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Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Ticking clocks - Alternative 2012 Country-Specific Recommendations to strengthen women’s rights and gender equality in the Europe 2020 Strategy
This report aims to provide input for the European Commission annual drafting of recommendations to the Member States in socio-economic policies. The report has been drafted with the input of the EWL’s member organisations and is the first of many...
Monday, October 14, 2013
The State of Women in America
"A 50-State Analysis of How Women Are Faring Across the Nation The role of women in the United States has changed dramatically over the past few decades. For one, more and more women have taken on new responsibilities outside the home by joining the...
Tuesday, October 01, 2013
The role of women in Israeli – Palestinian Peace Negotiations
31 October 2000 was an historic date for women worldwide. On this day, the United Nations adopted Security Council Resolution (SCR) 1325 on women, peace and security. It called for the adoption of a gender perspective and addressed the need for...
Monday, September 09, 2013
The Road to substantive democracy: Women’s political participation in the Americas
The democratic current witnessed in some countries of the Americas during the latter half ofthe 20th century, which led to the overthrow ofrepressive regimes, has brought aboutsignificant changesto the political and electoralsystems of the region. ...
Friday, September 06, 2013
The evolving role of women in Pakistani politics
In Pakistan’s upcoming general elections on March 11th 2013 only 36 women are contesting general National Assembly seats on political party tickets, up from 34 in the 2008 elections.This low number contradicts overall trends whereby a growing number...
Sunday, September 01, 2013
The Policy on gender equality in Iceland
Iceland gender equality act dates back to 1975, the current one enforced in 2008. Iceland is characterised by a high labour market activity of women but large gender gaps. Currently, the specific Icelandic profile in gender policies is reflected in...
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
The gender dimension of the Millennium Development Goals Report 2013
Since their adoption more than 13 years ago, significant and substantial progress has been made in meeting many of the eight Millennium Development Goals, including visible improvements in all health areas as well as primary education, and halving...
Thursday, July 11, 2013
The policy on gender equality in Denmark
This paper describes Danish policies regarding economic independence, reconciliation policies, participation in decision-making, gender-based violence and trafficking, gender stereotype and gender equality in development policies. In the recent...
Friday, May 10, 2013
The Global Gender Gap Report 2012
The Global Gender Gap Report 2012 benchmarks national gender gaps of 135 countries on economic, political, education- and health-based criteria. The Global Gender Gap Index was developed in 2006, partially to address the need for a consistent and...
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
The Effects of Political Reservations for Women on Local Governance and Rural Service Provision
In 1993, India introduced quota-based political reservations for women in rural areas with the objective to promote gender equality in human development by making rural service provision and local governance inclusive and responsive to the needs of...
Monday, February 25, 2013
The Road is Wet with Tears
A brief report on all female African Presidents and would be presidents till date. (Available at: Africa Review)
Saturday, February 02, 2013
The Voice of Libyan Women Project Summary 2011- July 2012
  The Voice of Libyan Women (VLW) was initially founded in August 2011 as a result of the February 17 Revolution. Although VLW has grown considerably since its founding, they remain a youth-led organization and have a strong base in our hometown of...
Monday, October 29, 2012
The Global Gender Gap Report 2012
The Global Gender Gap Index introduced by the World Economic Forum in 2006, is a framework for capturing the magnitude and scope of gender-based disparities and tracking their progress. The Index benchmarks national gender gaps on economic,...
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
The Strategic use of Gender Quotas in the Arab World
One of the most controversial, yet important tools to promote women into the political arena has been the gender quota. The Strategic use of Gender Quotas in the Arab World,  written by Hybl Reseach Fellow Bozena Chrisina Welbourne, explores the...
Sunday, October 09, 2011
The Security Sector and Gender in West Africa: A survey of police, defence, justice and penal services in ECOWAS states
Since 2008, when the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) began working on gender and security sector transformation in West Africa, we have repeatedly been asked for information on gender and security from other countries...
Monday, September 12, 2011
The Role of Parliamentary Committees in Mainstreaming Gender and Promoting the Status of Women
As part of its efforts to strengthen the capacity of parliaments to promote gender equality, the IPU convened a seminar for members of parliamentary bodies that deal with gender matters. The seminar, on The Role of Parliamentary Committees in...
Monday, September 12, 2011
The Arab Quota Report: Selected Case Studies
Debates on women’s issues and gender relations in the Arab region have been going on for some time now. Such matters are often the most difficult to resolve and, in this age of economic and cultural globalization, they continue to create the same ...
Monday, September 12, 2011
The Constituent Assembly of Nepal: An Agenda for Women
Nepal is making a new constitution, which will be a culmination of the People's Movement, and thus must be based on the aspirations of the people of Nepal. However gender-friendly Constitution may seem, it will not automatically lead to an increase...