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Arab Human Development Report 2005 - Towards the rise of women in the Arab World

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This publication forms part of a series of reports of the United Nations Development Fund (UNDF) on development, notably the potential and challenges of the women's empowerment process in the Arab world. The report describes the trends on development and human rights and it analyses the status of women in Arab societies, emphasizing the use of their skills and the resulting levels of well-being. It assesses the achievements and historical limits of the Arab women's movements bearing in mind cultural, religious, socioeconomic, legal and political aspects. The report also provides guidelines to strengthen the progress of women in the region.


  • Type of publication : Study / Report
  • Author : Regional Bureau for Arab States (RBAS)
  • Publishing house : United Nations
  • Publication date : 2006
  • Number of pages : 335
  • Language : English


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Mor Masa Ritüeli
Women and Gender Unit – Ministry of Social Development
Centre for Women's Legal Research &Counselling and Protection
Association des femmes pour le développement et la culture
Association Feminine de Lutte contre le Violence à l'Egard de la Femme et de l'Enfant (AFLCVF)
The Individual Initiative for Human Rights  - Masir
Faculty of Humanities-Martil, Abdelmalek Essaâdi University
International Center for Rights and Freedoms (ICRF)
Association Khmir Environnement et Développement
Women'  s Studies Center (WSC)
Servei Civil Internacional de Catalunya
Mediterranean Network against Trafficking Women (MNATW)
Bulgarian School of Politics  Dimitry Panitza
Forum for Professionals fighting against Family Honor Crimes in the Palestinian society in Israel
Association Djazairouna des victimes du terrorisme
Association féminine pour la protection de la famille
Equity, Parity and Gender Mainstreaming Commission of Guelmim
Fédération de la Ligue Démocratique pour les Droits des Femmes (FLDDF Injad Beni Mellal)
Zhour Bouzidi
Association Tawaza pour le plaidoyer de la femme
Libyan Women Forum (LWF)
Hope Village Society (HVS)
The Children of Female Prisoners' Care Association (CFPA)
Université d'  Alger III
Fédération des Ligues des Droits des Femmes
Women's Security Index (WSI)
Nahda Association for Relief and development
Palestinian Human Rights Organization (PHRO)
Association BALODIREN
Khadija Ben Hassine
University Hassan II Casablanca
Social Association for Media Profession
Hassène Kassar
Socio-cultural centre for women in action

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