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Is “Islamic feminism” a solution for the Arab world? Opinion 

Is “Islamic feminism” a solution for the Arab world?

According to gender statistics, Arab women are amongst the most disadvantaged socially, politically, and economically. Arab states continue to have one of the lowest rates of women’s political representation at 17.4% (IPU 2017), which indicates that Arab women are under-represented in governance and decision-making positions. The issue of women’s rights in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is largely unrecognised due to social norms and persistent patriarchal patterns that are difficult to modify. The most important contribution that women can make to these male-dominated societies is being mothers and…

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Russia: a neoconservative nation? Opinion 

Russia: a neoconservative nation?

Iraqis often say that Iran and Saudi Arabia fight their wars with each other in disregard of the Iraqi people. The geography of the area explains how this is so. Iraq sits directly between the two. It might also be said that other superpowers, the United States and its on-going challenger, Russia, also fight their power struggles over the backs of various nations. Much of the world sits between the goals of these monoliths (at least from the perspective of a Eurocentric world map) and suffer constant manipulations. That Russia…

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AM attends European Council on Foreign Relations roundtable on Yemen Internal News Policy Recommendation Press Release 

AM attends European Council on Foreign Relations roundtable on Yemen

On Thursday 3rd August, our Senior Adviser, Lawrence Joffe, represented Arab Millennial at an ECFR roundtable on Yemen. Other attendees at ECFR’s London address included human rights lawyers, journalists, ambassadors and regional business stakeholders. The discussion centred on the extent to which foreign trade should be conducted with Yemen in light of human rights abuses in the country. AM had contributed to the discussion, liaised with potential partners and hopes to influence policy – albeit indirectly – in the region.

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9 disruptive tech predictions for 2027 Opinion 

9 disruptive tech predictions for 2027

In the last 10 years, a lot has changed. In 2007, the idea of a smartwatch that could tell you if you have an irregular heartbeat, or that knows the best time to wake you up in the morning, seemed like science fiction. Now it is science fact. The lines between science fiction and realistic predictions for the future are blurred. So, what about the next 10 years? Sure, you can’t always make future projections based on historical trends – but we can try our best! Here are some of…

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