Empowering Women, One Workshop at a Time

At the age of eighteen, Intisar found herself forced into marriage by her father, a practice that is against religious and civil law in Jordan, though still not uncommon. Seeing no alternative, Intisar agreed be married and hoped that the husband her father had chosen,

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AWSO & Entrepreneurship: Three Stories of Empowerment

Arab Women Speak Out (AWSO) is a communication initiative that, in the participatory development tradition of Paulo Freire (2000[1970]), seeks to enhance critical reflection and encourage action. Below, Carol Underwood summarizes the stories of three women who participated in the program and the evidence about

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