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Education / Professional training - - Europe - Study / Report

Recommendations on Action on the Gender Dimension in Science

Created 15.05.2015

This report has been carried out within the GenSET project, which aims to produce practical guidelines for the implementation of gender action plans in the European scientific institutions. Thus, three seminars brought together 14 European...

Types of Violence - - International - Thematic report

Violence Against Women: Protection and Prevention Through International Law

Created 15.05.2015

This collection of articles focuses on the diverse types of violence against women and highlights the failure of many states to take efficient preventive measures. Although the violence exercised by the intimate partner and sexual coercion are the...

Economy / Employment - - International - Study / Report

Women, Business and the Law. Removing barriers to economic inclusion: Measuring gender parity in 141 economies

Created 15.05.2015

The report aims to assess the distinctions established by the regulations, institutions or laws between men and women and their impact on women' s capacity to work or create an enterprise. It measures and compares gender parity in 141 countries all...

Economy / Employment - - International - Study / Report

Women in the boardroom: A global perspective

Created 15.05.2015

This study examines the issue of gender parity in boardrooms in publicly-traded companies and describes the initiatives carried out in 17 countries to encourage the presence of a larger number of women in boardrooms, such as the implementation of...

Education / Professional training - France - Study / Report

Women-Men History and Equality: Room for Improvement! Portrayal of Women in the New Secondary and CAP (Vocational Training) Textbooks in 2010

Created 15.05.2015

The study puts forward a summary of the portrayals of women in 11 history textbooks with the objective of seeingwhether the implementation of new history syllabuses contributes or not to the dissemination of women's history and social relations...

Culture / Sports / Leasure - Arab League - Study / Report

The Role of Social Media in Arab Women' s Empowerment

Created 15.05.2015

This report analyses the trends in the use of social networks in the Arab world. Based on the data collected in 2011, it has observed Twitter and Facebook users in 25 countries and has focused on three main questions: What are the factors that...

Civil and political rights - - International - Statistics

Development Millennium Goals: Gender Equality and Women Empowerment: Progress Chart 2010

Created 15.05.2015

The brochure describes the status of women in the different world regions according to progress monitoring indicators concerning the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals approved in 2000: to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger; achieve...

Civil and political rights - Morocco - Study / Report

Morocco: Gender and the Transitional Justice Process

Created 15.05.2015

The report examines the integration of gender issues in the transitional justice process in Morocco. Supervised by the Equity and Reconciliation Commission (IER in French), the transitional justice process is aimed at encouraging dialogue and...

Economy / Employment - Lebanon - Study / Report

Servant, Daughter or Employee? A Pilot Study on the Attitudes of Lebanese Employers towards Migrant Domestic Workers

Created 15.05.2015

This report is based on a pilot study aimed at exploring the common attitudes and practices of Lebanese employers towards domestic workers, most of whom are women. It is both a quantitative and qualitative study basedon discussion groups and...

Economy / Employment - Jordan - Study / Report

The Weakest Link: Migrant Labor in Domestic and QIZ Sectors in Jordan 2010

Created 15.05.2015

The report addresses the status of both migrant domestic workers and migrant workers in Qualified Industrial Zones (QIZ). These two groups are particularly vulnerable for legislative reasons, administrative practices and the actions of their...

Economy / Employment - Jordan - Study / Report

Domestic Plight: How Jordanian Law, Officials, Employers, and Recruiters Fail Abused Migrant Domestic Workers

Created 15.05.2015

The report examines the gap between Jordanian laws concerning the rights of migrant workers, many of whom are women, and the protection measures actually adopted. This report, based on the research conducted in Jordan in 2009 and 2010, reflects the...

Economy / Employment - - European Union - Study / Report

Good Practices in Gender Mainstreaming. Towards Effective Gender Training, Mainstreaming Gender into Policies and the Programmes of the Institutions of the European Union and EU Member States

Created 15.05.2015

This publication, aimed at public servants, seeks to introduce the approach of the European Institute for Gender Equality into the collection, processing and dissemination of good practices in gender mainstreaming. It seeks to enhance gender...