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Women in the Arab World Between Violence and Impunity - The Algerian Case

In this paper, I will argue that the position of women in Algeria is in no way exclusive to the Algerian context, but rather is symptomatic of the larger Arab-Muslim context. The thesis that I will develop in the following paper, through the representative example of Algeria, is that women in the Arab World experience a continuum of violence, from a culture of domination grounded in patriarchy, argued through the Shari’āh and legitimized in the positive law, to a political instrumentalization of the violence

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Hélène Carvallo