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Thoughts on President Obama’s Speech by 100 Arab & Muslim Leaders

From: Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy “President Obama’s Cairo speech was unprecedented in a number of ways. Firstly, it sought to establish common ground with Muslims by stressing that human rights and democracy, for example, are shared universal concerns and that there are strong historical links between the West and the Islamic […]

Posted in Resource Centre | Keywords: , , | September 3, 2010

The Tiger Woods scandal is a tale of sex — and sexism

by Robin Givhan The women whose names have been linked to the transgressing Tiger Woods have been described, in part, by their physical attributes — busty — but also by their day jobs. The list of ladies has included both cocktail and pancake-house waitresses, a lingerie model and two porn actresses. One woman was described […]

Posted in Resource Centre | Keywords: , , | December 13, 2009

Wearing the Muslim veil in America: What it’s like

by Husna Haq I knew I was in trouble the moment I sat down. I’d just taken a seat next to an elderly Asian woman on the D-line train, on my way to a college class last year. She immediately stiffened. I began reading a book. She started twitching and looking around the train. We […]

Posted in Resource Centre | Keywords: , , | December 12, 2009

Burka Barbie

by Barbara Kay In the process of conveying a general idea or a cue to an emotional response, we often seek instinctive recourse in a linguistic device called antonomasia. We’ll substitute an antonomastic placeholder like “Solomon” for a wise person or “Hitler” for an evil one, “Pearl Harbor” for an ineluctable casus belli, and so […]

Posted in Resource Centre | Keywords: , , , | December 1, 2009

The Double-Bind Dilemma

From: IBM Corporation The Double-Bind Dilemma for Women in Leadership: Damned if You Do, Doomed if You Don’t is part of the Catalyst series examining barriers to women’s advancement. In this report, we analyze responses to the open-ended questions from two previous Catalyst studies, Women “Take Care,” Men “Take Charge:” Stereotyping of U.S. Business Leaders […]

Posted in Resource Centre | Keywords: , , | July 15, 2007

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