Gender Justice & The Law: Assessment of laws affecting gender equality in the Arab States region
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.
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 areas: Ending violence against women and girls Gender equality and inequality Women’s rights