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

Solutions for gender fair cities

Created 19.02.2019

Women and men do not use cities the same way. Women are still the primary caretakers of children, elders and domestic chores, in addition to their responsibilities outside the home, as employees and students. As a result, they must often develop...

Civil and political rights - - International - Thematic report

Social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls - Report of the UN Secretary-General

Created 19.02.2019

In the present report, the contribution of social protection systems, public services and sustainable infrastructure to the achievement of gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls are examined. The report underlines the potential of...

Civil and political rights - - International - Study / Report

Voice and Agency: Empowering Women and Girls for Shared Prosperity

Created 18.02.2019

The 2012 World Development Report recognized that expanding women’s agency - their ability to make decisions and take advantage of opportunities is key to improving their lives as well as the world. This report represents a major advance in global...

Types of Violence - Palestinian Authority - Toolbox / Methodological guide

The Guide to Reproductive Health and Gender-Based Violence

Created 14.02.2019

This guide is generally intended to provide imams, preachers and community leaders with information and guidance to expand their knowledge on gender-based violence in order to support them in awareness raising and counselling, as well as in helping...

Miscellaneous - - Europe - Study / Report

Women's Rights in Western Balkans

Created 14.02.2019

This study analyzes the countries of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Kosovo,  Montenegro and Serbia and is executed so as to address the following issues:Economic-social factors relevant to women’s r...

Miscellaneous - Lebanon - Study / Report

Field diagnosis: The role of women in preserving the environment in Tripoli

Created 31.01.2019

Tripoli District is facing serious environmental problems, including high levels of pollution that threaten public health. While many civil society movements are calling for sustainable environmental measures, women’s participation in public...

Economy / Employment - Algeria - Article

Female Entrepreneurship in Algeria

Created 28.01.2019

This article focuses on women’s entrepreneurship in Algeria and in particular the factors that limit or encourage Algerian women to be involved in this sector. It is based mainly on two field diagnoses, one in the province/wilaya of Algiers-center...

Civil and political rights - Israel - Article

Empowering Women without Status and Promoting their Rights

Created 24.01.2019

In this article, Isha L’Isha – Haifa Feminist Center brief readers on the legal status of women who lack it in Israel, such as Palestinian women married to Israeli partners, asylum seekers and refugees and trafficking victims. The...

Types of Violence - France - Toolbox / Methodological guide

I protect my privacy online - digital guide

Created 23.01.2019

In order to enable women to protect themselves from cyber-violence, the Hubertine Auclert Center has launched this guide which provides simple and handy advices and recommendations for using digital tools, navigating the internet and communicating...

Economy / Employment - Palestinian Authority - Study / Report

Government expenditures on the social sector from a social justice perspective

Created 22.01.2019

This study describes the policy orientations of the Palestinian government regarding public expenditure on the social sector. It presents a number of recommendations that would help formulate more inclusive policies to reduce inequalities among...

Miscellaneous - - International - Study / Report

The Global Gender Gap Report 2018

Created 10.01.2019

The report The Global Gender Gap Report benchmarks 149 countries on their progress towards gender parity across four thematic dimensions: Economic Participation and Opportunity, Educational Attainment, Health and Survival, and Political Empowerment....

Civil and political rights - - International - Thematic report

Background Note on Gender Equality, Nationality Laws and Statelessness 2018

Created 08.01.2019

Nationality laws which do not grant women equality with men in conferring nationality to their children are a cause of statelessness. Since 2012, UNHCR has issued an annual background note on gender equality in legal provisions in nationality laws...