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The Paradox of Female Economic Participation in the Middle East and North Africa / Le paradoxe de la participation économique des femmes au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique du Nord / مفارقة المشاركة الاقتصادية للإناث في منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا

Created by Foundation's Team 2927 days ago

Despite the many efforts toward achieving gender equality, the MENA region continues to rank the lowest worldwide in women’s economic participation and opportunity. This article discusses the several obstacles on the sociocultural, structural, institutional and legal levels that must be con...

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The Impact of Public Investment in Social Care Services on Employment, Gender Equality, and Poverty: The Turkish Case / L'impact de l'investissement public sur les services d'assistance sociale en matière d'emploi, d'égalité entre les sexes et de pauvreté : le cas de la Turquie / تأثير الإستثمار ...

Created by Foundation's Team 2929 days ago

This report aims to contribute to policy debates on Early Childhood Care and Preschool Education (ECCPE) expansion in Turkey, an issue that has been an emerging policy issue. It has been discussed mostly from the perspective of reducing constraints on female labour supply (and hence addressing th...

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The Economic Participation of Women in Poverty Pockets in the Mafraq Governorate, Jordan / La participation économique des femmes dans les poches de pauvreté du gouvernorat de Mafraq en Jordanie / المشاركة الإقتصادية للمرأة في جيوب الفقر في محافظة المفرق, الأردن

Created by Foundation's Team 2936 days ago

This study points out the challenges that women in poverty pockets in Al-Mafraq (Jordan) face on the economic level. It highlights the participation of women in small enterprises and discusses the ways in which the socio-economic status of these women could be improved. Indeed, it focuses on spec...

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First Jobs for Young Women in the Middle East and North Africa: Expectations and Reality / Premier emploi pour les jeunes femmes au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique du Nord : attente et réalité / الوظائف الأولى للنساء الشابات في الشرق الأوسط و شمال أفريقيا: التوقعات و الواقع

Created by Foundation's Team 2950 days ago

This study questions the impact of the absence of young women from the workplace in the MENA region, at all the working levels. It emphasizes the potential and the economic benefits of increasing women´s employment in the region. The study furthermore seeks to understand the expectations of...

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Helpdesk Research Report: Women's economic role in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) / Rapport de recherche sur les services d'assistance : le rôle économique des femmes au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique du Nord (MENA / تقرير أبحاث مكتب المساعدة: الدور الاقتصادي للمرأة في منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشم...

Created by Foundation's Team 2984 days ago

The report provides an overview of current available data of women’s economic role in the MENA region. It summarises the main themes from recent policy-oriented literature on the factors that constrain or promote women’s economic empowerment. It examines the legal framework and the ba...

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Women in Business: Policies to Support Women's Entrepreneurship Development in the MENA Region / Les femmes et les affaires : élaboration de politiques pour soutenir le développement de l'entrepreneuriat féminin dans la région MENA / السيدات و الأعمال: السياسات الداعمة لزيادة مشاركة المرأة في ريا...

Created by Foundation's Team 2984 days ago

Even with the progress achieved in closing the gender gap, especially in education, a huge gender gap in the economic activity still persists in the MENA region.The book gives an overview of approaches and measures in eighteen of the Middle East and Northern Africa´s economies to promote, s...

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Part-Time Work in the Nordic Region. Part-time work, gender and economic distribution in the Nordic countries / Travail à temps partiel dans les pays nordiques. Travail à temps partiel, distribution économique et par sexe dans les pays nordiques / العمل بدوام جزئي في المنطقة الشمالية. العمل بدوام...

Created by Foundation's Team 3013 days ago

Part time work isone important challenge to Gender equality in the labour market—a key topic in the Nordic cooperation on gender equality 2011-2014. It is more common among women than men and affects their economic opportunities at the individual level and the gender equality in the labour ...

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Working Women in Sectors of Secretary, Beauty Salons, and Supportive Health Services -“Ill-treatment and Lack of Protection” / Les travailleuses des secteurs du secrétariat, de l'esthétique et des services d'assistance santé – « maltraitance et manque de protection » / المرأة العاملة في قطاع السك...

Created by Foundation's Team 3015 days ago

The rate of women´s participation in the Jordanian labour market is still one of the lowest in the world, according to the Global Gender Gap Report 2014.This study examines the reality of working women in Jordan in three fields namely: Secretarial, beauty salons and supportive health servic...

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Women and work in Jordan - Tourism and ICT sectors: A case study / Femmes et emploi en Jordanie. Tourisme et secteurs TIC : une étude de cas / النساء و العمل في الأردن—السياحة و قطاع تقانة المعلومات و الإتصالات

Created by Foundation's Team 3020 days ago

Despite the progress made in women’s education in Jordan and the decrease of the gender gap in education, women´s labour force participation rate is still very low. Indeed, a big gender gap in labour force still persists and women´s skills and qualifications are not utilised to ...

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Gender Equality Law in 33 European Countries: How are EU rules transposed into national law in 2014? / La loi sur l'égalité des genres dans 33 pays européens: comment les réglementations communautaires sont-elles transposées dans la loi nationale en 2014? / قانون المساواة بين الجنسين في 33 دولة أ...

Created by Foundation's Team 3028 days ago

This report provides an overview of the transposition of EU gender equality law in the 28 Member States, in addition to Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Turkey. It is composed of reports from experts, of Member States, EEA Countries, Croatia, Former Yu...

They are registered on the platform of the Euro-Mediterranean Women's Foundation

National Broadcasting and Television Society - SNRT
Tubas Charitable Society
Association Beity
Liberated T
Association Joussour de Citoyenneté (AJC)
Moroccan Association of Reproductive Health
Association Tawaza pour le plaidoyer de la femme
Amman Center for Human Rights Studies
Socio-cultural centre for women in action
Association 100% Mamans
International Alliance of Women (IAW)
Union de l'Action Feministe (UAF)
Théâtre Variable n°2
Challenge Association of Sustainable Development (A.C.D.D.)
Faculdade de Ciencias Sociais e Humanas
Le blog Tunisian Girl
Gender Alternatives Foundation (GAF)
Jurists without chains
Leïla Tauil
International Organisation for Women in the Seafood Industry
Association of Egyptian Female Lawyers (AEFL)
Egyptian Center for Women'  s Rights (ECWR)
Coalition parlementaire arabe sur la lutte contre la violence de la femme
Jazeera Media Network
Kenzy Associacion for Development
Bothoor Alkhaer Human Organization
Women Programs Centre - Rafah
Moroccan Association for Human Rights (AMDH)
iJMA3, The Arab ICT Organization
Free Sight Association
Tunisian Association of Development Law - ATDD
International therapeutic Attorneys Centre (ICAR)
The Egyptian Youth Council for Development
Transitional Justice Institute, Ulster University
Mobilising for Rights Associates (MRA)

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