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The [[United Nations]] published an [[Arab human development report]] in 2002, 2003 and 2004. These reports, written by researchers from the Arab world, address some sensitive issues in the development of Arab countries: women empowerment, availability of education and information among others.
 
===Gender equality and women's rights===
[[Women in the Arab world]] are still denied [[gender equality|equality of opportunity]], although their disenfranchisement is a critical factor crippling the Arab nations' quest to return to the first rank of global leaders in commerce, learning and culture, according to a [[United Nations]]-sponsored report in 2008.<ref>[http://www.e-joussour.net/en/node/1511 Gender equality in Arab world critical for progress and prosperity, UN report warns] {{webarchive|url=https://web.archive.org/web/20150906120412/http://www.e-joussour.net/en/node/1511 |date=6 September 2015 }}, E-joussour (21 October 2008)</ref>
 
==== Child marriages ====
According to the United Nations, 14% of Arab girls are married by the age of 18.<ref name=":0">{{Cite web|url=https://arabstates.unwomen.org/en/what-we-do/ending-violence-against-women/facts-and-figures|title=Facts and Figures|website=UN Women {{!}} Arab States|language=en|access-date=2020-03-09}}</ref>
 
==== Violence ====
Rapists are often treated leniently or acquitted in the Arab region if they marry their victims. 37% of Arab women experienced violence in their lifetime but the numbers may be higher according to indicators. In some countries, the sare of women experiencing violence and abuse by intimate partner reaches 70%.<ref name=":0" />
 
===Largest cities in the Arab world===
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