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Maria Àngels Roque

Women's Economic Empowerment: An Overview for the MENA Region / التمكين الاقتصادي للنساء: نظرة عامة على منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال إفريقيا / L'Autonomisation économique des femmes: un aperçu de la région MENA

Created by Maria Àngels Roque 1181 days ago

This article provides an overview of women’s economic empowerment in the MENA region. It aims to contribute to available knowledge through: first, providing an overview of women’s economic empowerment in the region in selected labour markets; second, following the evolution ...

سامية عياد الصوفي

A series of trainings to empower women in Rafah, Gaza / Une série de formations pour autonomiser les femmes à Rafah, Gaza / سلسلة من التدريبات لتمكين النساء في رفح

Created by سامية عياد الصوفي 1475 days ago

The Women’s Program Center recently held a number of training courses aimed at empowering women and young women in the city of Rafah (Gaza Strip, Palestine) and building their capacities in many areas. On January 13, the Center organized training on cyber bullying, extortion, and mobil...

Foundation's Team

World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends for Women 2018 - Global snapshot / Emploi et questions sociales dans le monde: Aperçu global des tendances pour les femmes 2018 / التوظيف والقضايا الاجتماعية حول العالم: نظرة عامة على التوجهات العالمية المتعلقة بالمرأة لعام 2018

Created by Foundation's Team 1642 days ago

The past 20 years have witnessed some progress for women in the world of work and in terms of gender equality in society. Today, more women than ever before are both educated and participating in the labour market.This “global snapshot” looks at the progress (or lack thereof...

Foundation's Team

The Impacts of the Crisis on Gender Equality and Women's Wellbeing in the EU Mediterranean Countries / Les répercussions de la crise sur l'égalité femmes-hommes et le bien-être des femmes dans les pays méditerranéens de l'UE / آثار الأزمة على المساواة بين الجنسين و رفاه المرأة في بلدان الاتحاد ال...

Created by Foundation's Team 1666 days ago

The 2008 financial crisis is considered by many economists to be the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s. A deep recession, high unemployment rates, precariousness and instability are just few of the several seriously damaging effects caused by the breakdown o...

Foundation's Team

Gender differences in poverty and household compositions through life-cycle - A global perspective / Différences de genre dans la pauvreté et la composition des ménages à travers le cycle de vie - Une perspective globale / منظور عالمي للفروق الجندرية في الفقر والتركيبات الأسرية خلال دورة الحياة

Created by Foundation's Team 1690 days ago

This paper uses household surveys from 89 countries to look at gender differences in poverty in the developing world. The paper focuses on the relationship between age, sex and poverty, and finds that, girls and women of reproductive age are more likely to live in poor households (below...

Foundation's Team

Poverty, gender and life cycle - Figures of poverty in the EU / Pauvreté, genre et cycle de vie - Figures de la pauvreté dans l'UE / الفقر و النوع الاجتماعي ودورة الحياة – أرقام عن الفقر في الاتحاد الأوروبي

Created by Foundation's Team 1697 days ago

The purpose of this publication is to examine how living conditions, levels of poverty, and the patterns of entering and getting out of poverty differ depending on age and gender, and the different life stages. This analysis provides recent statistical information on poverty and social ...

Foundation's Team

Tracing aspects of the Greek crisis in Athens: Putting women in the picture / Suivi des aspects de la crise grecque à Athènes: mettre les femmes en scène / رسم ملامح الأزمة اليونانية في أثينا: تسليط الضوء على النساء

Created by Foundation's Team 1735 days ago

In the political fluidity of our times, the dismal economic situation in Greece is perhaps extreme but indicative of a deepening crisis in Europe, which is expanding, both geographically and socially. Contrary to the dominant rhetoric, austerity measures and pacts imposed on Greece, Por...

Foundation's Team

Women and men, equality in question / Femmes et hommes, l'égalité en question / المرأة والرجل، المساواة في موضع الشك

Created by Foundation's Team 1810 days ago

This study takes stock of inequalities between women and men today in France. This edition follows that of 2012 Women and Men - Views on Parity. The study first provides an overview of the paths of women and men at different ages of life (schooling, family and professional life, retire...

Foundation's Team

Snapshot of the 2015 job market / لمحة عامة عن وضع سوق العمل في 2015 / Un aperçu du marché du travail en 2015

Created by Foundation's Team 2085 days ago

In this report, the National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies says that the labor market in France is becoming feminized. The participation rate of women has increased by 3.2 percentage points since 2005 to 67.6% in 2015. That of men stagnates but is still higher, at 75.5%. ...

Foundation's Team

Crushed Hopes: Underemployment and deskilling among skilled migrant women / Espoirs anéantis : sous-emploi et déqualification des femmes migrantes qualifiées / آمال محطمة: التوظيف في مراكز دنيا و نزع المهارات من النساء المهاجرات من ذوات الكفاءة

Created by Foundation's Team 2391 days ago

This report consists of a review of international literature on the subject of migrant deskilling and underemployment from a gender perspective, and three empirical case studies from Switzerland, Canada and the United Kingdom. It explores the difficulties skilled migrant women can face in transfe...