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Monday, May 21, 2012
Arab States: Feminism and Islamic Perspective: New Horizons of Knowledge and Reform
The event that hosted participants and speakers from Egypt, Middle East, and Europe, had different scopes, one of which is Western Muslim women efforts to be role models working in the field of defending Muslim women rights in their respective...
Wednesday, April 14, 2010
Highlights from the launch of iKNOW Politics in Arabic
IKNOW Politics partners launched the site in Arabic in Amman, Jordan, opening it to millions of new users in a region where women are under-represented politically. Approximately 150 women leaders, political candidates, activists and representatives...
Thursday, January 07, 2010
Insights into Gender Dynamics in Marginalised Urban Communities in Jordan
The Jordan Hashemite Fund for Human Development (JOHUD) supported by Gender Social Fund and Canadian International Development Agency conducted a qualitative study researched gender relations in marginalized communities, using PEER, a participatory...
Wednesday, May 06, 2009
Islamist movement calls on gov’t to withdraw from CEDAW
The Islamist movement have called on the Jordanian government to withdraw from the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) on grounds that the treaty will lead to a myriad of social problems in the country...
Wednesday, March 18, 2009
iKNOW Politics Film: Getting Ahead: Testimonials of Women in Politics
The film highlights the cases of prominent women leaders from Burundi, Canada, Ireland, Jordan, Namibia, Norway, Peru, the Philippines, South Africa and Uganda. In each of the profiled testimonials, women share their personal journeys in politics...
Friday, January 23, 2009
Financing Women Candidates in Muslim Countries
This consolidated response highlights barriers faced by women in Muslim countries in funding their political campaigns and participating in public life. The consolidated response also discusses the impact of existing legislation, political parties,...
Thursday, July 31, 2008
Women, Nationality and Citizenship
This report highlights discrimination against women in nationality laws by examining laws that differentiate between women and men. It specifically looks into the acquisition and retention of nationality of women, including the nationality of their...
Saturday, May 17, 2008
When Women Win, the Country Wins Poster
This poster was a part of media campaign held by women in the 2003 elections in Jordan. It says "When Women Win, the Country Wins".
Monday, March 19, 2007
Towards Political Empowerment for Jordanian Women
This report examines the political system in Jordan; identifies the obstacles and challenges facing women’s political empowerment; and determines the degree of prejudice in Jordanian society towards women's political empowerment. It covers three...
Friday, February 16, 2007
Building Democracy in Jordan: Women's Political Participation, Political Party Life and Democratic Elections
This report is the result of a project carried out by International IDEA and the Arab NGO Network for Development (ANND), aimed at discussing democratic reform in Egypt, Jordan and Yemen. It focuses on three main themes: electoral system reform, the...
Thursday, February 15, 2007
Electoral Processes in Selected Countries of the Middle East: A Case Study
The paper includes three brief case studies of the electoral processes in Yemen, Lebanon and Jordan. It attempts to assess how the electoral process in each of these countries was supportive, or not, of women’s participation. It also identifies the...
Friday, February 09, 2007
Status of Jordanian Women: Demography, Economic Participation, Political Participation and Violence
This report is part of UNIFEM's initiative on Gender Equality Measured Through Statistics (GEMS). It presents statistical information for gender parities and the status of Jordanian women in four areas: demography, economic participation, political...