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Gender, Climate Change and Conflict: Mutually Reinforcing Impact on Gender Imbalances in the Arab Region, 2016

The present policy brief analyses the impacts of conflict and climate change on gender imbalances in the Arab region. It shows how conflict and climate change fortify one another, creating a...

Beirut Call for Action: Prioritizing women, peace and security on the Arab agenda

The Beirut Call for Action includes 15 recommendations designed to advance the women, peace and security agenda. They fall under three categories: localize the agenda; promote women’s activism in...

دليل تدريبي مكافحة العنف القائم على أساس النوع الاجتماعي في أوقات السلم والحرب

يھدف الدليل إلى تمكين مقدمي ومقدمات الخدمات من المؤسسات الرسمية مثل: الشرطة، والقضاء والادعاء العام، ومؤسسات المجتمع المدني، والاعلام وغيره من الفاعلين في مجال مناھضة العنف ضد النساء، حول...

Security Council resolution 1325 and its complementary resolutions, and the role of parliamentarians in their implementation

The present guide sets out United Nations resolutions on women, and considers the four pillars of the women, peace and security agenda, namely prevention, protection, participation, and...

Status of Women and Gender Equality in the Arab Region (Beijing +20)

Against Wind and Tides: A Review of the Status of Women and Gender Equality in the Arab Region (Beijing +20)

Although much has been achieved in recent years to advance the...

Identifying the Legislative Gaps that Need to Be Filled for the Application of Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000) on Women, Peace and Security in Selected Arab States

The study concluded that issues pertaining to women, peace, and security were addressed through a legislative framework in the examined countries. Nevertheless, this framework lacked key...

The social and economic situation of Palestinian women and girls (July 2012-June 2014)

The present report reviews the status of women and girls in Palestine over the period July 2012 - June 2014, outlining positive developments in and significant challenges for gender equality. The...

The Arab Consolidated Report on Progress Achieved in the implementation of the BPFA: Beijing +20

The report reviews progress achieved in the Arab region in the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, twenty years after their adoption at the Fourth World Conference...

Access to Justice for Women and Girls in the Arab Region: From Ratification to Implementation of International Instruments

Access to justice is not only a right in and of itself, applicable in all contexts and for all people; it is a requisite for the achievement of equality and human rights. Yet Arab women face...

ESCWA at 40: Working for a Just and Prosperous Arab World

This booklet was published on the occasion of ESCWA’s 40th anniversary. It highlights key development challenges in the Arab region, and presents an overview of ESCWA’s work, key achievements and...

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