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Attitude to Gender Equality in the Arab East

The issue of gender inequality in the Arab world has been attracting public scrutiny for many years.  However, the opportunity to analyze it on the basis of a large volume of valid data appeared not long  ago due to the “Arab Barometer” project conducted in seven countries of the region. The data show  that the youth in the Arab East is more conservative than the older generation despite a higher level of  education. At the same time more educated representatives of each age group are more tolerant to the  issue of gender equality. The most liberal country is Lebanon, the most conservative one is Yemen.