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1359 Resources found in English

Miscellaneous - - International - Study / Report

Harnessing the Power of Data for Gender Equality: Introducing the 2019 EM2030 SDG Gender Index

Created 28.10.2019

The index presented in this report is the most comprehensive tool available to explore the state of gender equality across 129 countries (covering 95% of the world’s girls and women), 14 of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and 51...

Types of Violence - Jordan - Study / Report

Sexual Harassment in Jordan

Created 23.10.2019

This study aims at determining the extent of harassment and its prevalence by location, gender, age, community groups and different nationalities, and to identify the most prevalent types of harassment in Jordan. The study follows a descriptive and...

Types of Violence - Egypt - Study / Report

Riding the Cyber Wave: How Feminist Activism Develops Strategies against Gender-Based Violence

Created 21.10.2019

This policy brief aims to capture the multifacetedeness of online feminist activism using Egypt as a case study, as the country witnesses an important dynamic of activism that mirrors aspects of similar activism elsewhere in the Euro- Mediterranean...

Civil and political rights - Syria - Article

Marriage crises: Syrian migrant women's perspectives on war and divorce

Created 02.10.2019

War and displacement have lasting effects on gender norms within intimate relationships. This article is based on a research on Syrian migrant women and couples, which investigates the significant rise in Syrian divorce rates since the war, and...

Economy / Employment - - International - Legal text

Convention and Recommendation on the elimination of violence and harassment in the world of work - 2019

Created 02.10.2019

The Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019, and Violence and Harassment Recommendation, 2019, were adopted on the final day of the Centenary International Labour Conference, in June 2019 in Geneva.  The Convention recognizes that...

Civil and political rights - Egypt - Article

Women's Participation in Local Politics in Luxor Governorate, Egypt

Created 30.09.2019

While gender stereotypes, roles and expectations intimidate women’s participation in political and public life in some countries, legislation and the absence of gender-sensitive policies are seen as one of the main challenges of gender...

Miscellaneous - - International - Book

The Pursuit of Gender Equality: An uphill battle

Created 25.09.2019

Gender inequalities persist in all areas of social and economic life and across countries. Young women in OECD countries generally obtain more years of schooling than young men, but women are less likely than men to engage in paid work. Gaps widen...

Civil and political rights - Arab League - Toolbox / Methodological guide

Women's participation in peace processes and negotiations in the Arab World

Created 25.09.2019

This guide aims to increase the knowledge of Arab women about the factors influencing their participation, and to strengthen their capacities in terms of negotiations and advocacy, was well as to increase women’s chances in contributing to...

Economy / Employment - - MENA region - Study / Report

Gender and Trade: Empowering Women towards Gender Equality in the MENA Region through Gender Mainstreaming in Economic Policies and Trade Agreements

Created 25.09.2019

This report is one of the fruits of the collaboration of the Center of Arab Women/CAWTAR and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency/Sida who signed an agreement related to economic empowerment of women with focus on their...

Civil and political rights - Palestinian Authority - Article

The Political Marginalization of Palestinian Women in the West Bank

Created 25.09.2019

Though Palestinian women have always played a fundamental role in the struggle for liberation from the Israeli settler colonial regime, they have faced consistent political marginalization. This experience has become more multifaceted and...

Types of Violence - - International - Study / Report

Sexual exploitation: New challenges, New Answers

Created 25.09.2019

Through an in-depth assessment inventory of 35 countries and the study of recent major trends, this report provides the latest overview of sexual exploitation at regional and global levels. It sets out not only the 6 major challenges to be met in...

Miscellaneous - - International - Study / Report

Progress of the world's women 2019 - 2020: Families in a changing world

Created 25.09.2019

This report assesses the reality of families today in the context of sweeping economic, demographic, political, and social transformation. The report features global, regional, and national data. It also analyses key issues such as family laws,...