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Civil and political rights - - MENA region - Article

Women, rights and citizen participation in Mashreq, Maghreb and Turkey

Created 13.11.2020

In this chapter of Gender, Feminism and Development - A Trilogy in the Making, women’s rights and the specific forms of their commitments are analysed with the ambition of contributing to a better knowledge of the female condition of Muslim...

Miscellaneous - - International - Study / Report

How Changing Social Norms is Crucial in Achieving Gender Equality

Created 13.11.2020

Human behaviour is not always a choice. Often it is automatic and unintentional, and rooted in the belief that others expect us to behave in a certain way, particularly when upholding traditions and culture. This document is a compendium of key...

Miscellaneous - - Multi-country - Bibliography

Gendering Political Agency in the Maghreb - Books review

Created 13.11.2020

If North Africa is understudied by academics of the Middle East, the Maghrib is less so and Maghribian women are even more less so. The four books under review redirect attention to this region and the potential it has for researchers and academics...

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

Women's Political Presence in the Arab Mediterranean Region: Governance, Contentious Politics, and Agency

Created 10.11.2020

The first two decades of the 21st century has seen its share of dramatic events: the “war on terror” launched in the aftermath of the 11 September 2001 assaults on U. S. cities; the 2003 US/UK-led invasion and occupation of Iraq; the...

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

Changing Laws and Breaking Barriers for Women's Economic Empowerment in Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia

Created 10.11.2020

At a moment when many countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are looking to accelerate economic growth and build more stable, open societies, enabling women’s economic empowerment holds one of the keys. If women were to be as...

Civil and political rights - - Euro-Mediterranean region - Study / Report

Gender Justice and Equality before the law: Analysis of Progress and Challenges in the Arab States Region

Created 06.11.2020

This report documents the progress achieved to realize the aspirations of the Muscat Declaration and analyzes the remaining challenges that States face in their ongoing efforts to make gender justice a reality for all. The report focuses on the...

Miscellaneous - - Euro-Mediterranean region - Study / Report

Promoting Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment: an overview on main donors and key stakeholders'contributions in the Euro-Mediterranean region

Created 06.11.2020

The positive contribution of women to economic growth, poverty reduction and societal well-being has been well documented in many studies. In the Euro-Mediterranean region, significant progress has been made in relation to the rights of women and...

Civil and political rights - Jordan - Article

Gender Equality in Jordan: local perceptions and obstacles to political participation

Created 05.11.2020

In December 2018, Al-Anwar Women Charity Society published the field diagnosis entitled "Women in Leadership Positions: Local Perceptions and obstacles in Ma’an Governorate" as leader of the local cluster of actors for gender equality© (third...

Civil and political rights - Syria - Study / Report

Gender Dynamics within Syrian Civil Society

Created 05.11.2020

Eight years into the Syrian crisis, Syrian civil society is still considered relatively nascent in comparison to civil society actors in neighbouring countries. Despite the fact that international agencies and donor governments have been repeatedly...

Civil and political rights - - Euro-Mediterranean region - Institutional agendas

Closing the gender gap: policy-making that promotes inclusive Mediterranean societies

Created 05.11.2020

This policy brief presents some preliminary findings of a recently launched assessment of existing policy measures regarding women empowerment issues in the South Mediterranean region. In order to explain the persistence of numerous gender gaps,...

Miscellaneous - Turkey - Study / Report

Needs Assessment of Syrian Women and Girls Under Temporary Protection Status in Turkey

Created 04.11.2020

UN Women and Association for Solidarity with Asylum Seekers and Immigrants (ASAM) undertook a comprehensive needs assessment of Syrian women with the aim of gathering information on the needs of refugee women and girls, the challenges they are...

Miscellaneous - France - Thematic report

Feminist diplomacy: from a mobilising slogan to a real dynamic of change?

Created 04.11.2020

Since March 2018, France has been using the term "feminist diplomacy" when referring to its foreign policy actions in terms of mainstreaming gender equality. It then joined the small number of countries - including Sweden, Canada or Mexico - that...