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UN Women’s new report “Women's Participation in Local Mediation: Lessons from Iraq, Libya, Syria, Yemen” sheds light on the diverse mediation roles women have played to resolve conflict and restore social cohesion in their communities.
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This brief presents a short description of the running programme “Men and Women for Gender Equality” in Tunisia, that seeks to mobilize men and boys to challenge gender stereotypes, change attitudes and behaviors to combat gender inequalities, and entice a change in social norms that discriminate against women and girls.
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The objective of this regional assessment is to look at the implications of the macroeconomic response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the Arab region. The regional mapping allows for identification of the dominant trends and policy priorities across different areas of interventions and looks at the potential implications of [largely] gender-blind macroeconomic responses and investments during the first six months of the pandemic.
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This desk review summarises global and regional trends and best practices and techniques for reaching out remotely to women and girls who experience violence, including during lockdowns and to survivors of online violence.
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UN Women is at the forefront of the global drive to remove gender barriers because we believe in a world of justice and human rights for everyone. Towards that end, and as the only United Nations entity dedicated to gender equality, we marshal the world’s best gender expertise and the considerable resources of the United Nations. We connect people in many realms, the national and international, the public and private, activists and officials. Together, our efforts are more than any of us could pursue alone.
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This study and brief aim at providing insights on how gender and other intersecting inequalities impact the risk and vulnerability to HIV for women and girls in Africa.
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To celebrate the “International Women’s Week” and the critical roles Libyan women have played in building the foundations for a peaceful transition, UN Women, supported by the European Union Delegation and the Embassy of Canada to Libya, organized an online symposium “Libya: Women at the Forefront” from 8 to 11 March 2021.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Women play an outsized role in the care economy in the Arab States, performing 4.7 times more unpaid care work than men – the highest female– to–male ratio anywhere in the world.
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This analysis of the existing NAPs-WPS of Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Tunisia and Yemen was undertaken to assess and demonstrate the direct relevance of the plans to each country’s COVID-19 response. While NAPs-WPS are relevant in every crisis, the analysis highlights particular areas of overlap with specific global responses to COVID-19, thus providing critical evidence of the value of implementing nation action plans on women, peace and security in the current crisis.
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The document aims to highlight available services during the pandemic and to provide women survivors of violence with necessary details of service providers in various region of Tunisia.
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This brief provides a set of recommendations to take stock of health, economic and social aspects of this unprecedented crisis to develop an exit strategy and to take advantage of this exceptional period to upgrade the mechanisms and structure in Tunisia. It also makes recommendations to adopt a gender approach in government post-COVID-19 strategy.
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This brief summarizes challenges and recommendations of the impact of the recent pandemic of COVID-19 in Tunisia on gender-based violence, access to justice, women and health, and women's leadership and political participation.
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This study aims to shed light on the economic and social impact of the crisis on women and girls and their prospects for employment, economic recovery, participation and empowerment. In this examination, the study also looks more broadly at the impact of conflict on women living in Libya and the current gender stereotypes and patriarchal social norms that shape their roles and
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This policy brief is a summary of a paper authored by Imen Kochbati, Assistant at the Faculty of Human and Social Sciences of Tunis, University of Tunis. The paper is the second in a series of three on women and violent extremism in Tunisia. The research and papers were commissioned by UN Women, as part of a project between UN Women, the Tunisian Centre of Research, Documentation and Information on Women (CREDIF) and Monash University’s Gender, Peace and Security Centre. The views are those of the author alone, and do not necessarily reflect those of UN Women and Monash GPS.
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This policy brief is a summary of a paper authored by Slim Kallel, Assistant Professor and Director of Department of Psychology at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Science of Tunis (FSHST). The paper is the third in a series of three on women and violent extremism in Tunisia. The research and papers were commissioned by UN Women, as part of a project between UN Women, the Tunisian Centre of Research, Documentation and Information on Women (CREDIF) and Monash University’s Gender, Peace and Security Centre. The views are those of the author alone, and do not necessarily reflect those of UN Women and Monash GPS.
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This policy brief is a summary of a paper authored by Emna Jeblaoui, the Executive Director of the International Institute for Human Development (IDH), Tunisia. The paper is the first in a series of three on women and violent extremism in Tunisia. The research and papers were commissioned by UN Women, as part of a project between UN Women, the Tunisian Centre of Research, Documentation and Information on Women (CREDIF) and Monash University’s Gender, Peace and Security Centre (Monash GPS). The views are those of the author alone and do not necessarily reflect those of UN Women and Monash GPS.