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The purpose of this guide is to provide access to relevant, diverse and credible research on the role of gender equality issues in achieving development goals. It aims to inform dialogue, learning and the sharing of good practice around areas such as gender mainstreaming, measuring change, legal and policy frameworks on gender and human rights, and successful initiatives from the field.
Women, peace and security – annual review of Resolution 1325
In this update we look at the progress of the women, peace and security agenda in relation to the recent annual review in October of the UN Security Council Resolution 1325. The Report of the Secretary-General reaffirms the importance of women’s empowerment for global peace and security, and highlights that there have been some significant achievements in 2013 including: the adoption of resolutions 2106 and 2122; the declaration on women’s economic empowerment for peacebuilding; the adoption by the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women of its general recommendation No.30 on women in conflict prevention, conflict and post-conflict situations.

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Did trade liberalization benefit female workers? Evidence on wage and employment effects from Egypt
S. AlAzzawi / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2013
Egypt has gone through a period of dramatic, albeit slow, economic reform and trade liberalisation process, with average tariff rates being reduced by more than 50% over a period of 15 years. This study investigates the extent of gend...
Women and poverty: salient findings from a gendered analysis of a quasi-anthropological study in rural Punjab and Sindh
LN Chaudhry / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2004
The report is an analysis based on a qualitative investigation of poverty in Pakistan by means of in-depth studies of six villages in six different agro-ecological zones in Punjab and Sindh. A quasi-anthropological methodology is empl...
Les violences de genre en milieu scolaire, obstacles au droit des filles et des garçons à l’éducation
Michelle Perrot 2014
A l’occasion de la Journée internationale des filles le 24 octobre, l’ONG internationale PLAN a rendu public un rapport sur les violences de genre en milieu scolaire, principal obstacle à la scolarisation des...
Viols en temps de guerre, le silence et l’impunité
Agnès Stienne (ed) 2011
Comment, par quels moyens, rendre compte avec justesse des viols de guerre et des débats autour de ce phénomène ? Agnès Stienne relève ce défi en produisant un dossier dont la richesse documen...
Briser le silence : redéfinir les approches visant à mettre fin à l’impunité de la violence sexuelle et celle basée sur le genre
Awino Okech / Agency for Co-operation and Research in Development, 2009
Quel doit être le rôle des Etats dans la lutte contre les violences sexuelles et basées sur le genre ? Avec quelles structures peut-on mettre fin à l’impunité ? ACORD, organisati...
Les violences liées aux coutumes en RDC
Chantal Mukantare 2010
Comment expliquer l’ampleur des violences sexuelles en RDC, et l’impunité qui entoure les auteurs de ces violences ? La Communauté Millennia 2015 Goma-RDC a rédigé un rapport, réalis...
Les violences contre les femmes en Algérie
2012
Ce quatrième rapport sur « Les violences contre les femmes en Algérie » analyse les données recueillies par le Réseau national des centres d’écoute des femmes victimes de ...
Gender Relations, Sexual and Gender-Based Violence and the Effects of Conflict on Women and Men in North Kivu, Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. Results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES): Final Report 2014
Promundo, 2014
The International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) was conducted in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in 2012 by Promundo and the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW). It is a comprehensive study on men’...
Stop Violence Against Girls in School. Success Stories
ActionAid International, 2013
Millions of girls in sub-Saharan Africa continue to be denied their right to education. Violence and the fear of violence are also critical factors preventing girls from attending school. Action Aid’s Stop Violence Against Girls...
Masculinity, Intimate Partner Violence and Son Preference in India. A Study.
Nanda Priya; Abhishek Gautam; Verma Ravi; Khanna Aarushi; Khan Nizamuddin; Brahme Dhanashri / International Center for Research on Women, USA, 2014
A sense of rigid masculinity, defined as controlling behaviour and a failure to espouse any values of gender equality, leads some Indian men to prefer sons over daughters and creates a tendency towards intimate partner violence. This ...
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