3 edition of The Economics of Women and Work in the Middle East and North Africa found in the catalog.
May 1, 2001 by Not Avail .
Written in English
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Here, intimate partner violence is often not labelled as such. Women's right to vote in the Arab world[ edit ] Samah Sabawi is a Palestinian dramatist, writer and journalist. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation. No Arab country has a legal quota for the percentage of women it must include on corporate boards. Between one-fifth and half of men reported being ashamed to face their families because of lack of work or income. The threat of violence is particularly high for young women and women of ethnic minorities, according to the Arab Human Development Report.
Women entrepreneurs face many gender-specific obstacles to business development ranging from access to finance to business registration and freedom of movement. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc. For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: Tai Tone Lim. In fact, during the s and the s, educational systems were framed and planned in accordance with the demands of state industries, agriculture and services. Religious views differ on what is considered the proper hijab.
By instituting rights of property ownership, inheritance, education and divorce, he gave women certain basic safeguards. Islambouli was one of the first Syrian female physicians. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation. This was especially the case for learned and scholarly families, who wanted to ensure the highest possible education for both their sons and daughters.
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Tunisia, Jordan, and Morocco spent correspondingly about 8, 14, and 15 times more on a student in university than on a student in compulsory education. In other places such as the city of Makkah Mecca -- where the prophet of IslamMuhammadwas born—a tribal set of rights was in place.
While a large proportion of these degree holders work in the traditional sectors requiring know-how, such as oil and gas, a growing share of demand comes from The Economics of Women and Work in the Middle East and North Africa book range of industries, including professional services; financial services and insurance; and government, education and non-profit.
By contrast, the larger part of society had to rely on the government's educational facilities and dwindling opportunities in public sector positions.
The report recommends that MENA countries: Update labour laws to combat discrimination against women in all types of work and throughout their working lives. Its name remembers the mythical Amazons of Libya in prehistoric times. Only Morocco and Djibouti have laws against gender discrimination in hiring and for equal remuneration for equal work.
In addition other points such as worship of female idols at Mecca. Gender-based violence One in three women worldwide has experienced some form of gender-based violence in their lifetime.
Both Jordanwhich participated in the International Assessment of Educational Progress, and Iranwhich did so in the Third International Mathematics and Sciences Study, showed a very low level in math and science  but with a greatest increase from to This explains the variation in Islamic attire according to geographic location.
In terms of college education, in Tunisia, the enrollment jumped from 1, people in to 6, in You can help correct errors and omissions. Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page. Women have the right to drive in all Arab countries with Saudi Arabia lifting the ban on June 24, But not enough has been done to bring legislation and social norms into line with these advances.
Feminists in Saudi Arabia can end up in jail or face a death penalty for their activism. More services and features. In the past, women in Islamic culture were strictly forbidden to travel around without a male chaperone.
Schools that during colonial rule taught through the medium of a foreign language, began to teach in Arabic. In fact, in Jordan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia and Egypt, firms run by women are growing their workforces at higher rates than those run by men.
Participants were given a ranking on the Gender Equitable Men GEM scale, which ranges from 0 the least equitable views to 3 the most equitable.
Some allege that this restricts their economic participation and other activities. Although, again, presence in the political arena does not necessarily entail power. Women's right to vote in the Arab world[ edit ] Samah Sabawi is a Palestinian dramatist, writer and journalist.
Guarantee women a safe environment at and on their way to work by ensuring strict enforcement of sexual harassment regulations and punishing offenders, penalising harassment in public places and improving public transport.Women, Work, and Economic Reform in the Middle East and North Africa evaluates women's labor in changing global economies, by focussing on case studies in West Asia (Turkey, Jordan, Syria, and Iran) and North Africa (Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, and Algeria.)Author: Heather J Sharkey.
Books shelved as middle-east-women: Since I Was A Princess by Jacqueline Pascarl, Passport to Freedom by Saradha, Belonging by Sameem Ali, Only The T. Introduction to Women and Gender Roles in the Middle East Many people hold a rather bleak view of girls’ and women’s lives in the Middle East and Muslim world; constrictive stereotypes and judgments about social practices create a one dimensional depiction of women .The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is a pdf, complex, and diverse region, which faces a wide range of economic issues.
The MENA group includes Algeria, Bahrain.Jan 11, · Women’s rights are progressing unevenly in Saudi Arabia, as well as across North Africa and the Middle East, a region that regularly rates worst or second worst to sub-Saharan Africa .Jul 01, · The economic history of the Middle East and North Ebook is quite extraordinary.
This ebook an axiomatic statement, but the very nature of the economic changes that have stemmed directly from the effects of oil resources in these areas has tended to obscure longterm patterns of economic change and the fundamental transformation of Middle Eastern and North African economies and/5(7).