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UfM report on the progress of gender equality in the region

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The report was prepared following a request formulated by the Union for The Mediterranean (UfM) Paris Ministerial Declaration on strengthening the role of women in society. The request was «to establish an effective follow-up mechanism as a Euro Mediterranean forum and to ensure an effective dialogue on women­ related policies, legislation and implementation.

Ministers have mandated senior officials/experts to review progress in translating the Ministerial commitments into law, policy and practice and implementing the measures contained in the Paris conclusions and to provide a report to UfM Senior Officials taking into account consultations with civil society organisations.

This report outlines: Legislation and legal reforms related to women’s rights and gender equality; Policy changes, strategies and measures for achieving these aims and gender mainstreaming; Key achievements, innovations and best Practices;  Gap analysis and lessons learned; Recommendations for the ministerial meetings.


  • Type of publication : Study / Report
  • Author : Union for the Mediterranean
  • Publishing house : Union for the Mediterranean
  • Publication date : 2016
  • Number of pages : 84
  • Language : English


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