Advancing the Rights of Women and Girls in the Middle East: An Analysis of Current Trends and U.S. Policy
12.02.2020 2:00pm Cisco WebEx Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia
This hearing will examine the current social, economic, and legal trends that affect women in the Middle East and North Africa. Members will ask witnesses about destabilizing factors that contribute to constraints for women as well as how the U.S. can promote further engagement for women in the region.
Ms. Jomana Qaddour
Nonresident Senior Fellow
Maha Yahya, Ph.D.
Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center
Hala Aldosari, Ph.D.
Scholar in Women’s Health and Activist from Saudi Arabia
Ms. Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
Adjunct Senior Fellow
Council on Foreign Relations