Women's Rights in the Middle East and North Africa: Citizenship and Justice
Extrait de la couverture : "Freedom House has launched a new, comprehensive study ... The overarching goal of this survey is to facilitate and support national and international efforts to empower women in the Middle East and North Africa. The study presents a comparative evaluation of women's rights in sixteen countries and one territory ... The study identifies the causes and consequences of gender inequality in the region, as well as the major obstacles, and makes concrete recommandations for the consideration of national and international policymakers ans implementers. Women's rights in each country are assessed in five key areas : (1) nondiscrimination and access to justice ; (2) autonomy, security, and freedom of the person ; (3) economic rights and equal opportunity ; (4) political rights and civic voice ; and (5) social and cultural rights. Survey results are presented through a set of numerical scores and analytical narrative reports. The methodology for this survey is based on the universal declaration of human rights (UDHR)."
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