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Mapping Young Scholars' Research on Women in Public Life in the MENA Region: A State of the Art Report

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This report summarizes the projects and recent publications on research into the role of women in public life in the MENA region (Middle East and North Africa). It brings together the work of young scholars from this region, carried out in the framework of doctoralprojects, completed or published theses, post-doctoral research or master' s essays, published in Arabic, English or French. It focuses on the following research fields: women' s political empowerment, violence against women, women in the labour market, gender and migration, gender in the media, communication, and religion.


  • Type of publication : Study / Report
  • Author : Hanane Darhour
  • Publishing house : The Nordic-Arab Network of Research on Women' s Empowerment, Gender and Politics ((KVINFO)
  • Publication date : 2011
  • Number of pages : 88
  • Language : English


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Women Media and Development (TAM)
Al-Mashreq for development and population
Gender and Sexuality Resource Center. Arab Foundation for Freedoms and Equality
Union Nationale de la Femme Tunisienne (UNFT)
Khadija Ben Hassine
Association Corrente Rosa
EuroMed Rights
Jiwar Creation & Society
Wojoud for Empowering Civil Society
Théâtre Variable n°2
Center of Women'  s Studies and Policies (CWSP)
Institute for Women's Studies in the Arab World (IWSAW)
TAMETTUT - Amazigh Women's Association for Culture and Development
Euro-Mediterranean Women's Foundation
Centre ADHUC—Teoria, Gènere, Sexualitat
Arab Renaissance for Democracy and Development  (ARDD - Legal Aid)
Transitional Justice Institute, Ulster University
Disi Women's Cooperative
Al-Bait Assamed Association Society
Zouhair Gassim
Women Empowerment Unit in Jerash Municipality
Fédération de la Ligue Démocratique des Droits des Femmes (FLDDF)
University of Coimbra
Hope Village Society (HVS)
Women's Security Index (WSI)
Try Center for Training and Education
Egyptian Feminist Union – EFU
Movimento per l'Autosviluppo, l'Interscambio e la Solidarietà (M.A.I.S.)
Portuguese Platform for Women'   s Rights - PpDM (Plataforma Portuguesa para os Direitos das Mulheres)
Association Neama for Development
RIHAN ASSOCIATION for Youth and Development
Youth and Development Consultancy Institute (Etijah)
Association Citoyens Acteurs

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