International: Call for Papers: “Refugee Women in the Arab World.”
* Gender/cultural sensitivity of aid to refugee women in the Arab World;
* Social and political discrimination, particularly with regard to gender;
* Expression of gender, identity, and experience within a refugee context;
* Formal and informal networks of refugee women in the Arab world;
* Representation of Arab refugee women in the media and in public discourse;
* Activism and Arab refugee women.
As a special feature of this issue, we are interested in receiving poetry which expresses and explores the experience of being an Arab refugee woman.
If you are interested in contributing to this issue of Al-Raida, kindly send your abstract (250–300 words) by no later than August 15, 2007. All abstracts submitted are reviewed by Al–Raida’s editorial staff and are subject to its approval.