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    The diversities within North Africa, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia (cultural, religious, political, etc.) play a crucial part in the status of women and the key features of gender roles in these particular geographic regions. The Middle East and North Africa share commonalities through Arabic and Islamic culture. Establishing equalities for women amongst the current social and political changes of Middle Eastern and North African societies stands as a difficult obstacle to overcome, but in

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    Around the world there were failures and successes centered around key principles. The world was in the midst of reform that led to many changes. In North Africa the islamists, the state’s economy, and the women faced many challenges. First of all, One challenge that the Islamist faced was the introduction of secularism into an Islamic state. After North African states gained independence “Islam had been established as the official religion by the states.” (willis 157). The very religion that they

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    Northern Africa (Kalliny & Benmamoun, 2014). The region collectively is known as MENA; the countries of the Middle East and North Africa. The population distribution of the Arab world is much different than much of the industrialized world in that one third of the population is under 15 years of age and one fifth of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24(Kalliny & Benmamoun, 2014). This young, typically educated population, is geographically situated between Europe, Asia and Africa and

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    FOREIGN INTERNAL DEFENSE IN NORTH AFRICA Michael Watson Terrorism and Counter Terrorism May 15, 2016 In the United State’s led Global War on Terror; the best battles are the ones won before they even start. The way this is achieved is through a strategy called Foreign Internal Defense. Foreign Internal Defense is “the major military to military advisory effort under National Assistance”1. What that means is Special Operations Forces and conventional military forces train

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    Gissel Tejada Dr. Bouânani AFST 280D Final Paper Colonialism impacted North Africa in numerous ways. Its history is forever changed and the people of North Africa are still struggling because of the effects it had on its society. The Europeans that invaded North Africa thought of their European culture as high class and elite and looked down upon the Arab culture. Because of this, the Europeans started to build newer cities and created businesses that accommodated the European lifestyle

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    Human trafficking is promoted by mass migrations, affecting thousands of people every year. Women are becoming modern day slaves as they are forced to pay for their migration costs with their bodies. i This problem is evident in the migration between North African and European countries. There are numerous reasons why people migrate to Europe, which can be explained through their journeys, the hardships that each individual must face. Yet, the journey is just the beginning; challenges and hurdles continue

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    North African Youth’s Search for Cultural Identity Many young North Africans struggle to find a cultural identity that fits them. There are several reasons that this is issue is so prevalent in North Africa. Many aspects of the foreign involvement that North Africa has been subjected to have impeded the regions ability to forge national identities. The results of this lack of identity have been varied and, while some young North Africans have turned to destructive behaviors, others have made the

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    In 1450 Eritrea was a small province located in North-East Africa. Eritrea fell to the Ottoman Turks in 1557, and the Turks claimed it as one of their colonies. The Ottoman Turks had easy access to Eritrea, as it borders the Red Sea. Seeing this as an opportunity, the Turks conquered the port city of Massawa, along with its’ bordering cities, and administered a new area named the province of Habesh. The Ottoman Turks controlled Eritrea for three centuries until the Rubattino (Italian) Navigation

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    The slave trade route between Africa and North America was known as the Middle Passage. From the early 1500s to the mid-1900s Africans were treated poorly and had suffered greatly from the journey of the Middle Passage. The Middle Passage first started out by shipping four hundred fifty thousand people to the New World and then extended to almost thirteen million Africans. Africans were boarded onto ships to the New World in two major locations in Africa in which are Angola and Gabon. An outrageous

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    WORLD RELIGIONS AND THE NORTH AFRICA/SOUTHWEST ASIA REALM Nancy Brown Walden University The realm of North Africa/Southwest Asia is a site of rich oil and natural gas deposits, economic growth and international relationships. The realm is also the birthplace of the three major world religions; Christianity, Judaism and Islam. Centuries of conflict lie at the heart of this realm due to differences in religious beliefs. In reviewing the scripture readings presented for this lesson, each

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