Civil and political rights - - MENA region

Factsheet: Women, Peace and Security in the Middle East and North Africa region

19.05.2016 / Created by (EMWF)

This article gives an overview on the status of women in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, following the uprisings of 2011. It discusses the implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000) and the extent of progress towards its goals. The article focuses on two main themes: (1) violence against women and girls in conflict and (2) women’s political participation and leadership. It provides statistics and data from different countries of the region. 


  • Type of publication : Article
  • Author : Sariah Ghazzaoui
  • Publishing house : OXFAM
  • Publication date : 2015
  • Number of pages : 9
  • Language : English


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