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New trends of women’s activism after the Arab uprisings: redefining women's leadership

@inproceedings{MuhannaMatar2014NewTO,
  title={New trends of women’s activism after the Arab uprisings: redefining women's leadership},
  author={Aitemad Muhanna-Matar},
  year={2014}
}
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