Saudi Arabia elected as a board member of UN Women (via Saudiwoman’s Weblog)

In the past two weeks there has been a lot of coverage regarding Iran and Saudi Arabia's bid to join UN Women. UN Women is a merge of four departments within the UN whose focus is on women's rights: Division for the Advancement of Women (DAW) International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (INSTRAW) Office of the Special Adviser on Gender Issues and Advancement of Women (OSAGI) United Nations Development Fund for Women … Read More

via Saudiwoman's Weblog

4 thoughts on “Saudi Arabia elected as a board member of UN Women (via Saudiwoman’s Weblog)

  1. Interesting Middle East theme is women’s rights. In North America, excepting the last abortion known as the Inca Empire, women have always been our community leaders. They appoint men temporarily as war chiefs, to enforce her political belief systems. In the Middle East you are so strangled by colonial assault, you seem to have lost focus on where, literally where your little bodies came from. While UN clearly is a colonial center, it does, somewhere inside its always hollowed-out war machine, remember her priority: Peace And Prosperity. Saudi and Iran response to UN Woman is critical, as it addresses the origin of all human life today, every day and night. No one envies proximity to Caucasia, but being there you have to respond … and move on somehow.

  2. At muhammad Abbasi. one of your favourite quotes “if they seek peace, you seek peace” [quran] has been abrogated and nullified (and no longer applies), according to muhammads companion Ibn Abbas and other muslim scholars.

    “‘This has been abrogated by the “sword verse” [Q. 9:5]’” [Tafsir Ibn Abbas, Tafsir al Suyuti]

    see also better:

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