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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.


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

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

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.


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


The Concept of Human Rights
Published: 2011
Organization: International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
Arabic

The workshop aims to increase participants' awareness of the concept of human rights. It introduces characteristics of human rights and identifies human rights related-terms, as well as the international human rights treaties.


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.


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.


Focus on Yemen | 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 Yemen. 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 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 Morocco | Freedom Of Movement, and Freedom from Harassment and Violence Topic Brief
Published: 2010
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources
English French

This report presents survey findings on the extent to which women in Morocco enjoy freedom of movement. It also examines attitudes toward violence against women with a focus on domestic violence. The survey was implemented in December 2009 and January 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.


Focus on Lebanon | Project Overview and Respondent Demographics
Published: 2010
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources
English Arabic

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.


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 | Women's Freedom of Movement, and Freedom from Harassment and Violence
Published: 2010
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources
English Arabic

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.


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This workshop for the Partners Global Support for Training, Advocacy and Networking for Development (STAND) program took place in Kuwait in 2016. Partners Global

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