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性别平等培训

马斯喀特——几个世纪以来,世界各地的妇女不得不为争取最基本的权利而斗争。 争取平等的斗争是一次艰难的攀登——一次远未结束的攀登。 中东地区的情况确实如此,妇女所面临的挑战往往植根于社会规范、文化体系和宗教教义,并且可以被庄严地载入法律条文。

在一些中东国家,妇女不得在未经男性家庭成员许可的情况下旅行、工作或登记投票。 即使没有明令禁止,加入劳动力队伍往往对妇女而言非常困难,尤其是因为主导上述社会的男性普遍抵制这么做。 任何试图申请工作的女人都知道这种反对是多么强烈。

这些规范和体系的结果是,中东妇女往往遭到歧视、孤立和挫折。 她们不能自由地融入社会,也不能为自己国家的经济发展贡献力量。

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