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Women’s Economic Participation in Jordan

08.09.2019
  Jordan has made great strides toward gender equality, especially with an education system that ensures equal access for men and women. As a result, Jordan has a highly educated female population. According to Jordan’s Department of Statistics, 93 percent of females aged 15 years and older ...

Tunisia: The Country of Unconditional Gender Equality

08.05.2019
  Tunisia is a rapidly growing and changing country. However, as a Tunisian woman, economist, and university professor I believe that women in my country are an underutilized economic asset. Despite the emancipation of Tunisian women in 1956, we continue to fight to assert ourselves as stakeho...

Democracy That Delivers #166: Ali Ayadi on CIPE’s Work in Tunisia

07.30.2019 |
We are joined by Ali Ayadi, CIPE’s Country Representative in Tunisia, to discuss the changing social, political and economic environment of the country. He and host Ken Jaques begin by discussing the recent passing of the late President of Tunisia, Beji Caid Essebsi. Ayadi then discusses some of ...

Dr. Adnan Khalaf, LAD-TOT alumni, Success Story after LAD

07.25.2019
At first the goal – to use a course that focused on training leaders to help a ruined city – seemed small in the face of daunting challenges. The horrendous war had torn Mosul apart, with thousands displaced, many dead or missing. Surrendering to those difficulties would have been easier, but t...

Democracy That Delivers #161: Women and Refugees in the LIFE Project

06.18.2019 |
  This week on Democracy That Delivers, we highlight CIPE’s work in helping refugee populations in the MENA region, especially women, ahead of International Refugee Day on June 20th. Women comprise 49% of the Syrian refugees living outside of camps in Turkey, and more strikingly, 95% of ...

Women’s Economic Participation in Afghanistan

06.17.2019
Since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, Afghanistan has experienced economic growth and increased access to public services. However, socio-economic outcomes have not improved. Nearly half of the population falls within or below the poverty line. According to the World Bank, the poverty rate stagnate...

Women are the Key to Economic Opportunity in MENA

03.29.2019
As women in the Middle East and North Africa lead efforts to advance economic opportunity in their countries, developing a greater understanding of economic reform to promote free markets through improved skills in advocacy becomes vital to their success.  To support these efforts, the Center for ...
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