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The Bahrain Foundation for Dialogue: Promoting Social Reconciliation

The Bahraini uprising, and its aftermath, has left profound rifts six years on, in political views, sectarian relations, and even geography.

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Kinship Politics in the Gulf Arab States

This report introduces kinship politics in the Gulf Arab states with an explanation of the origins of kinship-based governance in the region.

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Bahrain’s Youth Pioneer Society: Guiding and Empowering Youth

The Youth Pioneer Society (YPS) is a non-profit organization in Bahrain founded by a group of young Bahrainis who met on Twitter in December 2011.

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The Saudi National Transformation Program: What’s in It for Women?

In a national workforce largely composed of men and foreign workers, can economic reform ensure women's participation?

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