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Gender Justice and The Law: Assessment of laws affecting gender equality in the Arab States region

01.04.2019 / Created by (EMWF)

Conducted by United Nations Development Program (UNDP), UN Women, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), and United Nations Economic and Social Commission for West Asia (ESCWA), this study provides a comprehensive assessment of laws and policies affecting gender equality and protection against gender-based violence in Arab countries. The report is composed of 18 country profiles, each of which maps a country’s key legislative developments and gaps regarding gender justice. This introduction provides an overall summary of these country chapters followed by a summary of each country examined.


  • Type of publication : Study / Report
  • Author : UNDP, UN Women, UNFPA, and ESCWA
  • Publishing house : UNDP, UN Women, UNFPA, and ESCWA
  • Publication date : 2018
  • Number of pages : 45
  • Language : English and Arabic


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