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Women and men express their viewpoints and share their perspectives in a weekly column. These columns form the groundwork for a discourse across cultural and religious boundaries.

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[18 Feb 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
The New Egypt: Women in Positions of Power

Randa Fahmy Hudome
An internationally recognized expert in global markets and the energy sector, Randa Fahmy Hudome has more than twenty-five years of legal and public policy experience, including service in the executive branch of the United States Government as the Associate Deputy Secretary of Energy. Presently, Randa is President of Fahmy Hudome International (FHI), a strategic consulting firm, which provides critical advice and counsel to Fortune 500 companies, foreign governments, media organizations, and private sector entities with an interest in energy policy and international business transactions.
Randa serves on …

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[11 Feb 2011 | 9 Comments | ]
From Tahrir Square: It’s Not About Politics, It Is About Justice

Najuan Daadleh, Connection Point Project Manager, recently interviewed Sarah Abdel Rahman. Sarah was in Tahrir Square when the protests began on January 25th and has returned every day since then. In fact, she is there right now celebrating Mubarak’s resignation from power with millions of other Egyptians!
Read about how this protest has changed Sarah’s life forever.
Can you tell me a little about yourself to start with?
I am currently studying theatre at the American University in Cairo. My father has a company of import/export …

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[3 Feb 2011 | 4 Comments | ]
Egypt’s 21st Century Revolution and the Woman Question

Peace X Peace is proud to announce Connection Point, our new initiative linking Arab and Muslim women with women from Western countries. As all eyes are on Egypt and beyond, Connection Point will be featuring Muslim and Arab women commenting on current events and sharing vital information. Check back weekly for new articles!
by Najuan Daadleh

“We might be witnessing a historic change in the Arab world, in terms of its political and social structure and in the form of a major transformation of women`s status and rights …

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[27 Jan 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Proudly Presenting <em>Connection Point</em>/نقطة تواصل

by Mary Liepold, Editor in Chief

“We are under siege by Muslim terrorists,” says Peter King, a Republican Congressman from NY who just became chair of the US House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee. King’s plan to hold Congressional hearings in late February on the “radicalization of Islam” is alarming American Muslims and many others.
The same day this story appeared in The Washington Post and Politico, 35 people were killed and 180 wounded in a bomb attack in Moscow. Muslim Chechens are being blamed, though so far without evidence. And in …