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Economy / Employment - Tunisia - Article

Climate change and Tunisia's Tozeur oases: an opportunity to boost women's leadership and economic activity

Created 28.10.2019

Despite the disproportionate impact of climate change on women and scientists alarm bells, these risks must be faced with hope and seen as an opportunity to empower women and increase their contributions to finding sustainable alternatives and...

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...

Types of Violence - Lebanon - Article

Prostitution and Trafficking of Women in Lebanon

Created 14.08.2019

This article focuses on the subject of trafficking in women for the purpose of sexual exploitation in Lebanon, where the combination of an already delicate economic situation, a large influx of refugees and an extremely complex and deteriorated...

Types of Violence - Egypt - Article

Women's perceptions and mechanisms against domestic violence in Alexandria

Created 28.06.2019

This article explores women’s level of awareness of the forms of violence to which they are exposed, their causes and impacts, and women’s knowledge of existing protection mechanisms. It aims to shed light on ways to ensure effective...

Miscellaneous - Jordan - Study / Report

Field diagnosis: Women in leadership positions, local perceptions and obstacles in Ma'an Governorate

Created 24.05.2019

This diagnos is focuses on Jordanian women’ s practice of power and political responsibilities. It analyses existing legislations related to women’s involvementin the public life. It also explores local perceptions in this regard...

Education / Professional training - Lebanon - Article

Women's role in protecting the environment in Lebanon: Focus on Tripoli

Created 06.05.2019

This article focuses on women’s role and their involvement in the protection of the environment in the Caza of Tripoli, one of the six cazas that make up the governorate of North Lebanon. It is based mainly on a diagnosis produced by Donia...

Types of Violence - Egypt - Study / Report

Field diagnosis: Women's perceptions and local mobilisations against domestic violence in Alexandria

Created 25.04.2019

Violence against women (VAW) has implications at many levels, especially at the social, psychological and economic ones. This diagnosis explores the level of women’s awareness regarding the forms of violence they are exposed to, their causes...

Economy / Employment - Jordan - Article

Working conditions of women in factories in Jordan

Created 27.03.2019

This article looks at the working conditions of Jordanian women in the factories, taking Zarqa region where training and professional development opportunities are limited as a case study. These conditions reduce women’s chances to be...

Education / Professional training - Palestinian Authority - Article

Girls'Access to Education in Palestine: Focus on various Localities in Area C

Created 26.02.2019

This article focuses on girls’ access to school education in "Area C" where security and administrative authorities are under Israeli control since the Oslo Accords in 1993, including factors that lead to girls’ recurrent absences and school...

Miscellaneous - Lebanon - Study / Report

Field diagnosis: The role of women in preserving the environment in Tripoli

Created 31.01.2019

Tripoli District is facing serious environmental problems, including high levels of pollution that threaten public health. While many civil society movements are calling for sustainable environmental measures, women’s participation in public...

Economy / Employment - Algeria - Article

Female Entrepreneurship in Algeria

Created 28.01.2019

This article focuses on women’s entrepreneurship in Algeria and in particular the factors that limit or encourage Algerian women to be involved in this sector. It is based mainly on two field diagnoses, one in the province/wilaya of Algiers-center...

Civil and political rights - Tunisia - Article

Women's participation in public and political life in Tunisia at the local level

Created 03.01.2019

At the global level, there is still a structural under-representation of women in the traditional political field, including in senior positions. In Tunisia, despite a long-standing commitment of women in feminist movements and in civil society,...