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Miscellaneous - - MENA region - Study / Report

The Impact of COVD-19 on Gender Equality in the Arab Region

Created 30.09.2020

The COVID-19 pandemic will affect all aspects of life in the Arab region and globally. Women will undoubtedly bear a disproportionate burden in terms of the health risks posed by the virus in the Arab region. In light of these projections, the...

Civil and political rights - Lebanon - Article

Beyond Religious Marriages: Civil Marriage, Civil Family Laws, and the Enhancement of Women's Rights in Lebanon

Created 28.09.2020

The article explores the current confessional system in Lebanon and the possibility of a radical change to a secular state that governs personal status codes under civil laws. In order to do that, it draws on theTunisian experience with which it...

Civil and political rights - - Multi-country - Article

Gender Regimes in the Middle East and North Africa: The Power of Feminist Movements

Created 25.09.2020

Applying Walby’s model of gender regime, with some modifications to the Middle East and North Africa, the article highlights the importance of the family as an institutional domain, replace the ideal types of social-democratic and neoliberal...

Miscellaneous - - Multi-country - Study / Report

Understanding Masculinities: International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) - Middle East and North Africa

Created 23.09.2020

The International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) is a comprehensive, multi-country study on men’s realities, practices, and attitudes with regard to gender norms, gender-equality policies, household dynamics, caregiving and...

Civil and political rights - - Middle East - Article

The Electoral Quota - A Form of Gender Quota to Increase Women's Participation in Parliament: A Quantitative Study from a Survey in the Middle East

Created 22.09.2020

This research focuses on the impact of political parties and electoral quotas on women’s political participation within the context of Islam. Gender is construed as a classification of being a woman or a man not merely by biological...

Miscellaneous - Syria - Article

An Intersectional Analysis of Syrian Women's Participation in Civil Society in the Post-2011 Context

Created 21.09.2020

Based on qualitative research conducted in Lebanon and Turkey in 2018, this paper centers on Syrian women working in various civil society organizations (CSOs) in the Syrian post-2011 context. It examines conflict and host-context impacts on Syrian...

Civil and political rights - Libya - Study / Report

A study on combating discrimination in Libyan legislation

Created 18.09.2020

This study sheds light on the issue of Libyan women’s rights, particularly from a legal approach, by analysing the Libyan legislation. The report has a multifarious aim: to contribute to enlarge a database on the rights of Libyan women; to...

Miscellaneous - - Multi-country - Thematic report

EBRD and Women 20 call on G20 members to mainstream gender equality - Policy brief

Created 14.09.2020

G20 Leaders should put women at the heart of all immediate and long-term post-Covid-19 recovery efforts, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and Women 20 (W20), the official G20 engagement group for women’s empowerment,...

Economy / Employment - Egypt - Study / Report

Competence Gap Analysis and Market Analysis of Egyptian and Syrian Women in Egypt

Created 10.09.2020

Within the framework of the project “WEE. CAN! – Women’s Economic Empowerment: Host Communities and Syrian Refugees working together to create New livelihood opportunities” funded by the Italian Agency for Development...

Civil and political rights - Morocco - Study / Report

What can be done about the persistence of child marriage in Morocco?

Created 09.09.2020

Globally, the annual number of child marriages is estimated at 14. 2 million (2019) and it is mainly girls who are affected by this practice. In Morocco, the Ministry of Justice registered 32,104 applications for child marriage in 2018, compared to...

Civil and political rights - Egypt - Article

Women's Political Representation in Egypt: the 2020 Senate Elections

Created 31.08.2020

While the presence of women in Egyptian institutions has varied greatly over time, women and girls in Egypt are represented in relatively low numbers compared to women in other MENA and OECD countries. Over the last two decades, the level of...

Miscellaneous - Algeria - Toolbox / Methodological guide

Guide on Gender Institutionalisation in Algeria - PAP ENPARD Algeria

Created 13.08.2020

The guide for the institutionalisation of gender is based on the knowledge acquired during the training process of Territorial Development Advisors set up within the framework of the PAP ENPARD project - Pilot Action Programme for Rural Development...