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Women's Rights in the Middle East

Center for the Middle East

Domestic Violence Laws in Middle East

Domestic Violence Laws in Middle East.

By Carla Abdo-Katsipis, Ph.D. 

Do laws in the Middle East adequately protect women against domestic violence? The author examines the positions of two highly visible Islamist parties — Al-Nahda in Tunisia and the Justice and Development Party in Morocco — on the criminalization of spousal abuse. Baker Institute Blog: http://bit.ly/2kBvk6G