This factsheet outlines the current state of gender imbalance in terms of Arab women’s participation in international security and disarmament.

Based on discussions organised by UNIDIR, it addresses some of the main obstacles hindering their equal participation in the region, practices that have worked well in the past, as well as ideas on how to bridge the gap going forward.


• Arabic: المرأة العربية في مجال الأمن الدولي ونزع السلاح 

Citation: Gender and Disarmament Programme, and Middle East Weapons of Mass Destruction-Free Zone Project (2022) "Arab Women in International Security and Disarmament", UNIDIR, Geneva, Switzerland.