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Towards gender equality in the Arab/Middle East region: Islam, culture, and feminist activism / Vers l'égalité entre hommes et femmes dans la région arabe/Moyen-Orient : islam, culture et militance féministe / نحو مساواة بين الجنسين في منطقة العالم العربي و الشرق الاوسط: الإسلام, الثقافة و النشا...

Created by Foundation's Team 2628 days ago

The study analyzes the situation of Gender Equality in the Arab countries, in light of culture, Islam and gender relations. It gives examples of women´s economic and political participation in the region. The study explains the feminist critique of Islam and the feminist movement within Isl...

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Unequal and Unprotected: Women's Rights under Lebanese Personal Status Laws / Sans égalité et sans défense: les droits des femmes selon la loi libanaise sur le statut personnel / غير متساوية و غير محمية: حقوق النساء في قوانين الأحوال الشخصية اللبنانية

Created by Foundation's Team 2649 days ago

This study documents how the current personal status system, which is composed of 15 separate laws for the country´s different religious communities, discriminates against women. Based on the review of existing personal status laws and more than 70 interviews with lawyers, judges, social wo...