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Mar 16, 2016 / 0 Comments
International community programs must not only focus on the countries which host the most Syrian refugees – Lebanon and Jordan –, but must also take...
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With the refugee crisis gaining the world’s attention since war broke out in Syria, many ideas have been raised to address forced displacement, both...
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Nearly 60 million persons were forcibly displaced worldwide due to conflict and persecution at the end of 2014—the highest number since World War II...
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Thirteen of the 15 countries with the lowest rates of women participating in their labor force are in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA),...
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Countries with large percentages of youth who have limited opportunities for social  participation  are likely to face significant social...
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The good news is that when it comes to reforms that add to women's economic opportunities and reduce the number of laws restricting their roles,...
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For the past five years, the sea – a small three letter word– has delivered more than its share of pain to Syrians. But two Syrian women, ‘Om...
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This blog was produced in collaboration with Raseef22 and World Bank MENA blog.   Jordan is at the bottom of the list when it comes to women’s...
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There is a horrible old saying in some Arab countries: Women belong to their homes and husbands only. They shouldn’t be educated, work, or have an...
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Currently, climate change is no longer the subject of debate. In objective terms, although the North bears responsibility, the Southern countries are...