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Economy / Employment - - MENA region - Article

Women's Economic Empowerment: An Overview for the MENA Region

Created 13.11.2019

This article provides an overview of women’s economic empowerment in the MENA region. It aims to contribute to available knowledge through: first, providing an overview of women’s economic empowerment in the region in selected labour...

Civil and political rights - - MENA region - Article

Social Transformation in a Digital Age: Women's Participation in a Civil and Political Domains in the MENA Region

Created 13.11.2019

This article explains how women’s use of new media technologies, cyberactivism, citizen journalism, and their self-organization contribute to and reflect the social and political changes that have occurred in the region in recent years. It is...

Economy / Employment - - Euro-Mediterranean region - Study / Report

Youth Water Cooperation in the Mediterranean: Challenges and the Way Forward

Created 06.11.2019

This policy brief first looks at water issues within the Mediterranean with a special focus on water as a human right. Subsequently, it maps the challenges faced by young water professionals and provides some insights into how the potential of...

Types of Violence - - Multi-country - Study / Report

Conflict Related Sexual Violence - Report of the United Nations Secretary-General

Created 06.11.2019

The present report is based on information verified by the United Nations, primarily through the monitoring, analysis and reporting arrangements on conflict-related sexual violence established pursuant to Security Council resolution 1960 (2010). It...

Miscellaneous - - International - Article

Gender-Based Price Discrimination: The Cost of Being a Woman

Created 04.11.2019

The pink tax is an old phenomenon that has only gained global attention recently. The pink tax segregates women and often causes life-threatening consequences. This paper will analyze the effects of the pink tax through commodities being sold in...

Miscellaneous - Lebanon - Thematic report

Women and the Industry of Peace in Lebanon

Created 29.10.2019

This supplement presents national and international perspectives to better understand the work of women in peace building in Lebanon: their missions, struggles, sacrifices, hopes and aspirations. It also showcases—through the lives of...

Health / Emotional and sexual life - - Multi-country - Study / Report

Social norms and beliefs about gender based violence scale: a measure for use with gender based violence prevention programs in low-resource and humanitarian settings

Created 29.10.2019

Gender-based violence (GBV) primary prevention programs seek to facilitate change by addressing the underlying causes and drivers of violence against women and girls at a population level. Social norms are contextually and socially derived...

Miscellaneous - - International - Toolbox / Methodological guide

The gender impact assessment and monitoring tool - GIM Tool

Created 29.10.2019

This gender impact assessment and monitoring tool (GIM tool) has been developed in the framework of the Women2030 project, with the explicit objective of helping women and gender civil society organisations to implement the UN 2030 Agenda for...

Economy / Employment - Tunisia - Article

Climate change and Tunisia's Tozeur oases: an opportunity to boost women's leadership and economic activity

Created 28.10.2019

Despite the disproportionate impact of climate change on women and scientists alarm bells, these risks must be faced with hope and seen as an opportunity to empower women and increase their contributions to finding sustainable alternatives and...

Economy / Employment - Algeria - Article

Illegal Migration of Algerian Women as an Act of Resistance: A Sociological Study of the Phenomenon of the Harragat

Created 28.10.2019

In recent years Algerian women have witnessed major socio–cultural transformations, which have enabled them to undertake new roles and take part in their country’s development. This has not, however, led to their liberation from the...

Types of Violence - - European Union - Study / Report

Police and justice sector data on intimate partner violence against women in the European Union

Created 28.10.2019

Quality administrative data that are available and comparable are key to understanding the scale of intimate partner violence in the EU and monitoring progress in tackling it. Administrative data measure the response of...

Types of Violence - - European Union - Study / Report

Understanding intimate partner violence in the EU: the role of data

Created 28.10.2019

The report analyses the current situation concerning data collection in each Member State and focuses on possible ways of using data to inform policymaking. It discusses the regulatory framework for data collection at EU level, and the indicators...