After the overthrow of the regime of Gaddafi and 42 years of dictatorship, Libyans are having the challenge of a democratic change. The stakes are high especially for Libyan women, who actively participated in the uprising and demonstrated great potential and power. However, they still have a long way to go. This report presents some key issues that Libya should address to help secure women´s rights such as: women´s political participation, a constitution that protects Human Rights, equality with respect to Personal Status Law, the elimination of all kinds violence against women…etc.
This platform is part of the Axis 1 "Strengthening the capacities of equality actors" of the Priority Solidarity Fund "Women for the future in the Mediterranean" funded by the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and led by the European Institute of the Mediterranean, in the framework of the project “Developing Women's Empowerment” labelled by the Union for the Mediterranean.