Economy / Employment - - MENA region

Women in Business & Management: Gaining Momentum in the Middle East and North Africa

07.07.2016 / Created by (EMWF)

This report focuses on the particularities of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, with regard to the situation of women and gender equality in the world of business. It casts light on the main barriers to women´s employment and leadership in the region, such as: family responsibilities; culture; stereotyping and women self-perception; access to finance...etc.The report also presents initiatives and emerging opportunities worth pursuing for women, and offers avenues for action, specifically for the private sector and for business and employers’ organizations.


  • Type of publication : Study / Report
  • Author : Sawsan Masri and Zeina Abla
  • Publishing house : International Labour Organization (ILO)
  • Publication date : 2016
  • Number of pages : 39
  • Language : English


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