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Civil and political rights - Egypt - Study / Report

She and Elections: Mentoring on the Ground with the Candidates 2011/2012

Created 14.05.2015

The report presents an overview of the electoral climate in Egypt and recounts the experience of several women candidates in the different election phases, as well as the challenges posed by the legal and political context. Over two years, Nazra...

Economy / Employment - France - Study / Report

Parenthood and Professional Gender Equality: How to Get Men Involved? 10 Enterprise Good Practices

Created 14.05.2015

This report introduces 10 good practices aimed at employers wishing to engage in the promotion of professional equality and parenthood among their male fellow employees, managers and directors. The objective is to guide the cultural, organizational...

Civil and political rights - - European Union - Institutional agendas

Communication from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions. A roadmap for equality between women and men 2006-2010

Created 13.05.2015

This roadmap builds on the experience of the Framework Strategy for equality between women and men 2001-2005, which it assesses while emphasising the improvements needed. It describes six priority areas for the action of the European Union on...

Types of Violence - - International - Study / Report

Annual Report 2012-2013 – UN Women

Created 13.05.2015

The report offers an overall view of the initiatives undertaken by UN Women in 2012 and 2013 to make gender equality advance in the world. The organization mainly works in 5 areas: women' s leadership and participation; violence against women;...

Civil and political rights - Algeria - Study / Report

National Situation Analysis Report: Women's Human Rights and Gender Equality in Algeria

Created 12.05.2015

This report was prepared within the programme "Promoting gender equality in the Euro-Mediterranean region" developed in 9 southern Mediterranean countries. The report reviews the efforts made in favour of gender equality. It mainly focuses on...

Miscellaneous - Arab League - Study / Report

The Arab Millennium Development Report: Facing challenges and looking beyond

Created 12.05.2015

The report assesses the progress made in Arab countries since the states committed to achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in 1990. It reviews the successes and development challenges faced by the Arab region following numerous...

Economy / Employment - - International - Legal text

Decent Work for Domestic Workers Convention 189 Recommendation 201

Created 12.05.2015

This booklet presents a set of international labour standards adopted on 16 June 2011 by the ILO' s International Labour Conference. These standards provide the basis for improving the working and living conditions of domestic workers performing...

Civil and political rights - - Euro-Mediterranean region - Thematic report

Monitoring the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)

Created 12.05.2015

This booklet was prepared within the framework of the programme "The role of women in economic life" developed from 2006 to 2009. It seeks to provide an overall view of the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of...

Civil and political rights - - International - Legal text

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women

Created 12.05.2015

The Convention was adopted on 18 December 1979 by the General Assembly of the United Nations and came into force as an international treaty on 3 September 1981. It determines the obligations of the states to eliminate all forms of discrimination...

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

Euromed Partnership: Strengthening the Role of Women in Society. Multi-Annual Report 2006-2009

Created 12.05.2015

The report reviews the measures taken to strengthen the role of women in society, in keeping with the Action Framework established by the Istanbul Ministerial Conference in 2006. Specifically, the report compiles the responses to the questionnaire...

Civil and political rights - - Euro-Mediterranean region - Legal text

Third Ministerial Conclusions on Strengthening the Role of Women in Society

Created 12.05.2015

This document features the conclusions of the third Ministerial Conference on Strengthening the Role of Women in Society, held in Paris on 12 September 2013, following those of Marrakesh in 2009 and Istanbul in 2006. The ministers of the Union for...

Types of Violence - - Europe - Legal text

Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence

Created 12.05.2015

This treaty was adopted by the Council of Europe on 11 May 2011 in Istanbul. It establishes a binding legal framework at a European level to protect women against all forms of violence; prevent, combat and eliminate violence against women,...