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Women in the Arab World, 2, Jordan
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directed by Froukje Bos, in Women in the Arab World, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 29 mins
Toucan Faisal of Jordan is the first and only woman in the Jordanian parliament. A former television personality, she decided to go into government to rectify the abuses her investigative reports uncovered. Though publicly decried by the fundamentalist Muslim Brotherhood, she refuses to be intimidated as she speak...
directed by Froukje Bos, in Women in the Arab World, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 29 mins
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Women in the Arab World, 3, Morocco
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directed by Froukje Bos, in Women in the Arab World, 3 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 28 mins
Aicha Belarbi of Morocco is professor of sociology at the University of Rabat. Though educated at French schools for the daughters of the elite, she was subject to the restrictions imposed on girls. Professor Belarbi has written books about gender roles, child welfare, women and power, and the modern Muslim woman....
directed by Froukje Bos, in Women in the Arab World, 3 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 28 mins
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Women in the Arab World, 1, Egypt
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directed by Froukje Bos, in Women in the Arab World, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 26 mins
This video focuses on Soraya Altorki, originally from Saudi Arabia, who is now a professor of anthropology at the American University in Cairo. She had to get her education abroad because schooling was not possible for a woman in Saudi Arabia. She recalls with humor the incongruity of being a sheltered Saudi Arabi...
directed by Froukje Bos, in Women in the Arab World, 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 26 mins
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