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Migrant Workers’ Rights and Women’s Rights – Women Migrant Domestic Workers in Lebanon: A Gender Perspective

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Gender equality cannot be achieved in Lebanon without dismantling the kafala system and creating legal protections for domestic workers. Women make up an estimated 76 per cent of all migrant workers and 99 per cent of migrant domestic workers who come to Lebanon for employment.

Increasing the Representation of Women Peace Mediators: Collaborative Leadership Models for Ensuring Equality

Sunday, June 13, 2021

The paper considers the under-representation of women in high-level mediation and peacemaking positions. Set in the context of successive normative commitments to increase the representation of women in high-level mediation, the paper considers why peace process mediation appears to be an outlier in the general trend towards gender parity in UN senior posts in particular.

Gender-Sensitive Resilience Capacity Index: Iraq’s Second Report on Resilience

Thursday, June 3, 2021

The analysis included in this report builds upon data collected through the LEAP project and sought to provide evidence around key resilience issues.

Women’s meaningful participation in peace processes: Modalities and strategies across tracks

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

This report on the proceedings of the 2018 conference “Women’s meaningful participation in peace processes: Modalities and strategies across tracks”, explores innovations, trends, and challenges in the interplay between official, high-level processes and unofficial processes in which civil society plays a leadership role.

Ending Polygamy in Muslim Marriages

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

This publication is produced by Musawah with support from UN Women within the framework of the ‘Men and Women for Gender Equality’ regional programme funded by Sweden.

Palestine Second National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

Monday, April 26, 2021

Palestine’s Second National Action Plan for the implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 (UNSCR 1325) on Women, Peace and Security and Subsequent Resolutions follows the first National Action Plan adopted in 2016 recognizing the disproportionate impact of conflict and occupation on Palestinian women and girls and their vital participation in peacebuilding.

Synthesis Final Evaluation Report “Strengthening the Resilience of Syrian Women and Girls and Host Communities programme

Thursday, March 25, 2021

This report presents the results of the independent evaluation of UN Women’s ‘Strengthening the Resilience of Syrian Women and Girls and Host Communities’ (“Madad”) programme and offers lessons and recommendations for future programming on gender equality and women’s empowerment. The Synthesis report includes country specific annexes for Iraq, Jordan and Turkey.

Fraught but Fruitful, Risks, Opportunities and Shifting Gender Roles in Syrian Refugee Women’s Pursuit of Livelihoods in Lebanon, with Additional Observations from Jordan and Iraq.

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Given the unique vulnerability of Syrian refugee women to GBV and specific linkages to economic vulnerability, UN Women together with UNHCR and the ILO commissioned a study to explore the (relationships between livelihoods and protection risks for Syrian refugee women, with specific aim to ensure programming is designed to mitigate risks and maximize positive outcomes.

Final Evaluation brief of “Strengthening the Resilience of Syrian Women and Girls and Host Communities programme in Jordan, Iraq and Turkey”

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

This brief presents a summary of the results of the independent evaluation of UN Women’s Strengthening the Resilience of Syrian Women and Girls and Host Communities (“Madad”) programme and offers lessons and recommendations for future programming on gender equality and women’s empowerment.

Rapport analytique: Crise de COVID-19 en Tunisie Cadre juridique et genre

Sunday, March 14, 2021

Le rapport a pour objet une veille normative sur les différentes mesures prises en Tunisie pour faire face à la crise de la Covid-19 durant la première vague (mars - août 2020) sous l’aune de l’approche genre.

Où en sont les Tunisienne au regard de l’ODD3 pendant et après la COVID-19?

Sunday, March 14, 2021

Il est vrai que les soins dans le secteur public ont connu une amélioration en termes d’existence de structures sanitaires et de centres de santé de base répartis sur l’ensemble du territoire. Toutefois, les violences dans certaines de ces structures, dont le milieu obstétricale, sont fréquentes et laissent des cicatrices invisibles mais douloureuses.

Santé des femmes en Tunisie: Les défis pendant et après la COVID-19

Sunday, March 14, 2021

Ce Policy Brief met l’accent sur les différentes formes d’impact de la COVID-19 sur la santé des femmes en Tunisie. Durant la première période de l’épidémie, de nombreuses prestations sanitaires ont été reportées tandis que le personnel hospitalier se consacrait à la préparation des services de santé pour s’attaquer à la COVID-19.

Country Brief: Violence Against Women in the Time of COVID-19

Friday, March 5, 2021

The results detailed in this country brief overwhelming speak to increased concerns for safety, both inside and outside the home (as a result of the pandemic), increased secondary trauma, specifically, the witnessing of violence against women, and online harassment. Most respondents believed tackling gender-based violence to be a priority in the COVID-19 response and voiced a willingness to report violations.

Models for Women’s Inclusion in Track One Mediation in Peace and Transition Processes

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

This paper focuses on modalities for ensuring that women and gender advocates have direct access to ‘Track 1’ peace and transition process talks – that is, formal talks between the key political-military elites at the heart of conflicts.

The Imperative of Mainstreaming Gender in Humanitarian Action in Palestine: Six Case Studies from Gaza

Thursday, February 4, 2021

Through six case studies from Gaza, this report illustrates the imperative of integrating gender into the understanding of the impact of the humanitarian situation on Palestinians in Gaza and in providing aid that is responsive to their distinct gendered circumstances and needs.

Ending Child Marriage in Muslim Family Laws

Monday, January 25, 2021

This publication is produced by Musawah with support from UN Women within the framework of the ‘Men and Women for Gender Equality’ regional programme funded by Sweden.

Civil Society’s Voices on Violent Extremism and Counter-Terrorism Responses

Thursday, January 21, 2021

This report is informed by the contributions received from 80 civil society representatives from 33 countries, who shared their views, challenges and recommendations on the gendered dimensions of violent extremism and counterterrorism during the Global Digital Consultation “Voices and perspectives of civil society on the gendered dimensions of violent extremism and counterterrorism responses” (Global Digital Consultation).

Why Muslim Family Law Reform? Why Now?

Monday, December 14, 2020

This publication is produced by Musawah with support from UN Women within the framework of the ‘Men and Women for Gender Equality’ regional programme funded by Sweden

Deepening Stabilization in Libya: Overcoming Challenges to Young Women's Participation in Peace Building

Thursday, December 10, 2020

This paper summarizes some of the challenges young Libyan women face and offers recommendations for international, national, and local stakeholders. The challenges and recommendations outlined here are drawn directly from a series of conferences held with and by young Libyan women, and were developed through further research and consultation.

Outcome Document: MADAD Regional Partner Event

Thursday, December 10, 2020

In collaboration with the European Union (EU), UN Women organized a regional partner event to present lessons learned from its programme “Strengthening the Resilience of Syrian Women and Girls and Host Communities in Iraq, Jordan and Turkey” funded through the EU Regional Trust Fund in response to the Syria Crisis, the ‘MADAD’ fund.

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