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1413 Resources found in English

Miscellaneous - - European Union - Thematic report

Gaps in the EU Labour Market Participation Rates: an intersectional assessment of the role of gender and migrant status

Created 01.12.2020

This Knowledge Centre on Migration and Demography study uses data from the EU Labour Force Survey (EU-LFS) to analyse how intersecting social statuses shape labour market participation. The report focuses on the intersection between gender and...

Miscellaneous - - International - Study / Report

State of the World's Fathers: Unlocking the Power of Men's Care

Created 30.11.2020

State of the World’s Fathers, produced by Promundo, is a globally recognized, biennial report and advocacy platform aiming to change power structures, policies, and social norms around care work and to advance gender equality. The...

Economy / Employment - - International - Study / Report

Addressing the gender dimension of informality - Tackling Vulnerability in the Informal Economy

Created 27.11.2020

Globally, men are more exposed to informality than women, but the share of women in informal employment exceeds that of men in a majority of countries (Chapter 1). Across countries, however, risks and vulnerabilities associated with the...

Health / Emotional and sexual life - Tunisia - Article

Gender and Sexuality in early 19th-century Tunisia: a Decolonial Reading of Ahmad b. al-Qadi al-Timbuktawi's nasiha on the sub-Saharan diaspora

Created 24.11.2020

This article examines the gender and sexuality politics in early nineteenth-century Tunisia, with particular reference to the healing rituals performed by the diasporic sub-Saharans and the attempts at disciplining them by Muslim religious scholars....

Types of Violence - Syria - Article

COVID-19 and Women in Syria: Deepening Inequalities

Created 17.11.2020

Women Now’s CEO Dr. Maria Al Abdeh and Dr. Champa Patel analyze the various gendered consequences of the pandemic on women and girls in Syria as well as their intersection with pre-existing gender injustices in this article “COVID-19...

Miscellaneous - Egypt - Article

Violence against women in Egypt: From Black Wednesday to the Pandemic

Created 17.11.2020

This paper gives a brief background on violence against women in Egypt since "the Black Wednesday" in 2005 with a focus on the past few months amid COVID-19 pandemic from both state and non-state actors. The paper aims at showing how the pandemic...

Miscellaneous - Algeria - Article

Squares and gender: The Bennacer Bachir garden in the city centre of Constantine

Created 13.11.2020

Constantine, in Algeria, hosted in 2015 the event « Constantine Capital of Arab culture 2015». This event triggered a series of projects throughout the city, including the revitalization of Bennacer Square. This square has undergone...

Civil and political rights - - MENA region - Article

Women, rights and citizen participation in Mashreq, Maghreb and Turkey

Created 13.11.2020

In this chapter of Gender, Feminism and Development - A Trilogy in the Making, women’s rights and the specific forms of their commitments are analysed with the ambition of contributing to a better knowledge of the female condition of Muslim...

Miscellaneous - - International - Study / Report

How Changing Social Norms is Crucial in Achieving Gender Equality

Created 13.11.2020

Human behaviour is not always a choice. Often it is automatic and unintentional, and rooted in the belief that others expect us to behave in a certain way, particularly when upholding traditions and culture. This document is a compendium of key...

Miscellaneous - - Multi-country - Bibliography

Gendering Political Agency in the Maghreb - Books review

Created 13.11.2020

If North Africa is understudied by academics of the Middle East, the Maghrib is less so and Maghribian women are even more less so. The four books under review redirect attention to this region and the potential it has for researchers and academics...

Civil and political rights - - Euro-Mediterranean region - Article

Women's Political Presence in the Arab Mediterranean Region: Governance, Contentious Politics, and Agency

Created 10.11.2020

The first two decades of the 21st century has seen its share of dramatic events: the “war on terror” launched in the aftermath of the 11 September 2001 assaults on U. S. cities; the 2003 US/UK-led invasion and occupation of Iraq; the...

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

Changing Laws and Breaking Barriers for Women's Economic Empowerment in Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia

Created 10.11.2020

At a moment when many countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are looking to accelerate economic growth and build more stable, open societies, enabling women’s economic empowerment holds one of the keys. If women were to be as...