Arabic

15 Feb 2017

In February 2017, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) released “International Language Guidelines on Disability,” a document that includes terminology related to electoral access and inclusion in seven languages.

21 Nov 2014

A true democracy requires that the poorest and most marginalized citizens have a meaningful voice in decisions affecting their lives. However, persons with disabilities, often among the poorest of the poor and comprising approximately 15 percent of the global population, are rarely empowered to participate politically in their countries. 

23 Aug 2010

Foreward

Lobbying is a critical component of the democratic process. The essence of representative government is that policymakers should be representing the needs of their constituencies when they pass laws.

18 Feb 2010

ATTITUDES TOWARDS POLICY CHANGE

18 Feb 2010

CONTROL OF FINANCIAL ASSETS

This topic brief presents key findings about asset control based on data from the 2009 SWMENA survey in Lebanon. It includes an analysis of women’s control over assets, focusing on how earnings are spent, financial decision making and control over personal property and financial savings.

18 Feb 2010

ECONOMIC AND EDUCATIONAL STATUS OF WOMEN IN LEBANON

18 Feb 2010

WOMEN’S FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT, AND FREEDOM FROM HARASSMENT AND VIOLENCE

18 Feb 2010

CIVIC & POLITICAL PARTICIPATION