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Education / Professional training - - Euro-Mediterranean region - Thematic report

Strengthening the role of women in rural and agricultural areas: Obstacles and opportunities

Created 19.03.2019

Women in rural and agricultural areas play a key role in the development of the territories. Because of their role in the agricultural economy or fisheries, women are at the heart of the resilience of the most vulnerable societies. This...

Civil and political rights - Morocco - Article

Indigenous peoples'rights in Morocco: subaltern narratives by Amazigh women

Created 13.03.2019

While the dominant narrative suggests that Morocco is a champion of stability and moderation in the ‘Arab world,’ this article challenges that discourse and argues that the state’s hagiographic narrative on women’s rights and gender equality is...

Civil and political rights - Syria - Study / Report

Syrian Women's Perspectives on Life in Turkey

Created 11.03.2019

The report sheds light on the challenges Syrian women face in Turkey and how they have evolved over time, with an emphasis on their knowledge of and access to rights and means of civic engagement, and the role of Turkish and Syrian organizations in...

Education / Professional training - Palestinian Authority - Article

Girls'Access to Education in Palestine: Focus on various Localities in Area C

Created 26.02.2019

This article focuses on girls’ access to school education in "Area C" where security and administrative authorities are under Israeli control since the Oslo Accords in 1993, including factors that lead to girls’ recurrent absences and school...

Types of Violence - Lebanon - Study / Report

SenseMaker as a Monitoring and Evaluation Tool for Gender-Based Violence Programs and Services in Lebanon

Created 25.02.2019

SenseMaker® is a mixed qualitative/quantitative data collection tool used to empower individuals to anonymously record and interpret their own stories about their experiences of accessing a GBV service. In collecting these stories,...

Culture / Sports / Leasure - - International - Study / Report

Solutions for gender fair cities

Created 19.02.2019

Women and men do not use cities the same way. Women are still the primary caretakers of children, elders and domestic chores, in addition to their responsibilities outside the home, as employees and students. As a result, they must often develop...

Civil and political rights - - International - Thematic report

Social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls - Report of the UN Secretary-General

Created 19.02.2019

In the present report, the contribution of social protection systems, public services and sustainable infrastructure to the achievement of gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls are examined. The report underlines the potential of...

Civil and political rights - - International - Study / Report

Voice and Agency: Empowering Women and Girls for Shared Prosperity

Created 18.02.2019

The 2012 World Development Report recognized that expanding women’s agency - their ability to make decisions and take advantage of opportunities is key to improving their lives as well as the world. This report represents a major advance in global...

Types of Violence - Palestinian Authority - Toolbox / Methodological guide

The Guide to Reproductive Health and Gender-Based Violence

Created 14.02.2019

This guide is generally intended to provide imams, preachers and community leaders with information and guidance to expand their knowledge on gender-based violence in order to support them in awareness raising and counselling, as well as in helping...

Miscellaneous - - Europe - Study / Report

Women's Rights in Western Balkans

Created 14.02.2019

This study analyzes the countries of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Kosovo,  Montenegro and Serbia and is executed so as to address the following issues:Economic-social factors relevant to women’s r...

Miscellaneous - Lebanon - Study / Report

Field diagnosis: The role of women in preserving the environment in Tripoli

Created 31.01.2019

Tripoli District is facing serious environmental problems, including high levels of pollution that threaten public health. While many civil society movements are calling for sustainable environmental measures, women’s participation in public...

Economy / Employment - Algeria - Article

Female Entrepreneurship in Algeria

Created 28.01.2019

This article focuses on women’s entrepreneurship in Algeria and in particular the factors that limit or encourage Algerian women to be involved in this sector. It is based mainly on two field diagnoses, one in the province/wilaya of Algiers-center...