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Civil and political rights - Jordan - Study / Report

Women's Political Participation in Jordan: Barriers, Opportunities and Gender Sensitivity of select Political Institutions

Created 16.10.2020

This report presents the findings of a country-based, peer-reviewed assessment of the existing opportunities and current challenges faced by Jordanian women candidates: both the enabling factors and obstacles in the election of more women to...

Civil and political rights - Tunisia - Article

Women's political participation in Tunisia

Created 16.10.2020

The article is published within the monograph "The Tunisian Exception. Profile of a unique political laboratory" edited by Federica Zoja in 2020 as the result of a need to revisit the development of this North African country’s democratic...

Civil and political rights - - MENA region - Study / Report

Women's Political Representation in the Arab Region

Created 16.10.2020

This study examines the status of women’s representation at several levels of governance, including the legislative, the executive, the judiciary, the public service, and local councils, throughout the MENA region. It finds that although...

Miscellaneous - - Europe - Study / Report

The gendered impact of the Covid-19 crisis and post-crisis period

Created 16.10.2020

Outbreaks affect men, women and other genders differentially. This can be both the direct infections with a pathogen, or the secondary effects of public health response policies. COVID-19 is no exception, and the gendered impacts thus far and in...

Miscellaneous - - MENA region - Article

Protesting gender discrimination from within: women's political representation on behalf of Islamic parties

Created 16.10.2020

In recent decades, Islamic political movements, and their subsequent political parties, have been increasingly recruiting and nominating women to high-level decision-making positions despite the fact that the ideology they espouse often acts to...

Types of Violence - - International - Thematic report

SDGs and Child Marriage

Created 09.10.2020

Child marriage is a global problem that cuts across countries, cultures, and religions. Around 650 million women and girls alive today were married as children. Unless we accelerate our efforts, 150 million more girls will be married by 2030. The...

Civil and political rights - - Europe - Study / Report

EIGE Sectoral Brief : Gender and Migration

Created 09.10.2020

Gender is a crucial variable when looking into the policy area of migration. The lack of a gender perspective in migration, asylum and integration policies can have detrimental effects on the women and men on the move. Whether they are forced to...

Miscellaneous - - International - Article

Female leadership, a major asset for a better future

Created 09.10.2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has shown that countries with women in leadership positions have better managed the effects of the virus. Moreover, women assumed the largest share of the overburdening in the management of the health crisis, as well as the...

Civil and political rights - - Multi-country - Toolbox / Methodological guide

Political Participation from an Intersectional Feminist Perspective: Practical Tools for Creating Transnational Feminist Political Movements

Created 07.10.2020

This toolkit, designed by the Centre for Transnational Development and Collaboration in cooperation with Dawlaty, revolves around political participation from an intersectional feminist perspective. Written in Arabic, the aim of this toolkit is to...

Miscellaneous - - International - Study / Report

From Insights to Action: Gender equality in the wake of COVID-19

Created 01.10.2020

This publication summarizes the data, research and policy work produced by UN Women on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on women and girls, including how it is affecting extreme poverty, employment, health, unpaid care and violence against...

Civil and political rights - - MENA region - Article

Employing a gendered approach to transitional justice in the Arab region - potential role of national women's machineries - Policy Brief

Created 30.09.2020

Transitional justice is a context-specific and inclusive set of processes, which has the power to amplify the voices of victims and affirm the equal rights and citizenship of individuals. Given the unique impact of conflict on women and girls,...

Economy / Employment - Jordan - Study / Report

Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan - Understanding How Gender Norms in MNA Impact Female Employment Outcomes

Created 30.09.2020

Do women in Jordan want to work? How do men feel about working women in their family? To what extent do personal beliefs and societal expectations influence a woman’s decision to work and why should this matter in development interventions?...