Women's Empowerment and the Path to Democracy in the New Middle East

Monday, April 8, 2013
Speakers
Nadereh Chamlou
Senior Adviser to the Chief Economist of Middle East and North Africa Region, World Bank
Presiders
Reza Aslan
Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
Reza Aslan discusses the connection between women's empowerment and economics, as part of the Council on Foreign Relations' roundtable series on religion and the Middle East.

This meeting was cosponsored by the Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Initative.

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