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A Training Manual on Empowering Women With Rights to Inheritance
Published: 2013
Organization: Wi'am: Palestinian Conflict Resolution & Transformation Center
Project: Inheritance Denied: Combating Gender Inequality in Property Rights in Palestine
Arabic

This training manual contains detailed information about the concept of inheritance in Palestinian and Islamic law and the laws governing inheritance. It explains women’s shares in inheritance and property rights in religious and legal systems, along with problems women encounter in obtaining their inheritance. The manual offers practical steps for an advocacy campaign to raise women's awareness of legal procedures to advocate for their rights.


Law Clinic Course Syllabus, Kuwait International Law School
Published: 2013
Organization: Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies
Project: The Protection Project
English

The course is designed to provide law students with substantive legal knowledge, focusing on how to interview clients, identify victims of human right violations, draft a pleading, represent a client in a settlement conference, and work with people from diverse backgrounds. The course is divided into divided into 13 units, focusing on human rights, access to justice, the right to be heard, assisting domestic workers, legal ethics and more. It focuses on Kuwait.


Manual on the Establishment and Operation of a Law Clinic: Best Practices, Comparative Models, and Monitoring Mechanisms (Kuwait)
Published: 2013
Organization: Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies
Project: The Protection Project
English

This manual is provides instructions on the establishment and operation of law clinics in Kuwait. The manual is divided into seven parts, such as: defining the objectives; selecting the topics; overcoming obstacles; and establishing exchange programs. Comparative models and best practices from different law clinics around the world and used as examples.


International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families
Published: 2003
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources
English

This resource provides the text, in English, for the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families, which entered into force on July 1, 2003. It was used in The Protection Project trainings, organized by the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.


C189 - Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189)
Published: 2013
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources
English

This text from the 2011 Domestic Workers Convention focuses on promotion of decent work and rights for domestic workers. It was used in The Protection Project trainings, organized by the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.


Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights
Published: 2013
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources
English

This resource from the United Nations outlines the state duty to protect human rights, the corporate responsibility to respect human rights and access to remedy. It was used in The Protection Project trainings, organized by the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.


The Global Landscape for Women
Published: 2012
Organization: Freedom House
Project: Breaking Barriers: Empowering Women in the Workforce
English Arabic

In English and Arabic, this presentation describes the global gender gap, using several countries as examples - Bahrain, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia. It also focuses on women in the workforce and challenges to accessing employment. For more information, please see Freedom House's training guide – Breaking Barriers: Empowering Women in the Workforce, Advancing Your Career and Becoming a Change Agent. This project was funded by the State Department's Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL).


Module 2, part III: Women’s Human Rights in the Family - Women and their Children
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. It focuses on women and their children with four sessions: child custody and guardianship; filiation; transmitting nationality to children; and single mothers.


Module 4: Women’s Human Rights to Property
Published: 2012
Organization: Global Rights
Project: Human Rights Education Program for Women in Morocco
Arabic

This resource is the fourth module of the manual Making Human Rights Real: A Human Rights Education Program for Women in Morocco. This section focuses on women’s rights to property and includes seven sessions: women’s unpaid work in the household; contribution to household costs during marriage; marital property upon divorce; financial support by children in old age; the right to have a bank account; women’s right to credit; and women’s inheritance rights.


Module 5: Women’s Human Right to Freedom from Violence
Published: 2012
Organization: Global Rights
Project: Human Rights Education Program for Women in Morocco
Arabic

This resource is the fifth module of the manual Making Human Rights Real: A Human Rights Education Program for Women in Morocco. The focus is on women’s right to freedom from violence and includes nine sessions: verbal violence; physical violence in the family; sexual assault; sexual harassment in the workplace; women as the target of terrorist violence; the impact of terrorism on women’s human rights; pimping women for profit; violence against sex workers; and trafficking in persons.


Module 6: Women’s Human Right to Education
Published: 2012
Organization: Global Rights
Project: Human Rights Education Program for Women in Morocco
Arabic

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 7: Women’s Human Right to Health
Published: 2012
Organization: Global Rights
Project: Human Rights Education Program for Women in Morocco
Arabic

This resource is the seventh 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 health and includes three sessions: the obligation to have numerous children; women’s right to access to health care; and freedom from charlatans.


Module 8: Women’s Human Rights at Work
Published: 2012
Organization: Global Rights
Project: Human Rights Education Program for Women in Morocco
Arabic

This resource is the eighth module of the manual Making Human Rights Real: A Human Rights Education Program for Women in Morocco. It focuses on women’s human rights at work and includes three sessions: discrimination at work in the formal sector: hiring, salaries, hours, and family responsibilities; discrimination at work in the informal sector: the case of domestic workers; and the right to belong to a labor union.


Module 9, Part I: Women’s Human Right to Full Citizenship - Freedom of Movement
Published: 2012
Organization: Global Rights
Project: Human Rights Education Program for Women in Morocco
Arabic

This resource is part of the ninth module of the manual Making Human Rights Real: A Human Rights Education Program for Women in Morocco. It focuses on women’s human right to full citizenship and freedom of movement. The theme includes two sessions: women’s right to freedom of movement and the impact of male migration on women’s rights.


Module 9, Part II: Women’s Human Right to Full Citizenship - The Impact of Corruption on Women’s Human Rights
Published: 2012
Organization: Global Rights
Project: Human Rights Education Program for Women in Morocco
Arabic

This resource is part of the ninth module of the manual Making Human Rights Real: A Human Rights Education Program for Women in Morocco. This file reviews the Module9 in the program: Women’s human right to full citizenship and the impact of corruption on women’s human rights. The theme includes three sessions: corruption and gender; corruption in the judicial system; and corruption and elections.


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