ODTÜ İktisat Bölümü Semineri (17 Ekim)
MIDDLE EAST TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY
Department of Economics Seminar Series
"Why is the Middle East and North Africa so Patriarchal?"
(King's College London)
Date: October 17, 2022 (Monday)
FEAS - A Building
The Middle East and North Africa is the most patriarchal region in the world. Although there is great variety in the region - Beirut and Istanbul are more liberal than Cairo and Qom - every single country in MENA has lower female employment and political leadership than the global average. Why is this?