It is almost a cliché that getting more women into power is a good way to tackle corruption. Women, the argument goes, are less likely to take bribes or put personal gain before public good. But is it true?
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The Daily Star / By Jessy Chahine
Once women come to realize that they can have a say and that working together brings power, countless ideas and civic organizations come about, said Mahnaz Afkhami during an international meeting to discuss the empowerment of women in Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
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Muslim women leaders discuss fiction in Muslim-majority societies as capable of creating a room for dialogue, for subversion and for empowerment. They reflect on the example of Scheherazade, and the richness and variety of the legacy in Islam.