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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,...

Types of Violence - - International - Study / Report

Global study on homicide 2019, booklet 5: Gender-related killing of women and girls

Created 25.09.2019

The Global Study on Homicide consists of five thematic booklets, each offering an insight into specific facets and dimensions of this complex phenomenon: homicide trends and patterns; drivers, mechanisms and typologies of homicide; homicide and...

Economy / Employment - - International - Thematic report

15th International Review on Leave Policies and Related Research - 2019

Created 10.09.2019

The International Network on Leave Policies and Research has been producing an annual review of leave policies and related research since 2005. The review covers Maternity, Paternity and Parental leaves; leave to care for sick children and other...

Civil and political rights - Morocco - Article

Women's movement and challenge of democracy in Morocco : the case of abortion

Created 09.09.2019

The issue of the right to abortion caused a polemic between the different components of women’s movement ; as it split public opinion into various tendencies. The various reports written by (inter)national institutions in concern of women and...

Civil and political rights - Egypt - Article

The Feminist Movement in Egypt is still alive

Created 09.09.2019

This dialogue with the Executive Director of Nazra for Feminist Studies, Mozn Hassan, attempts to analyze the reality of the feminist movement in Egypt and to explore its horizons in light of the tightening of the public sphere which hinders women...

Civil and political rights - Algeria - Article

Attitudes and values of young students in Algiers and in Kabylie: their perception of women's rights

Created 20.08.2019

In Algeria, where Islam is the State religion, coexist several political and religious divergent trends in which the presence of youth is increasingly noticed. However, the weight of traditions seems to play a strongly rooted role, in religious...

Culture / Sports / Leasure - - Multi-country - Study / Report

Aspects of feminism in women's literature and their social problems: A study of two selected texts by Virginia Woolf and Nawal Al-Saadawi

Created 14.08.2019

This paper deals with the term ‘’feminism’’ in modern studies, its history and the contributions of various western and Arab writers to this trend, notably, Virginia Woolf and Nawal Al Saadawi. The paper specifically focuses...