just a few more participants in our Connection Point Dialogues, which will give you the unique opportunity to engage in facilitated discussions via videoconferencing technology with a diverse group of Western, Arab and Muslim women from around…

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Added by Yasmina Mrabet on October 15, 2012 at 8:43am — 2 Comments

Call for Participants! Peace X Peace - Connection Point Dialogues

Interested in being a part of a cross-cultural dialogue? We have room for more participants in our Connection Point Dialogues. Participating will give you the unique opportunity to engage in facilitated discussions via videoconferencing technology with a diverse group of Western, Arab and Muslim women from around the world. The program structure and contents will be based on a curriculum developed by Peace X Peace, to include activities and discussion on a variety of issues concerning both…

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Added by Yasmina Mrabet on October 4, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Submission Deadline Extended! Peace X Peace Women, Power, Peace Awards

We'll announce the winners of 10th Anniversary Women, Power, Peace awards on September 21st. This year we're asking our readers to nominate peacebuilders in all categories. Find out more and get nominating - our submission deadline has been extended to September 1st!…

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Added by Yasmina Mrabet on August 23, 2012 at 7:53am — No Comments

Made in Kuwait: Beads that Unify

“When people come here and see that our work is Made in Kuwait, they realize we can offer the world a lot more than oil and derivatives.”

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Connection Point Manager Yasmina Mrabet interviewed Kuwaiti entrepreneur Lubna Saif Abbas about creating new economic opportunities for women in the Gulf and throughout the Arab world through the work and…

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Added by Yasmina Mrabet on June 18, 2012 at 12:47pm — No Comments

Challenge Your Assumptions! A Dialogue in Abu Dhabi

By Michelle Pomeroy



“As women, there are many shared experiences that make lifestyle differences seem less dividing to our shared humanness. Our gathering created such a moment.”

 

While we were learning a great deal about the nuances that shaped one another’s backgrounds, it…

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Added by Yasmina Mrabet on June 18, 2012 at 12:47pm — No Comments

An American Woman in Saudi Arabia

By Michele La Morte-Shbat

 

I was gratified by the deferential response I received from the Saudi men I met on that trip, treatment which flew in the face of all that I had heard before about the Kingdom.”    

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Interestingly enough, it was my idea to live and work in Saudi…

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Added by Yasmina Mrabet on June 18, 2012 at 12:46pm — No Comments

Arab Americans: Networking, Volunteering, Empowering

“In short, if I were to describe the typical Arab American woman participating in NAAP, she would be highly engaged in the community, up to date with global developments, concerned with making a difference, and participating alongside men as an equal partner.”

Connection Point Manager Yasmina Mrabet…

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Added by Yasmina Mrabet on June 18, 2012 at 12:45pm — No Comments

Embracing Iran

By Daniel Moskowitz

Denver, Colorado USA

 

A war based on the premise of potential development of nuclear arms that the United States and Israel already have in their possession? I think we have some talking to do instead.”…

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Added by Yasmina Mrabet on June 18, 2012 at 12:41pm — No Comments

Why We Need to Talk—Now

My personal background is Arab-American…and the divisions between my two identities are so strong that sometimes I feel like I need to talk to myself.”

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I am writing today to advocate for the increased participation of women in conflict resolution and peacebuilding work, to encourage women to address and rise above stereotypes…

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Added by Yasmina Mrabet on June 18, 2012 at 12:39pm — No Comments

In Egypt, the Complicated Politics of Circumcision

By Nadine Ibrahim

Egypt

 

“To refuse the surgery is not to prevent it happening elsewhere––to its full extent––where razors are blunt, and anesthetic a luxury. The psychologically destructive aspect of the procedure is never brought up.”

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The two young girls––one six, one ten––flocked to my side,…

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Added by Yasmina Mrabet on June 18, 2012 at 12:35pm — No Comments

An Opportunity to Write Letters and Build Peace

By Barbara Federman

Editor’s note: Earlier this year, Barbara Federman contacted us with the idea for a letter writing exchange between women in the United States and Arab and Muslim women around the world. If you are interested in becoming a part of this project, please contact Connection Point Manager Yasmina Mrabet: yasmina@peacexpeace.org

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Added by Yasmina Mrabet on June 18, 2012 at 12:23pm — 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

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