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The State of Gender Justice in the Arab Region

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This study maps the current state of gender justice in the Arab region, documenting barriers as well as opportunities. Its primary research aim is to determine how to develop an environment, at the legal, policy, and social levels that is conducive to gender justice.

The study also provides insight on the state of gender justice through a legal perspective, in addition to de facto perspective. This is accomplished through a review of significant legislative, political, and social changes that have arisen from 2004 to 2016.


  • Type of publication : Study / Report
  • Author : Leila Hanafi
  • Publishing house : Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA)
  • Publication date : 2017
  • Number of pages : 81
  • Language : English


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Abou Fadhl Mohamad Bahlouli
Community Development and Caring Children with Special Needs Association (SCDA)
Djerba Solidarity & Development Association
SEMNID Association for Social Development
Try Center for Training and Education
French Coordination for the European Women's Lobby (C.L.E.F.)
Association du Développement et des Études Stratégiques de Medenine (ADESM)
Center for Research in Applied Economics for Development-CREAD
Sawt Nssâ
Women's aspirations Association
Tunisian Association of Development Law - ATDD
League of Female Executives of the National Union of Tunisian Women
Organization Dihya for Development
Ramzi Nouisser
Ibn Battuta Foundation
Challenge Association of Sustainable Development (A.C.D.D.)
Mafraq Youth Gathering for Civil Society Development
Salama's Friends
Egyptian Feminist Union – EFU
Intissar Bendjabellah
Bint Bladi Association
Association Al Nada pour la Citoyenneté et le Développement Gafsa (ANCD)
Bothoor Alkhaer Human Organization
Moroccan Association of Reproductive Health
Association of Women in Green Economy (AFEV)
Jbail- Byblos Municipality
Femme Action - Woman Action (A.F.A - A.W.A)
SHASHAT Women Cinema
Community Media Center
YEFL Young Egyptian Feminists League
Théâtre Variable n°2
Association Voix de Femmes Marocaines
RUSEMEG - Réseau Universitaire et Scientifique Euro-Méditerranéen
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