Civil and political rights - - MENA region

The State of Gender Justice in the Arab Region

19.02.2018 / Created by (EMWF)

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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