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Civil and political rights - - Middle East - Article

The political participation of Jordanian women at the local level

Created 10.05.2021

In 2017, Building Bridges Association (BBA) prepared a field diagnosis entitled "Women’s Participation in Municipal Councils in Liwa Al Koura, Irbid", as a leader of one of the Local clusters for gender equality actors  ©...

Types of Violence - - MENA region - Study / Report

Rethinking Gender-Based Violence: Perspectives from Egypt, Lebanon and Syria

Created 26.03.2021

On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women in 2020, the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) in collaborationwith the Euro-Mediterranean Women’s Foundation (EMWF) organised an online...

Civil and political rights - Palestinian Authority - Article

The involvement of Palestinian women in political processes: An overview of the West Bank

Created 19.02.2021

In 2017, the Women’s Center for Legal Aid and Counseling (WCLAC) released an evaluation report highlighting the role of women in Palestinian politics, with the aim to examine the factors that hinder their access to decision-making bodies....

Civil and political rights - Morocco - Article

Gender Equality in Morocco: Local Perspectives about the Constraints on Political Participation

Created 21.12.2020

Through the field diagnosis "Women’s access to positions of responsibility in the Souss-Massa region", the Tamaynut association has studied the legal, socio-economic, cultural and individual factors that hinder the access of women and...

Civil and political rights - Jordan - Article

Gender Equality in Jordan: local perceptions and obstacles to political participation

Created 05.11.2020

In December 2018, Al-Anwar Women Charity Society published the field diagnosis entitled "Women in Leadership Positions: Local Perceptions and obstacles in Ma’an Governorate" as leader of the local cluster of actors for gender equality©...

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...

Civil and political rights - Palestinian Authority - Article

Challenges and achievements in promoting women's political participation in Palestine

Created 20.07.2020

Despite much progress in recent years, gender disparities in Palestine remain very present in different contexts, particularly in those tied to political participation and access to decision-making positions, resulting in structural discrimination...

Civil and political rights - Morocco - Article

The Electoral Presence of Women in Morocco : Progress and Contradictions

Created 29.04.2020

The trajectory of Moroccan women’s formal participation in the political sphere has undergone several changes in the last ten years due to different reconfigurations – starting from the adoption of the new Constitution in 2011 as a...

Economy / Employment - - Euro-Mediterranean region - Study / Report

Woman Business Forum 2019 Conference Report

Created 21.02.2020

The UfM Women Business Forum 2019 took place in Barcelona on 19-21 November within the margins of the Smart City Expo World Congress. It convened women entrepreneurs, national women business organizations, international...

Types of Violence - Algeria - Article

Challenges and progress in the fight against violence against women in Algeria

Created 02.12.2019

 Violence against women (VAW) exists around the world. It affects the physical and mental health of women, limits their control and enjoyment of their own bodies, their ability to participate in society and their presence in public spaces. In...

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...