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Gender Justice & Equality before the law: Analysis of Progress and Challenges in the Arab States Region

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The Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), and the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN WOMEN), has launched the study on Gender Justice and the Law in the Arab States Region.

 This study provides a base line assessment of laws and policies affecting the realization of gender equality and the protection of women from violence in the region. The 18 country reports highlight successful legal provisions and identify gaps that countries need to address to meet their international obligations and commitments.

Algeria  Assessment  Summary
Bahrain  Assessment  Summary
Djibouti  Assessment  Summary
Egypt:  Assessment  Summary
Iraq  Assessment  Summary
Jordan  Assessment  Summary
Lebanon  Assessment  Summary
​Libya  Assessment  Summary
Morocco  Assessment  Summary
Oman  Assessment  Summary
Palestine  Assessment  Summary
Qatar  Assessment  Summary
Saudi Arabia  Assessment  Summary
Somalia  Assessment  Summary
Sudan  Assessment  Summary
Syria  Assessment  Summary
Tunisia  Assessment  Summary
Yemen  Assessment  Summary