Contexte Les femmes rurales jouent un rôle clef dans le développement des régions rurales et agricoles. Elles représentent 43% de la main-d’œuvre agricole mondiale, pourcentage qui atteint 70% dans certains pays. En Afrique du Nord et au Moyen-Orient, selon les données disponibles, le nombre de femmes constituant la main-d’œuvre agricole est passé de 34 % […]
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Online discussion: Strengthening the role of women in rural and agricultural areas – obstacles and opportunities in the Mediterranean region
Context Rural women play a key role in the development of rural and agricultural areas. They account for 43% of the world’s agricultural workforce, a percentage that reaches 70% in some countries. In North Africa and the Middle East, according to available data, the number of women in the agricultural workforce rose from 34% in […]
This article was written by Maaref Fadel from the United Nations University (UNU-GEST) as part of the Wikigender University Programme [toc] Gender-based violence is a violation of basic human rights and is predominant in Middle Eastern countries (Sadiqi and Ennaji, 2011). According to the World Health Organization (WHO), sexual violence defines an array of acts, from verbal […]
The media review presents every month a selection of articles from different media sources on “gender and development” issues. the list of articles is regularly updated during the current month. September 2018 1-15 September Zambia aims to connect 1m women SMEs to international markets (The Citizen) Somalia Sexual Offences Bill (Legal Action Worldwide) Morocco bans forced […]
[toc] What is ALIGN? The Advancing Learning and Innovation on Gender Norms (ALIGN) project convenes a Community of Practice (CoP) and digital platform, www.alignplatform.org, for shared learning on gender norms and norm change. ALIGN connects a global community of researchers and thought leaders to share learning on the impact of harmful gender norms and the […]