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Civil and political rights - Morocco - Study / Report

Field diagnosis: Women's access to positions of responsibility in the region of Souss-Massa

Created 27.02.2018

While the participation of women is decisive for the economic and social development of Morocco, their presence in decision-making positions remains weak. This diagnosis focuses on the legal, socio-economic, cultural and individual factors that...

Miscellaneous - - Euro-Mediterranean region - Article

Women's migration across the Mediterranean

Created 23.02.2018

This article looks at how the Mediterranean migration scale helps to better understand the links between social relations of sex and mobility. The study of the multiplicity of female migratory situations makes it possible to arrive at two major...

Civil and political rights - Lebanon - Article

Migration and Economic Empowerment of Women in Lebanon

Created 23.02.2018

With globalization, the mobility of people has grown, and women are essential actors in this migratory phenomenon. This article focuses on the role of women in migration and the role of migration in advancing women’s rights to achieve gender...

Health / Emotional and sexual life - Tunisia - Article

Female bodies and so-called atypical sexualities. Power and challenge of gender norms in Tunisia

Created 23.02.2018

This article focuses on the experiences of young Tunisian women who identify themselves as lesbians, and it tackles the issues of body appearance related to a marginalized and so-called atypical sexuality. Following a socio-anthropological...

Economy / Employment - Morocco - Article

Social and solidarity economy, scope and perspectives of women's empowerment in Morocco

Created 22.02.2018

Women have always been active in the economic space; but it is the occultation of their presence and the sexist discriminations that would explain their exclusion. The article intends to reflect on how a women’s solidarity economy would...

Types of Violence - - International - Article

Gender based Violence, Violence against Women. The articulation of power relations in domestic, national and international spaces

Created 07.02.2018

Feminist theories of international relations analyse power relations on a global scale and articulate the domestic, national and international spheres, believing that "realism" is a discourse that makes women invisible in politics. These theories...

Education / Professional training - Morocco - Article

The manufacture of bodies in and through sex education in Morocco

Created 07.02.2018

The education system is a place of socialization by excellence. In addition to its mission of transmitting knowledge, it is an instrument of body manufacturing, through the norms and values ​​it conveys. The analysis of the educational practices...

Miscellaneous - - Euro-Mediterranean region - Article

The notion of women's empowerment between relevance and ambivalence

Created 07.02.2018

The academic usage of the notion of empowerment in various fields (development, poverty, gender equality, etc. ) do not always draw on the same conceptual framework. This article aims to summarize some of the advantages but also some limitations of...

Civil and political rights - Egypt - Study / Report

Field Diagnosis: For Effective Women's Political Participation at Local Level in Luxor

Created 02.02.2018

Although women have played a role in all of Egypt’s historical moments, their participation in local councils is still very low. This diagnosis analysed the role that civil society, political parties and the media can play in supporting a...

Civil and political rights - Palestinian Authority - Study / Report

Field diagnosis: Promoting participation of women and youth in the Palestinian Political System

Created 15.12.2017

While women and youth make up the largest segments of the Palestinian society, their participation in the political life remains under expectations. Underrepresentation of women and youth in leadership and decision making levels severely impacts...

Economy / Employment - Algeria - Foundation Production

Field diagnosis: For the inclusion of local actors in the promotion of female entrepreneurship

Created 30.11.2017

The purpose of the diagnosis is to analyse obstacles to entrepreneurship and the entrepreneurial intentions of women from the wilaya (province) of Algiers, taking two districts of the city of Algiers as case studies. Those districts are El Idrissi...

Miscellaneous - - Euro-Mediterranean region - Toolbox / Methodological guide

Multi-actor mobilizations in favor of gender equality in the Southern Mediterranean

Created 06.11.2017

This booklet summarizes several initiatives coordinated within the framework of the 2nd cycle of the project "Strengthening the capacities of gender equality actors" funded by the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and the " Women...