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Education / Professional training - France - Study / Report

The Feminization of job and function titles

Created 07.05.2019

In its meeting of Thursday, February 28, 2019, the French Academy adopted by a large majority the report on the feminization of the function and job titles presented by a study commission including four of its members. This report sees "no obstacle...

Civil and political rights - Bosnia-Herzegovina - Study / Report

A feminist perspective on post-conflict restructuring and recovery - the case of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Created 06.05.2019

This report argues that an economic reform agenda introduced in a post-conflict country that is not underpinned by a rigorous feminist conflict and gender analysis, will contribute to a continuum of entrenched structural and gender inequalities....

Culture / Sports / Leasure - - International - Institutional agendas

Women's Football Strategy

Created 06.05.2019

In October 2018, the FIFA launched its first-ever global strategy for women’s football which charts the course for how FIFA will work with confederations and Member Associations (MAs), clubs and players, the media, fans and other stakeholders...

Education / Professional training - Lebanon - Article

Women's role in protecting the environment in Lebanon: Focus on Tripoli

Created 06.05.2019

This article focuses on women’s role and their involvement in the protection of the environment in the Caza of Tripoli, one of the six cazas that make up the governorate of North Lebanon. It is based mainly on a diagnosis produced by Donia...

Types of Violence - Egypt - Study / Report

Field diagnosis: Women's perceptions and local mobilisations against domestic violence in Alexandria

Created 25.04.2019

Violence against women (VAW) has implications at many levels, especially at the social, psychological and economic ones. This diagnosis explores the level of women’s awareness regarding the forms of violence they are exposed to, their causes...

Culture / Sports / Leasure - - MENA region - Thematic report

Gender-related opportunities in the audio-visual sector

Created 18.04.2019

This informative handbook has been produced with the aim of filling an important gap in the existing publications available to film professionals. For the first time ever, in Arabic and in English, a book puts together relevant information about...

Civil and political rights - - International - Statistics

Women in politics: 2019

Created 18.04.2019

The “Women in politics: 2019” map, created by the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and UN Women, depicts global rankings for women in the executive and parliamentary branches of government as of 1 January 2019. The map shows progress...

Miscellaneous - - International - Article

Women, gender and think tanks: political influence network in Twitter 2018

Created 18.04.2019

The presence of women in think tanks is still lower than that of men but, in addition, female influencers seem to be less influential in Twitter than their male counterparts. In addition, gender studies are hardly taken into account in the...

Civil and political rights - - MENA region - Study / Report

Women and Gender in the Middle East and North Africa: Mapping the Field and Addressing Policy Dilemmas at the Post-2011 Juncture

Created 18.04.2019

This report offers a “map” of the diverse situations of women in the post-2011 MENA region. It shows that there have been tremendous achievements and improvements in the lives of women in health and education but less progress in...

Civil and political rights - - Middle East - Study / Report

The Exclusion of Palestinian Women from Local Government Councils: Reality and Challenges Between State Oppression and Societal Oppression

Created 16.04.2019

This study seeks to understand the obstacles and challenges that prevent women from being adequately represented in local governance entities, as well as to explore difficulties experienced by women candidates during and following electionsThrough...

Miscellaneous - Egypt - Study / Report

The situation of women in 2018 in Egypt: Achieving success needs more efforts

Created 09.04.2019

The report reviews the various successes achieved in 2018 in Egypt in favour of women at the political, economic and legal levels, such as the Disability Rights Act, which gives mothers responsible of caring for a disabled child the right to reduce...

Civil and political rights - - MENA region - Study / Report

Gender Justice and The Law: Assessment of laws affecting gender equality in the Arab States region

Created 01.04.2019

Conducted by United Nations Development Program (UNDP), UN Women, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), and United Nations Economic and Social Commission for West Asia (ESCWA), this study provides a comprehensive assessment of laws and policies...