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Gender and Youth

MEPI projects related to Gender and Youth cover a range of areas, including employment, social media, leadership, civic engagement and health awareness.


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.


Syrian 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.


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.


Women's Rights in Kuwaiti Personal Status Law and Bahraini Judicial Rulings (Practical)
Published: 2011
Organization: Freedom House
Project: Women's Rights in Kuwaiti Personal Status Law and Bahraini Judicial Rulings
English Arabic

The Practical Part of the Women's Rights in Kuwaiti Personal Status Law and the Bahraini Shari'a Judicial Rulings documents two national campaigns on women's rights and family law launched by civil society in the State of Kuwait and the Kingdom of Bahrain. This portion also places the campaigns within the framework of the larger movement for family law reform in each country as well as advocacy strategies and lessons learned for women’s rights activists in the Gulf region and beyond.



Focus on Lebanon | Civic and Political Participation Topic Brief
Published: 2010
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources
English Arabic

This report presents a demographic breakdown of survey findings on civic and political participation in Lebanon. It includes engagement in organizations and activities on political and social issues, voting behavior and women's opinions on policy priorities. The survey was implemented in August 2009.


Focus on Lebanon | Attitudes Towards Policy Change Topic Brief
Published: 2010
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources
English Arabic

This report presents a demographic breakdown of survey findings on attitudes toward policy change in Lebanon. The reforms covered an optional civil marriage law, the introduction of gender quotas in elected bodies and a reformed citizenship law. The survey was implemented in August 2009.


Focus on Yemen | Opinions on Early Marriage and Gender Quotas - Topic Brief
Published: 2010
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources
English Arabic

This report presents a demographic breakdown of survey findings on opinions about introducing a minimum marriage age for girls in Yemen. It also focuses on attitudes toward gender quotas, knowledge of the concept of gender quotas and support for their introduction in elected bodies. The survey was implemented in June 2010.


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 Yemen | Health Care Access Topic Brief
Published: 2010
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources
English Arabic

This report presents a demographic breakdown of survey findings on the extent of access to formal healthcare in Yemen. It focuses on women and issues of affordability, quality of care, utilization and proximity to medical services. The survey was implemented in June 2010.


Focus on Yemen | Social Attitudes Toward Women Topic Brief
Published: 2010
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources
Project: Social Media | Social Action for Good Governance
English Arabic

This report presents a demographic breakdown of data from surveys to gauge social attitudes toward women in Yemen. 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 June 2010.


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

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.


Iwpr women in media training 4
This IWPR Women in Media training took place at the University of Tripoli in July 2017. The course focused on technical media skills and developing gender-focused content to encourage media consumption among women. IWPR

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