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Economy / Employment - Spain - Article

Youth, Women and Employment in the Mediterranean Region: Continuity and Change

Created 07.09.2022

The Union for the Mediterranean’s (UfM) 5th Ministerial Conference on Employment and Labour, held on 18 May this year in Marrakesh (Morocco), gave ministers the chance to address the issue of unemployment, particularly affecting young people...

Education / Professional training - - International - Study / Report

Missed Opportunities : The High Cost of Not Educating Girls

Created 27.07.2022

Too many girls drop out of school prematurely, especially in low income countries. Low educational attainment for girls has negative consequences not only for them, but also for their children and household, as well as for their community and...

Miscellaneous - - International - Article

The gendered impact of armed conflicts

Created 24.05.2022

War negatively affects every person, including men, women, and non-binary genders. Although we have access to only few sex-disaggregated data on the extent to which armed conflicts have repercussions on gender discriminations, it is possible to say...

Culture / Sports / Leasure - Morocco - Article

Storytelling in Morocco

Created 12.05.2022

Bochra Laghssais hails from one of the oldest civilizations that we know of, the Amazigh civilization in North Africa. The Amazigh’s history has been an oral history and no ancient texts survive due to the oral nature of this culture....

Economy / Employment - - Euro-Mediterranean region - Article

Vulnerability or agency of Resistance and empowerment of indigenous women in Morocco

Created 12.05.2022

The intersections of various inequalities impact the lives of Amazigh women in Morocco. This work deals with the situation of special vulnerability that these Amazigh women live: by being women, indigenous and  rural. And it is that...

Education / Professional training - Maghreb - Article

Manifestation of Empowerment in Mernissi's Dreams of Trespass: Tales of a Harem Girlhood

Created 12.05.2022

This paper analyzes women empowerment and its manifestation in Fatima Mernissi’s (1994) book Dreams of Trespass: Tales of a Harem Girlhood. Mernissi describes her early childhood growing up in the harem in Fez, Morocco, in the 1940s. Despite...

Miscellaneous - - Multi-country - Study / Report

Sahrawi refugee camps and Sahrawi refugee women: a unique phenomenon in North Africa

Created 11.05.2022

After her historical introduction to the Sahrawi conflict, the author of the report on Sahrawi refugee camps, Inès Daoudi, focuses on the situation of women in this context. She discusses the political will to integrate these women and their...

Types of Violence - Palestinian Authority - Article

Testimonials of gender-based violence from Palestine

Created 03.05.2022

The Community Media Center (CMC) has published a series of testimonies, in the format of short stories, of women living in Palestine and suffering different types of violence. Hadeel Gharbawy, Sahar Alnahaal, Raghda Madi, Hana Abu Quta,...

Civil and political rights - - Euro-Mediterranean region - Study / Report

2021 Regional Progress Report on Gender Equality: UfM Regional Dialogue on Women Empowerment in the Euro-Mediterranean region

Created 30.03.2022

The UfM launched the first-ever Intergovernmental Monitoring Mechanism on Gender Equality in one of the Senior Official Meetings of the UfM Member States in 2020. This ongoing reporting exercise allows measuring and reporting of the progress made...

Civil and political rights - - Multi-country - Article

Why the veiling of women's bodies is at the heart of the Islamists'project

Created 03.03.2022

According to the professor and researcher Leila Tauil, the veiling of the body of women is part of the project of an Islamist society - having as its model of society the mythified Medinan period of the seventh century - based on a...

Civil and political rights - Palestinian Authority - Study / Report

Kayan's Key Findings on Femicide in Palestinian Society in Israel

Created 28.02.2022

Kayan is pleased to present you an overview of its groundbreaking report on the phenomenon of femicide in the Palestinian society. Kayan - Feminist Organization is proud to add significant contribution to the existing body of research on...

Civil and political rights - Algeria - Book

Social movements: Lebanon, Iraq, Algeria

Created 28.02.2022

The year 2019 was marked by intense social movements in different countries of the world, where they appeared simultaneously. They were inspired by previous movements and stimulated each other. This is the case of Lebanon, Iraq and Algeria, whose...