Summarize the Reasons Write a paragraph about the political, religious, and ethnic divisions in the conflicts of the Middle East. Consider poverty in the Middle East and power seized by military leaders, and conflicts between Islamists and secularists. How did the Arab Spring pro-democracy movements in 2011 affect Egypt and other countries? Based on the quotation below, what do women hope to gain from these movements?
“I grew up in a world where we believed we could not do anything … Generations believed we could do nothing, and now, in a matter of weeks, we know that we can.”