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Economy / Employment - - International - Thematic report

15th International Review on Leave Policies and Related Research - 2019

Created 10.09.2019

The International Network on Leave Policies and Research has been producing an annual review of leave policies and related research since 2005. The review covers Maternity, Paternity and Parental leaves; leave to care for sick children and other...

Civil and political rights - Morocco - Article

Women's movement and challenge of democracy in Morocco : the case of abortion

Created 09.09.2019

The issue of the right to abortion caused a polemic between the different components of women’s movement ; as it split public opinion into various tendencies. The various reports written by (inter)national institutions in concern of women and...

Civil and political rights - Egypt - Article

The Feminist Movement in Egypt is still alive

Created 09.09.2019

This dialogue with the Executive Director of Nazra for Feminist Studies, Mozn Hassan, attempts to analyze the reality of the feminist movement in Egypt and to explore its horizons in light of the tightening of the public sphere which hinders women...

Civil and political rights - Algeria - Article

Attitudes and values of young students in Algiers and in Kabylie: their perception of women's rights

Created 20.08.2019

In Algeria, where Islam is the State religion, coexist several political and religious divergent trends in which the presence of youth is increasingly noticed. However, the weight of traditions seems to play a strongly rooted role, in religious...

Culture / Sports / Leasure - - Multi-country - Study / Report

Aspects of feminism in women's literature and their social problems: A study of two selected texts by Virginia Woolf and Nawal Al-Saadawi

Created 14.08.2019

This paper deals with the term ‘’feminism’’ in modern studies, its history and the contributions of various western and Arab writers to this trend, notably, Virginia Woolf and Nawal Al Saadawi. The paper specifically focuses...

Types of Violence - Lebanon - Article

Prostitution and Trafficking of Women in Lebanon

Created 14.08.2019

This article focuses on the subject of trafficking in women for the purpose of sexual exploitation in Lebanon, where the combination of an already delicate economic situation, a large influx of refugees and an extremely complex and deteriorated...

Culture / Sports / Leasure - - International - Study / Report

Gender Inequalities and Food Insecurity: Ten years after the food price crisis, why are women farmers still food-insecure?

Created 13.08.2019

The global food price crisis of 2007–08 underscored how fragile livelihoods are among the world’s extremely vulnerable people, as it drove 44 million people in developing countries into poverty. In the aftermath of the crisis, in 2009...

Culture / Sports / Leasure - - International - Article

Can Gender-Fair Language Reduce Gender Stereotyping and Discrimination?

Created 13.08.2019

Gender-fair language (GFL) aims at reducing gender stereotyping and discrimination. Two principle strategies have been employed to make languages gender-fair and to treat women and men symmetrically: neutralization and feminization. Neutralization...

Economy / Employment - - International - Study / Report

Enabling women's economic empowerment, new approaches to unpaid care work in developing countries

Created 23.07.2019

As part of the OECD Policy Dialogue on Women’s Economic Empowerment, this report focuses on identifying what works to address unpaid care work and sheds light on how governments, donors in the private sector and civil society actors –...

Economy / Employment - - International - Article

Only one percent of gender equality funding is going to women's organisations - why?

Created 23.07.2019

This article discusses the financial promises made by the countries of the world during the last two years to support gender equality, and briefly shows how and why only 1% of this money goes to women’s and feminist organizations. The article also...

Civil and political rights - - International - Manifesto

Towards a truly feminist and transformative G7

Created 23.07.2019

The Women (W7) brings together feminist civil society organisations from G7 countries and from all over the world. Its core mission is to ensure that G7 leaders adopt political and financial measures, in 2019 and beyond, which will have a tangible...

Miscellaneous - France - Article

Gender Equality and Ecological Transition, Convergences?

Created 11.07.2019

With the support of the Regional and Interdepartmental Department of Environment and Energy of Île-de-France (DRIEE), the association Adéquations conducted a prospective study on the correlation between gender equality and the...