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The Role of Women in Preserving the Environment in Tripoli
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The Role of Women in Preserving the Environment in Tripoli

Tripoli District is facing serious environmental problems. While many civil society movements are calling for sustainable environmental measures, women's participation in public issues and local decision-making remains weak.

1 December 2018
Women in Leadership Positions, Local Perceptions and Obstacles in Ma’an Governorate
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Women in Leadership Positions, Local Perceptions and Obstacles in Ma’an Governorate

There is a lack of job opportunities and limited diversity of economic activities for women in Mraighah Sub-District in particular, and in Ma’an Governorate in general, as well as patriarchy that deliberately excludes women from public life.

1 December 2018
Field Diagnosis: Girls’ Access to Education in Six “”Area C”” Localities in Bethlehem and Al Khalil
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Field Diagnosis: Girls’ Access to Education in Six “”Area C”” Localities in Bethlehem and Al Khalil

The Area C (Kisan, Al-Rashayida, Al-Meniah, Zif, Ma’en, and Al-Bweeb), controlled by the Israeli colonial authority, has been marked by the poor economic situation, leading to girls’ regular absences and dropout of school.

1 October 2018
Field Diagnosis: Developing Female Entrepreneurship in the Wilaya of Sétif
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Field Diagnosis: Developing Female Entrepreneurship in the Wilaya of Sétif

The Sétif region is known for its economic, commercial and industrial dynamism. It also has several specialised education and training centres. In this context, what is the proportion of women entrepreneurs and businesses run by women?

1 August 2018
Field Diagnosis: The Role of Elected Women in the Province of Ifrane
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Field Diagnosis: The Role of Elected Women in the Province of Ifrane

Despite a favourable legal framework for equality of opportunity in the mechanisms for political action and access to political responsibilities, women’s presence in elected positions in local authorities in Morocco remains below expectations.

1 August 2018
Advocating Gender Equality in Zarqaa’s factories
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Advocating Gender Equality in Zarqaa’s factories

Zarqaa Governorate is considered one of the most important industrial hubs in Jordan. Women working in its factories are enduring hard working conditions.

1 April 2018
Prostitution and Trafficking in Women in the Eastern Suburbs of Beirut
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Prostitution and Trafficking in Women in the Eastern Suburbs of Beirut

Lebanon provides a refuge for many women and teenagers driven away from neighbouring countries by wars and conflicts. Trafficking and prostitution are exacerbated in a context of unemployment and insecurity.

1 March 2018
Women’s Participation in Public and Political Life in Douar Hicher
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Women’s Participation in Public and Political Life in Douar Hicher

Women of Douar Hicher (Tunisia) have been excluded from the management of local affairs and the decision-making in the region. Lack of education, conservative behaviors and violence against women are some of the factors behind that.

1 March 2018
The Role of Academia in Promoting Gender and Women’s Rights Issues in the Arab World and Southern and Central Europe
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The Role of Academia in Promoting Gender and Women’s Rights Issues in the Arab World and Southern and Central Europe

This study maps the main academic programmes that provide gender-related masters and PhDs in the Euro-Mediterranean region with the aim to examine how the academia is dealing with gender and women’s rights issues in this region.

22 January 2018
Women’s Access to Positions of Responsibility in the Region of Souss-Massa
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Women’s Access to Positions of Responsibility in the Region of Souss-Massa

While the participation of women is decisive for the economic and social development of Morocco, their presence in decision-making positions in Souss-Massa remains weak.

1 January 2018
For the Inclusion of Local Actors in the Promotion of Female Entrepreneurship
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For the Inclusion of Local Actors in the Promotion of Female Entrepreneurship

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.

1 November 2017
Promoting Participation of Women and Youth in the Palestinian Political System
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Promoting Participation of Women and Youth in the Palestinian Political System

Underrepresentation of women and youth in leadership and decision making levels severely impacts the ability to mobilize Palestinian resources and maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of their efforts in reform processes.

1 November 2017