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



Focus on Lebanon | Healthcare Access Topic Brief
Published: 2010

Organization: Additional Relevant Resources


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 | Social Attitudes Toward Women Topic Brief
Published: 2010

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.


Focus on Morocco | Freedom Of Movement, and Freedom from Harassment and Violence Topic Brief
Published: 2010

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.


Focus on Morocco | Social Attitudes Toward Women Topic Brief
Published: 2010

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.


Focus on Yemen | Freedom of Movement, and Freedom from Harassment and Violence Topic Brief
Published: 2010

Organization: Additional Relevant Resources


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 Lebanon | Social Attitudes Toward Women Topic Brief
Published: 2010

Organization: Additional Relevant Resources


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.


Tunisian Election Law Handbook for Lawyers
Published: 2011

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.


The Citizen’s Guide to a Civilized State
Published: 2011

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.


Module 2, part II: Women’s Human Rights in the Family - Divorce
Published: 2012

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). 


Introduction: Making Human Rights Real: A Human Rights Education Program for Women in Morocco
Published: 2012

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.


Module 2, part I: Women’s Human Rights in the Family - The Marriage Contract
Published: 2012

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).


Module 1: Introduction to the Concept of Human Rights and Oneself as a Subject of Rights
Published: 2012

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.


A Practical Guide for Human Rights Program Facilitators
Published: 2012

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.


Appendices
Published: 2012

Organization: Global Rights
Project: Social Media | Social Action for Good Governance


This resource includes the seven appendices for the manual Making Human Rights Real, A Human Rights Education Program for Women in Morocco. This includes: Program Evaluation Form; International Conventions Ratified by Morocco; International Human Rights Calendar; Human Rights Education Bibliography; Internet Resources for Human Rights Education; Directory of Human Rights Organizations in Morocco; and The Arabic, Amazigh and French Glossary of Human Rights Terms.

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