|Workshop: Sexual and Bodily Rights as Human Rights in the Middle East and North Africa|
Summary: Report prepared by Liz Ercevik Amado on a workshop co-organized by the Istanbul-based Women for Women's Human Rights-New Ways and the Mediterranean Academy for Diplomatic Studies. The meeting convened 22 NGO representatives, advocates, and academics from Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon, Palestine, Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria, Turkey, Pakistan, and the U.S. to explore the themes of sexuality, gender, and sexual and bodily rights violations, and to discuss regional strategies for overcoming these human rights violations in national and international contexts from a legal, social and political perspective (21 pages).
Sexual and Bodily Rights as Human Rights in the Middle East and North Africa: Summary Report of a Workshop
For more information about the workshop, visit WWHR's website.