UNDP, in partnership with UN Women, UNFPA, and ESCWA, has conducted this study on Gender Justice & the Law in the Arab States Region to provide a comprehensive assessment of laws and policies affecting gender equality and protection against gender-based violence in Arab countries.
Across the Arab region, women can be doctors, saving hundreds of lives, managers of companies worth billions of dollars, inventers of life changing products, renowned lawyers, activist, teachers, or artists
This report presents a pilot study, covering 20 countries, on the future fields of knowledge that will shape the future of knowledge societies.
One in three women worldwide who have ever been in a relationship will experience violence by their intimate partner at some point in their lives.
This week sees commencement of the 24th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24)
UN Assistant Secretary-General, UNDP Assistant Administrator and UNDP Regional Director for the Arab States, Mourad Wahba met today with H.E. Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly in Cairo in presence of UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative Richard Dictus and UNDP Country Director Randa Aboul-Hosn.

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392.4 million

Population

7.4

People living on less than $1.25 per day

50.6%

Labour force participation rate

0.69

Human Dev. Index

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