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Types of Violence - Algeria - Article

Challenges and progress in the fight against violence against women in Algeria

Created 02.12.2019

 Violence against women (VAW) exists around the world. It affects the physical and mental health of women, limits their control and enjoyment of their own bodies, their ability to participate in society and their presence in public spaces. In...

Civil and political rights - Morocco - Study / Report

The Status of Black Moroccan Women: Colour and Gender Stigmas

Created 26.11.2019

This paper investigates the status of black Moroccan women, not just as key members of the society, but as a social category subject to doubled stigmatization for being women and black. The study also examines the various forms of discrimination...

Miscellaneous - Spain - Thematic report

Feminisms (s) - Issue 47 of IDEES Magazine

Created 26.11.2019

IDEES is an online magazine on contemporary issues edited by the Centre for Contemporary Studies of the Government of Catalonia. Its 47 issue entitled "Feminisms(s)" intends to explore feminisms in all their complexities and questions the...

Types of Violence - Albania - Study / Report

National Population Survey: Violence against Women and Girls in Albania 2018

Created 20.11.2019

Following the first and second national surveys (2007, 2013) which focussed only on domestic violence, the present Survey collects for the first time, data on the nature and prevalence of other forms of violence: dating...

Types of Violence - Turkey - Study / Report

Turkey: Women and Domestic Violence

Created 20.11.2019

In Turkey, as in many other countries around the world, hundreds of thousands of women are daily victims of human rights violations. Between one-third and one-half of Turkish women are reported to be victims of physical violence in their families....

Civil and political rights - - MENA region - Article

MeToo and the History of 'Hashtag Feminism'in the MENA Region

Created 13.11.2019

The #MeToo movement has evolved into a unique, intersectional feminist social media campaign, calling for the public sharing of sexual assault and harassment testimonies to illustrate the commonplace experience of sexual violence against women. It...

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...