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Handbook for National Human Rights Institutions on Women's Rights and Gender Equality

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This guide aims to improve the capacity of national human rights institutions to protect and promote women’s rights and gender equality. It provides examples and questions to consider to guide national human rights institutions in strengthening their institutional capacities and practical activities in the area of women’s rights and gender equality. The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) prepared this guide based on research and drafts by Pearl Eliadis, a lawyer who has worked extensively with national human rights institutions at international level for nearly two decades.


  • Type of publication : Toolbox / Methodological guide
  • Author : The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR)
  • Publishing house : The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR)
  • Publication date : 2012
  • Number of pages : 131
  • Language : English and Arabic


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Savera Liverpool
Fédération des Ligues des Droits des Femmes
Ministry of Women , Family and Children
Committee for the Follow-Up on women' s Issues (CFUWI)
Mediterraneo Sociale
Tubas Charitable Society
Abou Fadhl Mohamad Bahlouli
Hillary Rodham Clinton Center for Women'    s Empowerment (HCC)
Elmehwar Association for Developing the Egyptian Family
Association 100% Mamans
Helwan Association for Community Development (Bashayer)
Mada for Citizenship and Development
Euro-Mediterranean Women's Foundation
Center for Study and Research on Human Rights and Migration
CREAD – Research center applied economics for development
Civic Forum Institute (CFI)
Elham Ibrahim Younis Abdelaal
University Hassan II Casablanca
Carmen Garraton
Libyan Women Forum (LWF)
Sanaa El Aji
Association Talassemtane pour l'Environnement et Développement (ATED)
Association Al Nada pour la Citoyenneté et le Développement Gafsa (ANCD)
University of Manouba Tunisia
Psycho Social Counseling Center for Women (PSCCW)
Bidaya Association
Fédération de la Ligue Démocratique des Droits des Femmes (FLDDF) de Ouarzazate
The School Girls of Azaghar Foundation
Jordanian Hashemite Fund for Human Development (JOHUD)
Libanaises pour l'Egalité
Faculdade de Ciencias Sociais e Humanas
Mouna Mtibaa
Juzoor for Health and Social Development (Juzoor)
Observatori Cultural de Gènere

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