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Small enterprises as an instrument of enjoyment of the economic human rights in Egypt


  • Alasrag, Hussien


Despite the serious and sustained attempts to promote and advance the protection of human rights and the consolidation of values and awareness of and contribute to guaranteeing them the exercise, but the Egyptian society suffers significantly from the weak suit, human rights and especially the economic ones, there was growing unemployment and poverty rates in Egypt, which requires the need to pump new investments to address the severity of this problem that accumulate day after day, with negative repercussions on the society of the proliferation of social crimes, and the high dependency ratio and delayed age of marriage, as well as the security implications and psychological trauma. Self-development in the world of the World Bank in 2005 indicates that 43.9% of Egyptians live on less than two dollars a day and about 16.7% live below the poverty line, in addition to the decline in total public spending on health in Egypt with a nearly 1.8% of the Gross domestic product, coupled with a low level of education and lack of output to the skills needed to achieve competitive at the international level and even regional levels. which confirms that the Egyptian society still has many of the major challenges to be addressed quickly in the realization of the economic rights of citizens. This research aims to shed light on Small intersperses as an instrument of Egyptian citizens to enjoyment of the economic human rights

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  • Alasrag, Hussien, 2007. "Small enterprises as an instrument of enjoyment of the economic human rights in Egypt," MPRA Paper 20420, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 2010.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:20420

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    small and medium enterprises; Egypt; economic human rights .;

    JEL classification:

    • I2 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education
    • I0 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - General
    • H75 - Public Economics - - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations - - - State and Local Government: Health, Education, and Welfare
    • I3 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty
    • I1 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health


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