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Women in the Gulf: Past, present, future

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Vrouwen in de Golf: Verleden, heden en toekomst

During the Henriette van Lynden lecture, five women from the Gulf Region will take the stage to reflect on the position of women in their region. They are experts from various fields -politics, education, business, law and the cultural sector- and share their vision. Where are they coming from and what does the future look like?<br />
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The experts shed light on the position of women in the Gulf Region, explaining the most important changes in recent decades to the situation today. They share both their personal and professional experiences.
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Middle East and gender expert Dr. Annemarie van Geel is the moderator.
This event is presented by the Middle East and North Africa Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in honour of late Director of the Department, Henriette van Lynden.
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<strong>About the speakers
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&bull; Dr. Fatemah al Bader, assistant legal professor in Kuwait
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&bull; Hind Alansari, PhD candidate and education expert from Qatar
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&bull; Raya Abu Gulal, corporate lawyer in the United Arab Emirates
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&bull; Dr. Frauke Heard-Bey, historian and political scientist, based in the United Arab Emirates
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&bull; Fatima al Banawi, actor and director, from Saudi Arabia
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