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Miscellaneous - - Euro-Mediterranean region - Thematic report

EU Approach to Gender Equality in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean Region

Created 27.10.2020

The EU legal and political framework reflects a strong commitment to promoting gender equality. Policy dialogue, gender mainstreaming and targeted gender programming are some of the instruments that the EU uses in “partnering...

Miscellaneous - - MENA region - Thematic report

Cawtaryat n. 77 - issue on women and Covid-19

Created 26.10.2020

CAWTAR (Center of Arab Women for Training and Research) issued a second Cawtaryat edition about women and COVID-19 to discuss the implication of coronavirus on the economic and digital reality of women compared to men, in an attempt - jointly...

Types of Violence - - Europe - Legal text

Recommendation on Preventing and Combating Sexism - Council of Europe

Created 23.10.2020

On 27 March 2019, the Committee of Ministers adopted the Recommendation CM/Rec(2019)1 on preventing and combating sexism.  It comprises a comprehensive catalogue of measures both to prevent and to condemn sexism, and it calls for...

Education / Professional training - Morocco - Study / Report

Fondation Zakoura presents its 2019 activity report

Created 21.10.2020

In a spirit of transparency and sharing, the Fondation Zakoura presents its 2019 activity report. Thanks to the support of its partners and the commitment of its staff, the Foundation counted more than 13,000 direct beneficiaries in 2019. Present...

Types of Violence - Syria - Article

Sexual Violence by Force of Arms Against Women in Syria: A Tool of Political Repression, Social Dismantling and Impoverishment of Women and Communities

Created 20.10.2020

By introducing a feminist approach based on a gender analysis of sexual violence crimes in Syria, Dawlaty and the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom have sought extensive and consistent coordination with Syrian feminist...

Miscellaneous - - International - Study / Report

Essential Services Package for Women and Girls Subject to Violence

Created 19.10.2020

Within the framework of The United Nations Joint Global Programme onEssential Services for Women and Girls Subject to Violence, the Essential Services Package is a guidance tool that reflects the vital components of coordinated multi-sectoral...

Types of Violence - - MENA region - Thematic report

Covid-19 and Essential Services Provision for Survivors of Violence Against Women and Girls - a Snapshot from the Arab States

Created 19.10.2020

This brief highlights emerging trends of violence against women and girls (VAWG) in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, and implications for the provision of essential services (health, police and justice, social services and the coordination of...

Miscellaneous - Lebanon - Study / Report

Adolescent Girls in Crisis: Voices form Beirut

Created 19.10.2020

Within the urban refugee communities of Lebanon, hosting the largest number of refugees per capita in the world, adolescent girls are impacted by the surrounding crisis in ways that are not only different from adolescent boys and women, but also are...

Civil and political rights - Jordan - Study / Report

Women's Political Participation in Jordan: Barriers, Opportunities and Gender Sensitivity of select Political Institutions

Created 16.10.2020

This report presents the findings of a country-based, peer-reviewed assessment of the existing opportunities and current challenges faced by Jordanian women candidates: both the enabling factors and obstacles in the election of more women to...

Civil and political rights - Tunisia - Article

Women's political participation in Tunisia

Created 16.10.2020

The article is published within the monograph "The Tunisian Exception. Profile of a unique political laboratory" edited by Federica Zoja in 2020 as the result of a need to revisit the development of this North African country’s democratic...

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

Women's Political Representation in the Arab Region

Created 16.10.2020

This study examines the status of women’s representation at several levels of governance, including the legislative, the executive, the judiciary, the public service, and local councils, throughout the MENA region. It finds that although...

Miscellaneous - - Europe - Study / Report

The gendered impact of the Covid-19 crisis and post-crisis period

Created 16.10.2020

Outbreaks affect men, women and other genders differentially. This can be both the direct infections with a pathogen, or the secondary effects of public health response policies. COVID-19 is no exception, and the gendered impacts thus far and in...