Arab States

Empowerment of Arab Women

Gender inequality is generally recognized as one of the main obstacles to development in the Arab Region. This volume of the Report focuses on the history and contemporary dynamics of Arab women's economic, political, and social empowerment.

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In Arab countries, a widespread lack of human security undermines human development, according to the Arab Human Development Report 2009: Challenges to Human Security in the Arab Countries. This report is prepared by independent scholars drawn from the region.

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This first Jordanian National Human Development Report focuses on the condition and role of young people in the country, arguing that the capacity of young Jordanians to contribute to national development and to compete in the global economy will determine whether Jordan remains a low middle inco

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With half the Djibouti population living below the established poverty level, this study presents a basic panoramic picture of the socio-economic conditions of this small African nation. Given the serious handicaps in collecting data, the authors’ attempt is no small feat.

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The report details the development challenges facing Bahrain at the turn of the millennium. Outstanding issues include the need for a higher than average GDP growth rate and investment in human resource development.

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Egypt has produced annual Human Development Reports since 1994. The series has led to the creation of the ‘Platform for Action and Monitoring of Human Development’ by the country’s 26 provincial governors.

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The second human development report deals with the civil society as a specific theme since it overlaps with most dimensions of human development.

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The choice of Health, Education and Employment themes replies to the interest of Tunisian authorities to deepen the analysis of the realized progress in these fields.

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Education & Labour Market Challenges Of Human Development

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