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Mariz Tadros - Research Fellow

Power and Popular Politics; (incomplete); Conflict and Violence
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E: m.tadros@ids.ac.uk

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Nadine Beard

Mariz Tadros is a IDS research fellow specialising in the politics and human development of the Middle East. Areas of specialisation include democratisation, Islamist politics, gender, sectarianism, human security and religion and development.

Prior to joining IDS Mariz was an assistant professor of political science at the American University in Cairo, where she taught development studies for many years at an undergraduate and graduate level.

For almost ten years, Mariz worked as a journalist for the English language newspaper Al-Ahram Weekly where she published over 300 articles on a variety of subjects including civil society, women in Egypt and the Arab region, poverty and social justice. She has extensive experience as a development practitioner and worked as a consultant for many international organisations including the Ford Foundation. Mariz obtained her doctorate from Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford in 2004.

Since joining IDS, she has been involved in leading several multidisciplinary, multi-country initiatives including one on women and politics and one on gender and religion.

Mariz is author of two books:

The central aim of this programme is to influence norms and institutions at global and local levels to more effectively tackle the challenge of achieving gender equality

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This project is part of the Gender, Power and Sexuality Programme, funded by Sida. The project is working on two parallel initiatives, firstly, exploring political empowerment programmes for women and secondly, engaging with the international community to challenge and expose gendered forms of violence, particularly when this is politically motivated.

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Pathways is a research and communication programme which seeks to discover where women are achieving real gains despite or because of policy and practice. It looks at how this has happened, and aims to make these pathways visible so that we can build on these revealed successes.

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The 'Power, Violence, Citizenship and Agency' (PVCA) project is an action research project designed by researchers at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) and carried out with a number of institutional partners.

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The aim of the Rapid Response Briefings (RRB) series is to support governments and development agencies in responding quickly to rapidly emerging phenomena and unexpected global events and understanding the impact they may have on development policy, practice and outcomes.

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A new partnership between the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and IDS has been formed with the aim of supporting SDC’s ‘Democratisation, Decentralisation and Local Governance Network’ (DLGN) between 2012 and 2014. IDS’ contribution will seek to improve DLGN’s effectiveness and impact of policy strategies and operations.

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Our goal is to enable stronger leadership for working with boys and men to promote gender equality. We will do this by gathering, inter-relating and analysing evidence and lessons. These will be strategically disseminated in targeted and accessible formats for improved learning, policy and practice.

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This is the cover for IDS Bulletin 45.5, 'Localising Governance'.

Localising Governance

IDS Bulletin 45.5 (2014)

Drawing on different perspectives, this IDS Bulletin takes a fresh look at how local governance 'really' works and how it could become more accountable, effective and legitimate to support development that favours poor and marginalised people. More details

This is the cover for IDS Working Paper 442, 'The Politics of Mobilising for Gender Justice in Egypt from Mubarak to Morsi and Beyond'.

The Politics of Mobilising for Gender Justice in Egypt from Mubarak to Morsi and Beyond

IDS Working Paper 442 (2014)

This paper examines the nature of the political struggle over the status, role and identity of women in Egypt in between the two revolutions (January 2011 and June 2013). More details

This is the cover for the book Women in Politics: Gender, Power and Development.

Women in Politics: Gender, Power and Development

Women the world over are being prevented from engaging in politics. Women’s political leadership of any sort is a rarity and a career in politics rarer still. More details

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Settling After the Revolts? Egypt’s Political Settlements and Violent Transition

IDS Evidence Report 57 (2014)

The uprisings in the Arab region generated much hope among significant proportions of the population that a rupture with the status quo would herald a new era marked by bread, freedom and social justice/human dignity, the catchphrase of many of the revolts. More details

Front cover for Evidence Report 48

Reclaiming the Streets for Women’s Dignity: Effective Initiatives in the Struggle against Gender-Based Violence in between Egypt’s Two Revolutions

Evidence Report 48 (2014)

This paper is about the struggle to combat gender-based violence in public space in Egypt through the sustained collective action of vigilante groups who organically formed to respond to the increasing encroachment on women in public space from 2011 onwards. More details

Thematic Expertise:
Citizenship; Gender; Participatory methodologies; Politics and Power; Unruly Politics; Rights.

Related Programmes and Centres:
Addressing and Mitigating Violence; Empowerment of Women and Girls; Gender Power and Sexuality; Policy Anticipation Response and Evaluation.

Geographic Expertise:
Middle East and North Africa; Egypt; Jordan; Yemen.