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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.


Women's Rights and Kuwaiti Family Law Weekly Article Series I&II
Published: 2011
Organization: Freedom House
Project: Women's Rights and Kuwaiti Family Law Weekly Article Series

A group of Kuwaiti male and female family law attorneys with varying political and religious backgrounds and ideologies have been working collaboratively on a weekly newspaper articles in order to educate the public and raise awareness on women’s rights and family law issues. The first article series described each article of Kuwait's family law, and the second series is dealing with specific cases and the application of the family law in Kuwait.

The articles are available in Arabic at the following website:

http://www.familylaw-khaleej.org/en/publications/womens-rights-and-kuwaiti-family-law-weekly-article-series-i-ii.html


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

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

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.


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

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 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 | Healthcare Access Topic Brief
Published: 2010
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources
English

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.


Focus on Yemen | Freedom of Movement, and Freedom from Harassment and Violence Topic Brief
Published: 2010
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources
English Arabic

This report presents survey findings on the extent to which women in Yemen 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 June 2010.


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 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 | Opinions on the Family Law and Gender Quotas - Topic Brief
Published: 2010
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources
English French

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.


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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