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Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights
Published: 2013
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources
English

This resource from the United Nations outlines the state duty to protect human rights, the corporate responsibility to respect human rights and access to remedy. It was used in The Protection Project trainings, organized by the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.


The Global Landscape for Women
Published: 2012
Organization: Freedom House
Project: Breaking Barriers: Empowering Women in the Workforce
English Arabic

In English and Arabic, this presentation describes the global gender gap, using several countries as examples - Bahrain, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia. It also focuses on women in the workforce and challenges to accessing employment. For more information, please see Freedom House's training guide – Breaking Barriers: Empowering Women in the Workforce, Advancing Your Career and Becoming a Change Agent. This project was funded by the State Department's Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL).


Focus on Lebanon | Control of Financial Assets Topic Brief
Published: 2010
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources
English Arabic

This report presents a demographic breakdown of survey findings on how people in Lebanon manage their assets. It focuses on women controlling assets, how earnings are spent, who makes financial decisions and control over property and savings. The survey was implemented in August 2009.


Focus on Lebanon | Economic and Educational Status Topic Brief
Published: 2010
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources
English Arabic

This report presents a demographic breakdown of survey findings comparing men's and women's economic and educational status in Lebanon. It focuses on employment trends and monthly income for economic status, and on goals and fields of study for educational status. The survey was implemented in August 2009.


Focus on Morocco | Educational Attainment and Career Aspirations Topic Brief
Published: 2010
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources
English French

This report presents a demographic breakdown of survey findings comparing men's and women's educational and career attainment and aspirations in Morocco. The survey was implemented in December 2009 and January 2010.


Focus on Morocco | Paid Work and Control of Earnings and Assets Topic Brief
Published: 2010
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources
English French

This report presents a demographic breakdown of survey findings on paid work and employment in Morocco. It focuses on participation of women in the formal economy and control over their earnings or other assets. The survey was implemented in December 2009 and January 2010.


Focus on Morocco | Social Attitudes Toward Women Topic Brief
Published: 2010
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources
English French

This report presents a demographic breakdown of data from surveys to gauge social attitudes toward women in Morocco. It focuses on support for women and daughters in politics, women working outside the home, women involved in decision-making positions and others. The survey was implemented in December 2009 and January 2010.


Focus on Yemen | Educational Attainment and Career Aspirations Topic Brief
Published: 2010
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources
English Arabic

This report presents a demographic breakdown of survey findings comparing men's and women's educational attainment and career aspirations in Yemen. It compares those of different genders, age groups, regions, income levels and marital statuses. The survey was implemented in June 2010.


Focus on Yemen | Paid Work and Control of Earnings and Assets Topic Brief
Published: 2010
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources
English Arabic

This report presents a demographic breakdown of survey findings on paid work and employment in Yemen. It focuses on participation of women in the formal economy and control over their earnings or other assets. The survey was implemented in June 2010.


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