Many women are discriminated against because they are women. Having a
disability compounds this gender-based prejudice. Women with disabilities
in many regions of the world including Arab countries suffer from this double
discrimination. The study upon which this article is based analyzes the status
of Arab women in general, gender relations in the Middle East, and the
situation of Arab women with disabilities, based on available disability
statistics from a few selected countries and the author's observations during
her 13-year living experience in Baghdad, Amman, and Beirut.
The report reviewed all the national pieces of legislation, policies, practices and procedures with a view to show the extent to which they are in harmony with Jordan’s CEDAW commitments. Additionally...
The objective of the assessment was to explore some of the immediate effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the employment situation of workers in Jordan, and provide a baseline for assessing the longer-...
Available in hard copy only at AWO, this report (book) addressed CEDAW Committee by providing a solid and up-to-date information set and analysis of positive policies and legislation taken for women&r...