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1510 Resources found in English

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 an 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...

Types of Violence - Morocco - Thematic report

Consanguineous marriage, a form of violence practiced against women and children in Morocco

Created 25.02.2022

Consanguineous marriage in Morocco is a risk factor for hereditary metabolic diseases also called rare diseases. Consanguineous marriages are generally prohibited by law in Europe and America. However, the rules concerning kinship and the notion...

Miscellaneous - Tunisia - Study / Report

Implementing the 2030 Agenda in the Arab Region with a Gender and Green Local Development perspective

Created 08.02.2022

Since the adoption of the international convention on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women (CEDAW) and the Beijing platform for Action, women have made significant strides in achieving equality in health, education and...

Civil and political rights - Libya - Study / Report

A Novel Virus with Familiar Results: the impact of covid-19 on women in Libya

Created 01.02.2022

In Libya, covid-19 has increased suffering for a population that is already reeling from the scourge of armed conflict, the deterioration of the economy, the high cost of living and the lack of public services. This report assesses the...