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About Janine Moussa

 Janine Moussa is a human rights lawyer and director of the Due Diligence Project on state obligation to towards ending violence against women, based in Northeastern School of Law. She is an international human rights consultant, specializing in women’s rights, equality and non-discrimination within the CEDAW and international human rights framework, and is chief researcher and co-writer of the CEDAW and Muslim Family Laws (Musawah, 2011) report.  She has extensive experience working with intergovernmental organizations, civil society and academia,

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The rightful place of gender equality within Islam

An animated discussion is taking place about the relationship between Islam and equality and justice in the context of women’s human rights. How will the democratic uprisings sweeping across the Arab world affect this conversation?

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