Guide to Equality in the Family

Rural women contribute to food security in Lebanon

September 14, 2012

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The rural women's cooperatives of Lebanon will be exhibiting their fresh products and offering tasty bites to visitors during the 5th World Congress of Agronomists and Agrologists (Feed the World), which will be held between September 17-21 at the Quebec City Convention Centre in Quebec. Visitors to the CRTD-A stand will be able to taste products handmade with love and care by the rural

WLP Morocco/ADFM Sends Open Letter to New Head of Government Calling for Further Action to Advance Women's Equality

January 9, 2012

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To Mr. Abdelilah Benkirane Head of Government

We are pleased to address you, after your appointment by King Mohammed VI, as Head of the Government, wishing you every success in your mission.

WLP Morocco/ADFM's Memorandum to the Consultative Commission for the Constitutional Reform, Morocco

May 19, 2011

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Association Démocratique des Femmes du Maroc (ADFM) presented the following memorandum to the Consultative Commission for Constitutional Reform in Morocco to advocate for constitutional reforms in support of women's full equality in society.

                  

 

 

Post-Revolution, Egypt Establishes Right of Women Married to Palestinians to Pass Nationality to Children

May 13, 2011

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After tireless efforts, women's rights activists have reached another milestone with Egyptian women married to Palestinian men gaining the right to pass their nationality to their children.
 
WLP is pleased to share the following statement on behalf of the Arab Women's Right to Nationality Campaign in Lebanon, part of WLP's regional Claiming Equal Citizenship campaign.

Maghreb Region: Model Family Law

May 10, 2011

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One Hundred Measures and Provisions for an Egalitarian Codification of the Personal Status Codes

Source: Collectif 95 Maghreb-Egalité. 2005. Guide to Equality in the Family in the Maghreb. Bethesda, MD: Women's Learning Partnership, pp. 169-203.

GENERAL PROVISIONS

Article 1: Personal status and family relationships shall be governed by the provisions of this Code.

Family Law Reform Resources

The lifetime impact of early marriage on decision-making in the household (UN Women)

Advocacy Resources

Legal and Comparative Transnational Resources

Guide to Equality in the Family in the Maghreb

Women's Learning Partnership Translation Series

The first in WLP's Translation Series, Guide to Equality in the Family in the Maghreb is an innovative advocacy tool for reform of the family law in Muslim-majority societies. The Guide outlines a process that relates meaningful social change to women's capability to make deliberate and thoughtful choices. In each thematic module, the Guide presents the current state of the law, then proposes religious, human rights, sociological, and domestic legal arguments for reform, well-supported by relevant data.

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This section contains an online Directory of Women Leaders, particularly those from the Global South and those working on Global South issues. Designed to be used as a reference resource, the Directory seeks to increase the visibility of women leaders and help connect individuals, organizations, and networks who focus on women's human rights, democracy and civil society, peace and conflict resolution, information and communication technologies, and international development, among other issues.

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WLP's Translation Series seeks to make available translations of important works developed in the Global South for the advancement of women's human rights. The series increases awareness of activists' advocacy work in the Global South in the academic, policy, and funding community.

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