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

Authors/editor(s): UNDP, UNFPA, UNESCWA, UN Women

Conducted by UNDP, UN Women, UNFPA, and ESCWA, this study on Gender Justice & the Law in the Arab States Region 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.

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Regional Overview (AR | EN)

Algeria: Country Summary (AR | EN) Country Assessment (AR | EN

Bahrain: Country Summary (AR | EN) Country Assessment (AR | EN)

Djibouti: Country Summary (AR | EN) Country Assessment (AR | EN

Egypt: Country Summary (AR | EN) Country Assessment (AR | EN)

Iraq: Country Summary (AR | EN) Country Assessment (AR | EN

Jordan: Country Summary (AR | EN) Country Assessment (AR | EN)

Lebanon: Country Summary (AR | EN) Country Assessment (AR | EN

Libya: Country Summary (AR | EN) Country Assessment (AR | EN)

Morocco: Country Summary (AR | EN) Country Assessment (AR | EN

Oman: Country Summary (AR | EN) Country Assessment (AR | EN)

Palestine: Country Summary (AR | EN) Country Assessment (AR | EN

Qatar: Country Summary (AR | EN) Country Assessment (AR | EN)

Saudi Arabia: Country Summary (AR | EN) Country Assessment (AR | EN)

Somalia: Country Summary (AR | EN) Country Assessment (AR | EN)

Sudan: Country Summary (AR | EN) Country Assessment (AR | EN)

Syria: Country Summary (AR | EN) Country Assessment (AR | EN

Tunisia: Country Summary (AR | EN) Country Assessment (AR | EN

Yemen: Country Summary (AR | EN) Country Assessment (AR | EN

Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Algeria; Bahrain; Djibouti; Egypt; Iraq; Jordan; Lebanon; Libya; Morocco; Oman; Palestine, State of; Qatar; Saudi Arabia; Somalia; Sudan; Syrian Arab Republic; Tunisia; Yemen

Subject area(s): Gender equality and inequality; Ending violence against women and girls; Women’s rights

Publication year: 2018