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Cities: Homelessness: Arab States
(1,946 words)

The problem of homelessness in the Arab world is not especially visible. However, indicators of homelessness are apparent in many Arab countries. Poverty, political conflict, and violence, as well as overcrowded urban areas have resulted in precarious housing conditions, for women in Arab countries. Suc…

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Ahmed, Sawssan R., “Cities: Homelessness: Arab States”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 27 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0212a>
First published online: 2009



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