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Family, gender, and population in the Middle East

policies in context

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Published by American University in Cairo Press in [Cairo] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Middle East,
  • Middle East.
    • Subjects:
    • Family -- Middle East,
    • Women -- Middle East -- Social conditions,
    • Middle East -- Population policy

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statementedited by Carla Makhlouf-Obermeyer.
      ContributionsObermeyer, Carla Makhlouf.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB3633.3.A3 F36 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 260 p. :
      Number of Pages260
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL961386M
      ISBN 109774243579, 9774243684
      LC Control Number95960433
      OCLC/WorldCa33326322

      Achieving gender equality in the Middle East. Reforms and proper training can kick-start a process, thereby enabling half the population in the region to reach its potential. Women And The Middle East And North Africa Words | 5 Pages. The diversities within North Africa, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia (cultural, religious, political, etc.) play a crucial part in the status of women and the key features of gender roles in these particular geographic regions.

      The Middle East was the first to experience a Neolithic Revolution (c. the 10th millennium BC), as well as the first to enter the Bronze Age (c. – BC) and Iron Age (c. – BC). Historically human populations have tended to settle around bodies of water, which is reflected in modern population . Middle East and North Africa Demographics Value Year Total population () 30, Total adolescent () population () 7, Total under population () 14, Total under-5 population () 4, (equality in marriage and family .

        Median age in the Middle East , by country Life expectancy at birth in the MENA countries Life expectancy at birth in Middle East , by country. Middle East, bordering the Persian Gulf, between Iraq and Saudi Arabia A population pyramid illustrates the age and sex structure of a country's population and may provide insights about political and social stability, as well as economic development. amir chosen from within the ruling family.


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