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Miscellaneous - - Multi-country - Thematic report

EBRD and Women 20 call on G20 members to mainstream gender equality - Policy brief

Created 14.09.2020

G20 Leaders should put women at the heart of all immediate and long-term post-Covid-19 recovery efforts, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and Women 20 (W20), the official G20 engagement group for women’s empowerment,...

Economy / Employment - Egypt - Study / Report

Competence Gap Analysis and Market Analysis of Egyptian and Syrian Women in Egypt

Created 10.09.2020

Within the framework of the project “WEE. CAN! – Women’s Economic Empowerment: Host Communities and Syrian Refugees working together to create New livelihood opportunities” funded by the Italian Agency for Development...

Civil and political rights - Morocco - Study / Report

What can be done about the persistence of child marriage in Morocco?

Created 09.09.2020

Globally, the annual number of child marriages is estimated at 14. 2 million (2019) and it is mainly girls who are affected by this practice. In Morocco, the Ministry of Justice registered 32,104 applications for child marriage in 2018, compared to...

Civil and political rights - Egypt - Article

Women's Political Representation in Egypt: the 2020 Senate Elections

Created 31.08.2020

While the presence of women in Egyptian institutions has varied greatly over time, women and girls in Egypt are represented in relatively low numbers compared to women in other MENA and OECD countries. Over the last two decades, the level of...

Miscellaneous - Algeria - Toolbox / Methodological guide

Guide on Gender Institutionalisation in Algeria - PAP ENPARD Algeria

Created 13.08.2020

The guide for the institutionalisation of gender is based on the knowledge acquired during the training process of Territorial Development Advisors set up within the framework of the PAP ENPARD project - Pilot Action Programme for Rural Development...

Civil and political rights - Palestinian Authority - Article

Challenges and achievements in promoting women's political participation in Palestine

Created 20.07.2020

Despite much progress in recent years, gender disparities in Palestine remain very present in different contexts, particularly in those tied to political participation and access to decision-making positions, resulting in structural discrimination...

Miscellaneous - - MENA region - Article

Middle East, Topics and Arguments (META), vol. 14: Gender

Created 20.07.2020

The protests and upheavals that erupted in the Arab world since 2010 were the starting point in 2019 to look at issues of gender in political and social crises. Since the beginning of 2020, gender imbalances are criss-crossing the global...

Economy / Employment - - Multi-country - Study / Report

Women, Business and the Law 2020

Created 18.06.2020

Women, Business and the Law 2020 is the sixth in a series of studies that analyze laws and regulations affecting women’s economic opportunity in 190 economies. Eight indicators—structured around women’s interactions with the law...

Civil and political rights - - International - Study / Report

EU Annual Report on Human Rights and Democracy in the World 2019

Created 17.06.2020

The 2019 EU annual report on human rights and democracy in the world marks the final phase of implementation of the EU Action Plan on Human Rights and Democracy (2015-2019). It presents the progress achieved to date, by means of a comprehensive set...

Economy / Employment - Libya - Study / Report

Libyan Businesswomen: Reality and Prospects

Created 20.05.2020

Entrepreneurship and small and medium business are considered to be an important, albeit untapped, source of economic growth in Libya. However, the issue of women’s economic leadership remains largely neglected in society in general, and in...

Civil and political rights - Morocco - Article

The Electoral Presence of Women in Morocco : Progress and Contradictions

Created 29.04.2020

The trajectory of Moroccan women’s formal participation in the political sphere has undergone several changes in the last ten years due to different reconfigurations – starting from the adoption of the new Constitution in 2011 as a...

Economy / Employment - - MENA region - Article

Feminist Perspectives on Care Work in the MENA Region

Created 27.04.2020

Feminist activists and scholars concur that the care economy is vital to the wellbeing and livelihoods of communities in the Arab region, especially where these communities encounter challenges in securing their livelihoods. With this in mind, it...