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Delegates at CSW 63 from Arab States call for redoubling of efforts to achieve gender equality, SDGs across the region.

New York - Many Arab countries have enacted legislative reforms promoting gender equality and protecting women from violence - yet further advances are needed to guarantee equality before the law and…  


New Study on Gender Justice & the Law in the Arab States Region: Challenges persist as Arab Countries advance on Laws affecting Gender Equality

Beirut – Many Arab countries have introduced positive legislative reforms that promote gender equality and protect women from violence  


Changing Laws or Changing Mindsets

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…  


Statement of Mourad Wahba: Regional Dialogue on Gender-Justice and the Law

I would like to begin by thanking ESCWA for welcoming us here in Beirut for this important dialogue on gender-justice and the law, and, since this is the first time I am seeing him in his new…  


Changing Laws or Changing Mindsets

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…  


Mapping study on legal services by PA

The study maps legal aid services provided by the Palestinian Authority (hereinafter ‘PA’). It details the legal areas in which assistance is provided and the methods, which are used to deliver legal…  


Public Perceptions of Palestinian Justice and Security Institutions

UNDP recognises that the success of its support to access to justice and the rule of law begins and ends in Palestinian households. To assess public perceptions of justice and security service…  


Results: Somalia

UNDP’s strategy in Somalia focuses on making progress towards peace and meeting people’s humanitarian and recovery needs by addressing gender issues, boosting access to social services, improving…  


Guaranteeing equal protection to vulnerable communities in Iraq

Laila, a mother of two, was physically abused for years by her husband, and even forced to seek treatment for injuries on a number of occasions. The 28-year-old did not want to denounce her husband…  


UNDP Supports Computerization of the Criminal Justice System in Sudan

The Sudan Ministry of Interior in collaboration with the UNDP’s Transfer of Knowledge through Expatriate Nationals (TOKTEN) project embarked on a project to develop and computerize the criminal…  

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