Types of Violence - - Middle East

From theory to practice: CEDAW before Lebanese and Jordanian courts

08.03.2016 / Created by (EMWF)

This study examines the application of the Convention on the ·Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) in Lebanon and Jordan. It outlines the gap between the Penal Code and the Convention. It aims to monitor the legal needs to raise awareness about CEDAW and the legal system in these countries.The study emphasizes the difficulties and discrimination women suffer when accessing justice, the economic and social costs, gender discrimination and the lack of protection for women under certain laws, especially in the cases of honour killing and domestic violence and rape.


  • Type of publication : Study / Report
  • Author : KAFA (enough) Violence &Exploitation
  • Publishing house : KAFA (enough) Violence & Exploitation
  • Publication date : 2011
  • Number of pages : 44
  • Language : Arabic


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Right and Democracy Organization
Intermediaries Changing Center for Sustainable Development
Mor Masa Ritüeli
La Presse
Jazeera Media Network
Sihem Benallal Benrahou
Liberated T
Jbail- Byblos Municipality
Civic Forum Institute (CFI)
Aman Society Centre for counseling, development and community health
Radio Hawa FM
Gender Alternatives Foundation (GAF)
Ministry of Women , Family and Children
Bochra Laghssais
Mother's School Association
Saba Hamlet for Gender Equality
Ideaborn Consulting
Socio-cultural centre for women in action
Fédération de la Ligue Démocratique pour les Droits des Femmes (FLDDF Injad Beni Mellal)
Almidan Association for Development and Human Rights
Amadal Presse
Observatori Cultural de Gènere
Oxfam Intermon Maroc
Jordanian Journalist Association
University El Maner Tunis
Association du Docteur Fatiha (ADF)
Aya Al Khawalda - Independent journalist
Femmes pour le Dire, Femmes pour Agir (FDFA)
The Palestinian Association for Empowerment and Local Development - REFORM
Women Empowerment Unit in Jerash Municipality
Foundation for Women Entrepreneurs (FWE)
FLSH Ain Chock
Community Development and Caring Children with Special Needs Association (SCDA)
Tubas Charitable Society
Fédération de la Ligue Démocratique des Droits des Femmes (FLDDF) de Ouarzazate

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