Whether out of strategic calculations or due to attitude towards women, the outcome is the same: female candidates often do not follow the party route to political office in Bahrain. read more
Despite the fact that the political and social stagnation across the Middle East and North Africa region in the past few decades has led to deteriorating levels of women’s overall participation in the political process, since ... read more
A report on the Women and Human Rights in the Middle East Program conference examining women’s rights in the transitional Middle East and North Africa region. read more
The mission of the Women and Human Rights Program is to produce cutting-edge research and substantive policy recommendations to help practitioners and policymakers better predict how broader participation of women in the public and private spheres might impact regional attitudes and promote societal progress. The Program also seeks to build a bridge between regional and international scholars and policymakers by hosting distinguished lecture series and academic conferences.