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Miscellaneous - - MENA region - Study / Report

Water Management in Fragile Systems: Building Resilience to Shocks and Protracted Crises in the Middle East and North Africa

Created 21.09.2018

The Middle East and North Africa region has always coped with water scarcity. The world’s oldest civilizations have managed to develop and prosper in its arid landscapes. Today the region is at a crossroads. Conflict is taking a severe...

Types of Violence - - European Union - Study / Report

Recommendations on preventing and combating violence against refugee women and girls on the Move

Created 20.09.2018

The recent flows of refugees to and throughout Europe have highlighted the lack of interest and understanding for the specific situation of women and girls on the move by decision-makers and the media. The vast majority of women and girls migrating...

Education / Professional training - Morocco - Article

What place for women scientists in the university system in Morocco?

Created 20.09.2018

Despite the significant progress made by Morocco in recent years in the area of ​​women’s human rights, the academic sector remains highly unequal: The percentage of women in scientific branches continues to decline as their studies progress....

Types of Violence - Spain - Conference proceedings

Gender based violence: the Spanish case in the framework of the European Union

Created 19.09.2018

Gender based violence is a complex, destructive and universal phenomenon that contemporary societies are facing. In the case of Spain, the author reviews the different steps and efforts to combat violence in the country, while stressing the...

Education / Professional training - France - Toolbox / Methodological guide

Sex Education: The Approach of an Emancipating Movement

Created 19.09.2018

For one to be able to make informed choices regarding his/her sex life, it is necessary to have access to information and to be accompanied to go beyond the stereotypes involved in the construction of gender inequalities and sexuality. This...

Types of Violence - - Middle East - Study / Report

Gender Based Violence against Women and Girls Displaced by the Syrian Conflict in South Lebanon and North Jordan: Scope of Violence and Health Correlates

Created 17.09.2018

This report presents the results of a research conducted with female refugees living in North Jordan and South Lebanon who are Syrian Nationals and Palestinian Refugees from Syria, as well as gender based violence (GBV) case workers who provide...

Economy / Employment - - International - Study / Report

Women and tourism: designing for inclusion

Created 17.09.2018

Despite advancements for women at some destinations and brands, significant inequality persists in tourism sector. Women continue to be paid less and are underrepresented in certain tourism occupations and management levels. Women in tourism are...

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

Women of the southern Mediterranean: struggles, rights and challenges

Created 05.09.2018

In 2011, many countries of the southern shore of the Mediterranean lived the so-called ’Arab revolutions’ or, as the West called it, the ’Arab spring’. The people of Tunisia, Egypt, Morocco, Libya and Syria, among others,...

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

Global Report on Women in Tourism 2010

Created 03.09.2018

This reports represents a first attempt to map the participation of women in tourism worldwide, by focusing on 5 five thematic strands – Employment, Entrepreneurship, Education, Leadership and Community. The report concludes that in most...

Types of Violence - France - Toolbox / Methodological guide

Sexual Harassment in Higher Education and Research

Created 24.08.2018

This guide aims to support higher education and research institutions in the implementation of actions against sexual harassment. The guide is meant for institutions, which are often waiting for advice and sharing experiences. It provides several...

Miscellaneous - Belgium - Statistics

Women and Men in Belgium: Gender Statistics and Indicators

Created 24.08.2018

This third edition of ‘Women and Men in Belgium’ gives us a detailed overview of the main gender indicators, divided into thematic chapters. The following topics are discussed: population, migration, income and poverty, paid work,...

Economy / Employment - France - Article

Professional inequalities between women and men by degree level

Created 24.08.2018

Wage inequalities between women and men have been interpreted using different factors, all of which are important, but they do not seem sufficient to understand the following paradox: women remain significantly less paid than men and wage gap has...