This panel will explore the current state of female empowerment in the Arab world in the wake of the Arab revolutions.... See more
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Shabana Basij-Rasikh Nadia Al-Sakkaf Farahnaz Ispahani Toni Verstandig See more
Earlier this month, Steve Inskeep was on the streets of Tehran reporting on Iran's presidential election. And right... See more
2009 marked the fourth consecutive year in which democracy suffered a decline—the longest consecutive period of setbacks in the nearly 40-year history of the report.
—Freedom House, 2010