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20 legal country profiles have been prepared for twenty Arab countries, analyzing the status of women and their legal and human rights by reviewing more than 420 national laws : family codes, labor laws, nationality and education ... Referring to the constitutions, treaties and international conventions ratified by States and the measures taken to activate their obligations. More than 8,000 legal texts were collected and analyzed from the gender and human rights perspectives to examine the positions of countries in the relevant international conventions.

The most important legal and humanitarian rights: civil and political rights, the right to education and training, legal status and rights within the family, including the right to nationality, the right to health, protection from gender-based violence, the right to work and related social and access to justice.

The exercise focused only on approved and valid laws that have been adopted untill May 2019. Read more