Understanding masculinities, results from the International Men and Gender Equality Study in the Middle East and North Africa

The International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) is the first multi-country study of its kind and size in the Middle East and North Africa. Coordinated by UN Women and Promundo, in collaboration with local research partners, the report takes a never-before-seen look at what it means to be a man in Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco and Palestine today. Exploring key issues at home and at work, in public and private life, and their attitudes towards gender equality; It also provides women’s perspectives on the same issues.

This publication was produced under the Men and Women for Gender Equality Programme, UN Women Regional Office for Arab States, and was generously funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA).

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Executive summary: English | Arabic | French

Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Arab States/North Africa; Egypt; Lebanon; Morocco; Palestine, State of

Subject area(s): Men and boys (masculinity); Gender equality and women’s empowerment; Gender, culture and society

Resource type: Assessments

UN Women office involved in publication: UN Women Headquarters

Publication year: 2017

Publishing entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women); Promundo