Civil and political rights - - MENA region

The effectiveness of foreign aid to women's equality organizations in the MENA: Does aid promote women's political participation?

24.03.2016 / Created by (EMWF)

This study questions if the foreign financial aid helps promoting gender equality in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA region). It examines the effects of financial aid to organizations working in the field of gender equality and women’s empowerment. It uses indicators such as the proportions of seats held by women in the national parliaments, secondary school enrolments, adult fertility rates, autocracy and official development assistance targeting family planning and reproductive health.


  • Type of publication : Study / Report
  • Author : Mina Baliamoune-Lutz
  • Publishing house : United Nations University - World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)
  • Publication date : 2013
  • Number of pages : 24
  • Language : English


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