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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,...

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

Ministerial Conclusions on Strengthening the Role of Women in Society

Created 12.05.2015

This document features the conclusions of the first Euro-Mediterranean Conference on Strengthening the Role of Women in Society, held in Istanbul on 14 and 15 November 2006. This conference enabled the objectives of the Barcelona Process (1995) in...

Civil and political rights - - International - Study / Report

Because I am a girl - the situation of girls in the world - 2013 Being a teenager in an emergency situation: a double difficulty

Created 12.05.2015

"Because I am a girl" is an annual report published by Plan International assessing the situation of girls in the world. These reports are based on facts as well as testimonies in order to show why girls must be treated differently than boys and...

Economy / Employment - - International - Study / Report

Maternity and paternity at work: Law and practice across the world

Created 12.05.2015

This report reviews national legislative provisions on maternity protection and shows how well national laws and practices conform to the ILO Maternity Convention, 2000 (No. 183) and the Workers with Family Responsibilities Convention, 1981 (No....

Economy / Employment - - International - Study / Report

Women, Business and the Law 2014. Removing Restrictions to Enhance Gender Equality

Created 12.05.2015

As in previous editions, this report examines laws and institutions that treat men and women differently, generally to the detriment of the latter. The 2014 report analyses the trends through different indicators: access to institutions, the use of...