COVID-19

Domestic Violence and Arab Women’s false choices during COVID-19

The “Covid 19” crisis provides the opportunity for Arab countries to turn family violence from a private family affair into a public issue. Domestic violence is back on the radar in the public spheres across MENA due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As such, this crisis could serve as an opportunity to transform domestic violence from a private matter to a…

Gender Dynamic: Examining Public Opinion Data in Light of Covid-19 Crisis

Summary: The under-representation of female leadership in the Covid-19 responses hurts girls and women in the Arab world who are uniquely impacted by this humanitarian crisis. Citizens’ bias plays a role in the lack of women occupying high-rank political leadership positions. And, especially during times of crisis, citizens want to see a leader that they can trust to take charge…

Can Morocco Effectively Handle the COVID-19 Crisis?

In Morocco, the COVID-19 pandemic has increased public trust in government, but people still have doubts about the effectiveness of the healthcare system. According to a recent study conducted by the Moroccan Institute for Policy Analysis (MIPA), the majority of Moroccans surveyed are generally satisfied with the measures taken by the government to battle the coronavirus. However, the same survey…