Women in the Middle East and North Africa face daily challenges due to gender norms in society. These norms are rooted in culture, religion, and family structure and affect the way women are able to participate in their economy and public sphere. In an age of globalization and an increasingly open economy, governments in the Middle East and North Africa would benefit financially from incorporating more women into their workforce.
"Women and Economic Development in the Middle East and North Africa,"
Student Papers in Public Policy: Vol. 1
, Article 3.
Available at: https://docs.lib.purdue.edu/sppp/vol1/iss1/3