Find more about the latest contestations of gender equality in nine countries of the MENA Region below.
25 Apr 2021
Journalist Riwa Murshid physically attacked in Gaza for being unveiled
Armed Group Enactment of violence (offline/online) Religious extremism Freedom of expression, thought, conscience and religion Freedom from violence Highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
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