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


2011
Focus on Yemen | Project Overview and Respondent Demographics
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources

This report presents demographic data on the survey respondents in the SWMENA reports on Yemen. It contains overviews of the project and its goals and methodology. The survey was implemented in June 2010.

2011
Focus on Yemen | Social Attitudes Toward Women Topic Brief
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources
Project: Social Media | Social Action for Good Governance

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.

2011
Focus on Morocco | Freedom Of Movement, and Freedom from Harassment and Violence Topic Brief
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources

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.

2011
Focus on Yemen | Opinions on Early Marriage and Gender Quotas - Topic Brief
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources

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.

2011
Focus on Morocco | Social Attitudes Toward Women Topic Brief
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources

This report presents a demographic breakdown of data from surveys to gauge social attitudes toward women in Morocco. 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 December 2009 and January 2010.

2011
Focus on Lebanon | Project Overview and Respondent Demographics
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources

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
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
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
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
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
Module 6: Women’s Human Right to Education
Organization: Global Rights
Project: Human Rights Education Program for Women in Morocco

This resource is the sixth module of the manual Making Human Rights Real: A Human Rights Education Program for Women in Morocco. The focus is on women’s human right to education and includes two sessions: women’s right to education and the impact of illiteracy on women’s human rights.

Module_6.pdf (Arabic)

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