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Governance and Human Rights

Governance and Human Rights projects funded by MEPI focused on rule of law, human rights, elections and political parties.


2011
Focus on Lebanon | Healthcare Access Topic Brief
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This report presents a demographic breakdown of survey findings on the extent of access to formal healthcare in Lebanon. It focuses on women and issues of affordability, quality of care, utilization and proximity to medical services. The survey was implemented in August 2009.

2011
Focus on Yemen | Paid Work and Control of Earnings and Assets Topic Brief
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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.

2011
Focus on Lebanon | Project Overview and Respondent Demographics
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This report presents demographic data on the survey respondents in the SWMENA reports on Lebanon. It contains overviews of the project and its goals and methodology. The survey was implemented in August 2009.

2011
Focus on Lebanon | Women's Freedom of Movement, and Freedom from Harassment and Violence
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This report presents survey findings on the extent to which women in Lebanon feel they enjoy freedom of movement. It also examines attitudes toward violence against women with a focus on domestic violence. The survey was implemented in August 2009.

2011
Focus on Lebanon | Social Attitudes Toward Women Topic Brief
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This report presents a demographic breakdown of data from surveys to gauge social attitudes toward women in Lebanon. 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 August 2009.

2011
Focus on Morocco | Opinions on the Family Law and Gender Quotas - Topic Brief
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This report presents a demographic breakdown of survey findings on popular support for law reforms aimed at enhancing women's participation in social and political life in Morocco. The survey was implemented in December 2009 and January 2010.

2011
The Citizen’s Guide to a Civilized State
Organization: Tamkeen Development Foundation (TDF)

This manual aims to raise awareness of Yemeni citizens about the definition of a civil state - its principles, components and guarantees. Additionally, it reviews the role of youth and civil society organizations in establishing a modern civil state.

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

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.

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

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.

Module_1.pdf (Arabic)

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

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). 

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

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.

introduction.pdf (Arabic)

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

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.

2012
Module 2, part I: Women’s Human Rights in the Family - The Marriage Contract
Organization: Global Rights
Project: Human Rights Education Program for Women in Morocco

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 women’s human rights in the family and the marriage contract. It includes seven sessions: the legal age for marriage; consent to marriage and the right to choose one’s husband; dowry, the marriage contract: the possibility of including clauses in favor of the woman; the marriage contract: how to negotiate clauses; polygamy; and the Urfi Marriage (traditional marriage without a written contract).

2012
Module 12: Field Trips
Organization: Global Rights
Project: Human Rights Education Program for Women in Morocco

This resource is the twelfth module of the manual Making Human Rights Real: A Human Rights Education Program for Women in Morocco. It includes three fieldtrip sessions: visit to a family planning center, visit to hospitals and visit to police stations. 

Module_12.pdf (Arabic)

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