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Freedom, empowerment and opportunities: action plan for women's rights and gender equality in foreign and development policy 2016-2020
Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs 2016
The fundamental aim of Norway’s gender equality efforts is to increase the opportunities available to women and girls, promote their right to self-determination, and further their empowerment. This is crucial if girls, boys, wome...
Displaced women and homelessness
Norwegian Refugee Council 2016
This report identifies conflicts as a cause of homelessness. Displaced persons, by definition, have to abandon their homes. Many of them have been forced to leave because of targeted discrimination. ...
Women refugees in Lebanon and the consequences of limited legal status on their housing, land and property rights
Norwegian Refugee Council 2016
Understanding the situation for women refugees in particular, including the protection risks they face, is essential in order to develop and provide appropriate interventions taking their perspective and ...
International law and sea-level rise: forced migration and human rights
J. McAdam / Fridtjof Nansen Institute 2016
This report provides a general overview of the international law issues relating to sea-level rise, (forced) migration and human rights. The first part provides a brief accounting of 'What We Know and What We Can Expect', discussing s...
The women’s rights champion. Tunisia’s potential for furthering women’s rights.
Mari Norbakk / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2016
Tunisia is a country in the midst of its post-revolutionary transition, and the status and legal position of women since the 2011 “Jasmine Revolution” is central to this transition. This report addresses the prospects for wo...
Enforcement of water rights
C. Lara Cortés; Camila Gianella; B. Wilson / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2016
In 2010, a UN Resolution explicitly recognized the human right to water and sanitation (HRtWS). But has this international recognition improved the ability of poor and marginalized people to secure access to water? Of the countries di...
Strengthening displaced women's housing, land and property rights in Afghanistan
J. Madzarevic; S. Rao / Norwegian Refugee Council 2014
This report captures the Norwegian Refugee Council’s (NRC) groundbreaking work in Afghanistan, including NRC’s role in bringing greater understanding and visibility to Afghan women’s housing, land and property (WHLP) is...
Life can change: securing housing, land and property rights for displaced women
Monica Sanchez Bermudez; Laura Cunial; Kirstie Farmer / Norwegian Refugee Council 2014
In  many  places  affected  by  conflict  and  crisis,  displaced  women continue  to  live  in  extreme  vulnerability.  They  often  suffer  u...
Evaluation of Norway’s support to women’s rights and gender equality in development cooperation
N. Jones / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 2015
The report evaluates Norway’s support to strengthening women and girls ‘rights and gender equality through its development cooperation. It assesses the extent to which results have been achieved and whether they are in lin...
Transnational land deals and gender equality: utilitarian and human rights approaches
P. Wisborg 2014
Transnational land deals pose vexing normative (ethical) questions, not least concerning gendered participation and outcomes. This article explores utilitarian and human rights approaches to gender equality in selected policy initiati...
Items 1 to 10 of 44

Items 1 to 10 of 44

Freedom, empowerment and opportunities: action plan for women's rights and gender equality in foreign and development policy 2016-2020
Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs 2016
The fundamental aim of Norway’s gender equality efforts is to increase the opportunities available to women and girls, promote their right to self-determination, and further their empowerment. This is crucial if girls, boys, wome...
Displaced women and homelessness
Norwegian Refugee Council 2016
This report identifies conflicts as a cause of homelessness. Displaced persons, by definition, have to abandon their homes. Many of them have been forced to leave because of targeted discrimination. ...
Women refugees in Lebanon and the consequences of limited legal status on their housing, land and property rights
Norwegian Refugee Council 2016
Understanding the situation for women refugees in particular, including the protection risks they face, is essential in order to develop and provide appropriate interventions taking their perspective and ...
International law and sea-level rise: forced migration and human rights
J. McAdam / Fridtjof Nansen Institute 2016
This report provides a general overview of the international law issues relating to sea-level rise, (forced) migration and human rights. The first part provides a brief accounting of 'What We Know and What We Can Expect', discussing s...
The women’s rights champion. Tunisia’s potential for furthering women’s rights.
Mari Norbakk / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2016
Tunisia is a country in the midst of its post-revolutionary transition, and the status and legal position of women since the 2011 “Jasmine Revolution” is central to this transition. This report addresses the prospects for wo...
Enforcement of water rights
C. Lara Cortés; Camila Gianella; B. Wilson / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2016
In 2010, a UN Resolution explicitly recognized the human right to water and sanitation (HRtWS). But has this international recognition improved the ability of poor and marginalized people to secure access to water? Of the countries di...
Strengthening displaced women's housing, land and property rights in Afghanistan
J. Madzarevic; S. Rao / Norwegian Refugee Council 2014
This report captures the Norwegian Refugee Council’s (NRC) groundbreaking work in Afghanistan, including NRC’s role in bringing greater understanding and visibility to Afghan women’s housing, land and property (WHLP) is...
Life can change: securing housing, land and property rights for displaced women
Monica Sanchez Bermudez; Laura Cunial; Kirstie Farmer / Norwegian Refugee Council 2014
In  many  places  affected  by  conflict  and  crisis,  displaced  women continue  to  live  in  extreme  vulnerability.  They  often  suffer  u...
Evaluation of Norway’s support to women’s rights and gender equality in development cooperation
N. Jones / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 2015
The report evaluates Norway’s support to strengthening women and girls ‘rights and gender equality through its development cooperation. It assesses the extent to which results have been achieved and whether they are in lin...
Transnational land deals and gender equality: utilitarian and human rights approaches
P. Wisborg 2014
Transnational land deals pose vexing normative (ethical) questions, not least concerning gendered participation and outcomes. This article explores utilitarian and human rights approaches to gender equality in selected policy initiati...
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