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Family Law and the Kuwaiti Parliamentary Elections
Published: 2011
Organization: Freedom House
Project: Family Law and the Kuwaiti Parliamentary
English Arabic

The Family Law and the Kuwaiti Parliamentary Elections Survey captures a historic moment as Kuwait women first exercised their political and democratic rights for the first time. It examines the findings of a nationwide survey conducted among 1,376 eligible Kuwaiti male and female voters from all 25 electoral districts during the campaigns leading up to the 2006 parliamentary elections. The report also examines a number of variables that reflect the demographic makeup of Kuwaiti society and their effect on voting decisions.


Unified Personal Status Law for the Gulf Cooperation Council
Published: 2011
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources
Arabic

The Unified Personal Status Law for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) represents one of the projects that aim at a codification of the provisions of Islamic Judicial Rulings, which endorsed by the ministers of justice in the GCC countries. The law consists of 282 articles, which include provisions relating to the family and personal rights: marriage, divorce, eligibility, jurisdiction, will, and inheritance.


Moroccan Family Code
Published: 2011
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources
Arabic

Women's Rights in Kuwaiti Personal Status Law and Bahraini Judicial Rulings (Theory)
Published: 2011
Organization: Freedom House
Project: Women's Rights in the Middle East and North Africa
English Arabic

Through its regional Family Law Program, Freedom House published the Women's Rights in the Kuwaiti Personal Status Law and the Bahraini Shari'a Judicial Rulings (Theory Portion) which brings together Sunni, Shiite and legal scholars from the State of Kuwait and the Kingdom of Bahrain to analyze family law, Islamic jurisprudence, and religious and civil interpretations in an attempt to bridge key differences among their perspectives.


Tunisian Family Code
Published: 2011
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources
Arabic

Kuwaiti Family Code
Published: 2011
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources
Arabic

Women's Rights Survey (2009 Gulf Portion)
Published: 2011
Organization: Freedom House
Project: Women's Rights and Kuwaiti Family Law Weekly Article Series
English Arabic

The Women's Rights in the Middle East and North Africa study presents detailed reports and quantitative ratings on the state of women’s rights in the member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC): Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. It is the first installment of a larger project encompassing the entire MENA region.


Appendices to Law Practice Manual Book - Qatar
Published: 2011
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Rule of Law Initiative - Qatar 
English Arabic

The appendices that accompany the Law Practice Manual Book include sample time slips, invoices, legal agreements and compensation plans.


Law Practice Manual Book - Qatar
Published: 2011
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Rule of Law Initiative - Qatar 
English Arabic

This manual provides information concerning the economic aspects of being a lawyer in private practice in a market system. It describes the basic procedures and organizational principles used by private lawyers in the United States.


Tunisian Election Law Handbook for Lawyers
Published: 2011
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Democracy and Community Development Program
English

The comprehensive "Tunisian Election Law Handbook for Lawyers" describes and explains the country’s legal provisions surrounding electoral conduct. The handbook provides advice on applying Tunisia’s new Election Law and presents Tunisian lawyers with guidance on substantive law and procedures from the Constituent Assembly. The handbook also highlights potential areas of dispute and legal strategies in assisting citizens on election legal issues.


Module 1: Introduction to the Concept of Human Rights and Oneself as a Subject of Rights
Published: 2012
Organization: Global Rights
Project: Human Rights Education Program for Women in Morocco
Arabic

This resource is the first module of the manual Making Human Rights Real: A Human Rights Education Program for Women in Morocco. It focuses the concept of human rights and oneself as a subject of rights. It includes nine sessions: introduction to the concept of women’s human rights; introduction to the concept of liberty; introduction to the concept of dignity; introduction to the concept of equality; discrimination against women; introduction to gender analysis; introduction to the sources of law used in the program; protecting women’s human rights: individual responsibility; and collective mobilization for the promotion of women’s human rights.


Introduction: Making Human Rights Real: A Human Rights Education Program for Women in Morocco
Published: 2012
Organization: Global Rights
Project: Human Rights Education Program for Women in Morocco
Arabic

This file provides an introduction to the Making Human Rights Real: A Human Rights Education Program for Women in Morocco manual. It includes the program summary and lists modifications from an earlier version of the manual.


Module 2, part II: Women’s Human Rights in the Family - Divorce
Published: 2012
Organization: Global Rights
Project: Human Rights Education Program for Women in Morocco
Arabic

This resource is the second module of the manual Making Human Rights Real: A Human Rights Education Program for Women in Morocco. This section focuses on divorce, the second theme in Module 2. The four sections include: introduction to the concept of divorce and the different types of divorce in Morocco; divorce by the husband: without cause (talaq); divorce by the wife: without cause (khula and tamleeq); and divorce by the wife: for cause (taqleeq). 



A Practical Guide for Human Rights Program Facilitators
Published: 2012
Organization: Global Rights
Project: Human Rights Education Program for Women in Morocco
Arabic

This resource for facilitators is part of Making Human Rights Real: A Legal Literacy Program for Women in Morocco manual. It provides suggestions for facilitators holding women’s human rights sessions. It also focuses on characteristics of a good facilitator.


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