Find more about the latest contestations of gender equality in nine countries of the MENA Region below.
8 Mar 2021
Over 9,000 women in detention or disappeared on International Women’s Day
State Institutions/Bodies Non-Governmental Authorities Armed Group Judicial harassment (incl. Arbitrary Arrests, Bans, and Detentions) War crimes Militarism Illiberalism Freedom from violence Access to justice and right to a fair trial Highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
1 Mar 2021
Women accused of insulting the President in chant on International Women’s Day
Law Enforcement Authorities Judiciary Judicial harassment (incl. Arbitrary Arrests, Bans, and Detentions) Illiberalism Freedom of expression, thought, conscience and religion Access to justice and right to a fair trial