Democracy & Media Politics

Democracy is both the liberal political order and a utopia and a far-reaching promise. Our projects promote democratic conditions and have the task of keeping democracy alive and developing it - in society, in parties and institutions. This includes concepts for good migration policy and fair gender relations.

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Diversity and Female Political Participation: Views on and from the Arab World

Publication Series on Democracy 21: Equality, respect for human rights, and protection of citizens’ rights by the government are mutually enhancing features of good governance. They are meant to refer to men and women alike. But what does the political participation of women look like within the immense diversity of the Arabic world? This edition of the Heinrich Boell Foundation’s series on Democracy analyzes the historical and current developments of gender relationships, and the role of women in the politics of Egypt, Morocco, the United Arab Emirates, and Kuwait.

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