Civil and political rights - - MENA region

“It's dangerous to be the first” Security barriers to women's public participation in Egypt, Libya and Yemen

24.03.2016 / Created by (EMWF)

This report forms part of a project to strengthen women’s public voice in Egypt, Libya, and Yemen. It is based on consultations with over 400 women and men from these countries.The report examines the new opportunities for women´s activism, as well as the increased risk and backlash against women´s political participation, during the transitions following the 2011 uprisings. It focuses on the ways in which security concerns associated with such volatile environment could impact women’s ability to participate, as well as the ways in which women’s participation can affect their security


  • Type of publication : Study / Report
  • Author : Joshua Rogers, Hannah Wright, and Saleem Haddad
  • Publishing house : SAFEWORLD
  • Publication date : 2013
  • Number of pages : 46
  • Language : English


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