ESCWA Publication: E/ESCWA/ECW/2017/4
Publication Type: Reports & studies
Cluster: Gender Justice, Population and Inclusive Development
Initiatives: Gender Justice and the Law
SDGs: Goal 5: Gender Equality
Keywords: Gender, Gender-based violence, Justice, Women's rights
The State of Gender Justice in the Arab Region
This study maps the current state of gender justice in the Arab region, documenting barriers as well as opportunities. Its primary research aim is to determine how to develop an environment, at the legal, policy, and social levels that is conducive to gender justice.
The study also provides insight on the state of gender justice through a legal perspective, in addition to de facto perspective. This is accomplished through a review of significant legislative, political, and social changes that have arisen from 2004 to 2016.