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Globalization and Women in the Middle East

By Valentine Moghadam | September 16, 2002

Association for Middle East Women's Studies

Valentine Moghadam evaluates the impact of globalization on women in the Middle East. She observes that the women of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are less integrated in the world economy than other women, resulting in lower rates of employment and political participation compared to women in other regions. She argues that over the long term, the women of the Middle East need more access to education and the labor force. In the meantime, she argues that women should link up with transnational networks.

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