Current Research Projects

Members of the network conduct a wide range of research. Below are some of the projects our members are involved with.

GW4 Accelerator Grant on Transnational Social Protection

Background:

The AHRC Development Award is a project led by Rana Jawad in collaboration with MENASP network partners. The 12 month grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council will fund a strategic programme of network development activities in the MENA region. These include building strategic partnerships in the region, research capacity building and spin-off research activities.

 

Social Mobilization for Social Policy: building the policy-making of state and society in the Arab region

This project is a two-year policy analysis program which aims to refine the understanding of social policy development in the MENA region, identify successful models of social policy design, formulation and implementation, and put forward ideas to advance and strengthen the social policy-making capacity of state and non-state actors in the Arab region.

Featured Projects

Discover current publications and projects a selection of our network members are working on.


Featured Publications

Explore our selection of our network members’ current publications


MENASP Hosted Content
Featured
In the Shadow of the State: Changing Definitions of Arab Women’s “Developmental” Citizenship Rights
Mervat F. Hatem
Journal of Middle East Women's Studies
MENASP Hosted Content
Featured
After Years of Silence, Women Living with HIV in the Middle East Speak Out, Population Reference Bureau
Population Reference Bureau
Population Reference Bureau
MENASP Hosted Content
Featured
A note on disability issues in the Middle East and North Africa, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
MENASP Hosted Content
Featured
Palestinian Employment in Lebanon – Facts and Challenges: Labour Force Survey among Palestinian Refugees living in camps and gatherings in Lebanon
International Labour Organization
International Labour Organization
MENASP Hosted Content
Featured
The Cairo Policy Lab
MENASP
Policy Innovation Case Study
MENASP Hosted Content
Featured
Community Score Cards
MENASP
Policy Innovation Case Studies
MENASP Hosted Content
Featured
Between Benevolence and Residualism: Understanding Social Assistance in the Social Policy framework of the MENA region
Dr Rana Jawad
Policy Innovation Case Studies
MENASP Hosted Content
Featured
Policies and programmes to promote child well-being in the Gulf countries
Anis Ben Brik, Jennifer E. Lansford and Heba Al Fara
online
External  Content
Academic paper
Economic Development and Female Labor Participation in the Middle East and North Africa : A Test of the U-Shape Hypothesis
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
External  Content
Academic paper
Can women act as agents for the democratization of theocracy in Iran? (Draft), UNRISD
Homa Hoodfar and Shadi Sadr
UNRISD
External  Content
Academic paper
Gender and Human Resource Management in the Middle East, The International Journal of Human Resouce
Beverly Dawn Metcalfe
The International Journal of Human Resource Management
External  Content
Non-academic paper
Characterising the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in the Middle East and North Africa, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
External  Content
Non-academic paper
The reduction of child mortality in the Middle East and North Africa : a success story, The World Bank
Farrukh Iqbal, Youssouf Kiendrebeog
World Bank Group
External  Content
Web resource
In Middle East and North Africa, Health Challenges are Becoming Similar to Those in Western Countries, The World Bank
World Bank Group
World Bank Group
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