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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 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 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 | 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 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 Yemen | Paid Work and Control of Earnings and Assets Topic Brief
Published: 2010
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources
English Arabic

This report presents a demographic breakdown of survey findings on paid work and employment in Yemen. It focuses on participation of women in the formal economy and control over their earnings or other assets. 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.


Tunisian Election Law Handbook for Lawyers
Published: 2011
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Democracy and Community Development Program
English

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)
Arabic

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
Arabic

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). 


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
Arabic

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
Arabic

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.


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
Arabic

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
Arabic

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 12: Field Trips
Published: 2012
Organization: Global Rights
Project: Human Rights Education Program for Women in Morocco
Arabic

This resource is the twelfth module of the manual Making Human Rights Real: A Human Rights Education Program for Women in Morocco. It includes three fieldtrip sessions: visit to a family planning center, visit to hospitals and visit to police stations. 





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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