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Gender equality in Tunisia and Norway

Gender equality in Tunisia and Norway

report from the seminar at Fafo, 13-17 February 1998

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Published by Fafo Institute for Applied Social Science in Tøyen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sexual division of labor -- Norway.,
  • Sexual division of labor -- Tunisia.,
  • Women -- Norway -- Economic conditions -- Congresses.,
  • Women -- Norway -- Social conditions -- Congresses.,
  • Women -- Tunisia -- Economic conditions -- Congresses.,
  • Women -- Tunisia -- Social conditions -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEgalité des sexes en Tunisie et Norvège
    StatementLiv Jorunn Stokke (ed.).
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsStokke, Liv Jorunn., Fafo Institute for Applied Social Science.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1792 .G46 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20080411M
    ISBN 108274222199

      The World Bank Group has been promoting gender equality in development since Yet today, in many parts of the world, women continue to lack voice and decision-making ability; and their economic opportunities remain very constrained. The Committee commended Norway for its commitment to gender equality and advancement of women’s rights, but requested further information into possible areas of improvement. Inquiries by the Committee related to the new Equality and Anti-Discrimination Act, cuts to women’s legal aid organisations, participation of women in politics and in.

    Programs like WAP and the Tunisia Policy Circle can go a long way in ensuring women’s voices are heard in the political, social, and economic sphere. Only with women’s full participation in society can Tunisia truly be a country of unconditional gender equality. Nadia Zrelli Ben Hamida is a Bush Institute WE Lead Scholar. Book Description. This book provides a unique investigation into the gender dynamics of the Arab Spring as it unfolded in North Africa. It covers issues such as gender legislation in the post-revolution period, sexual harassment, gender activism, politics and the female body, women and Islamist movements, state feminism, women and political economy, and women’s rights in the context of.

      Press release: Significant progress marking an advance for the human rights of Tunisian women Date: Thursday, Ma The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (UN Women) warmly welcomes the measures announced by the Head of the Government of Tunisia to support the human rights of women. The past decade () has seen a strong development of Tunisia’s efforts, already well under way, to promote the rights of women and of the girl child, to consolidate gender equalityFile Size: KB.


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Gender equality in the Middle East and North Africa is at its best in Tunisia and the country is currently ranked th out of countries surveyed by the latest Global Gender Gap Index. The Governments of Sweden and Tunisia in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and UN Women are hosting the Tunis Forum on Gender Equality in the capital of Tunisia, from 24 to 26 April The Forum is taking place one year before the 25 th anniversary of the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (BPfA), and one year.

Transition” in Tunisia to support equal citizenship in the constitution and to help enshrine the values of equality between citizens in substance and reality. While the first research report of the pervious series, “Equal Citizenship in Tunisia: Constitutional Guarantees for Equality between Citizens,” was prepared during the early stages.

The Gender equality in Tunisia and Norway book Commission was established by a Royal Decree of 12 February in order to report on Norway’s gender equality policies based on people’s lifecycle, ethnicity and social class.

The goal of its work is to lay the foundation for an integrated, knowledge-based equality policy for the future. Norway places second in a new global ranking of gender equality. The new Global Gender Gap Report from the World Economic Forum places Norway second, behind only Iceland.

The equality chart addresses the gender equality situation in countries. Norway and Iceland have held the top two places for several years, with the exception of the Tunisia according to the Freedom House report Women’s Rights in the Middle East and North Africaand so is marital rape according to Tunisia’s latest CEDAW report from Governmental response.

The Ministry of Women’s Affairs (MAF) 16 is the government institution responsible for promoting and protecting women’s rights.

Tunis, Tunisia--The extensive rights in gender equality in Tunisia are failing to achieve their full potential as many women remain unaware of their existence, especially in rural is at Author: Rabii Kalboussi.

Date: Tuesday, J Tunisia’s Parliament has approved an amendment ensuring that women have greater representation in local politics. This amendment, which applies to both municipal and regional elections, includes a proposal for “horizontal and.

Thousands of Muslim fundamentalists protested Saturday in front of the nation's parliament to decry proposals in a government report on gender equality that they claim are contrary to Islam. The Governments of Sweden and Tunisia in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and UN Women are hosting the Tunis Forum on Gender Equality in the capital of Tunisia, from 24 to 26 April Compared with their Western counterparts, societies of Scandinavian or Nordic origins have been more committed to achieving equality and justice and are thus perceived to be more progressive.

Although Nordic societies value gender equality and are even sometimes considered as ‘women-friendly societies’, scepticisms arise regarding how the Nordic model will persist even through the deep. Fiscal Policies and Gender Equality Historically, women around the world have had fewer opportunities than men in education, employment, health care, and politics.

The moral argument for gender equality is clear, and the economic evidence is mounting. Tunisia: Thousands of Muslims demonstrate against gender equality and legalization of homosexuality pm By Robert Spencer The protest was “organised by the National Coordination for the Defence of the Quran,” the book we are constantly told.

Gender equality, besides being a fundamental human right, is. Welcome to the United Nations using gender-inclusive language is a powerful way to promote gender equality and eradicate gender bias. Consultation for the Tunis Forum on Gender Equality Posted on Febru The Government of Tunisia, the United Nations Development Programme and UN Women, are organizing the Tunis Forum on Gender Equality that will take place April Gender equality in Norway: Research, statistics and policies.

Gender Equality Gender Research Legislation Facts & Figures Latest news. Live webinar: Connected or muted. Norway’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide invites to live webinar: Connected or muted?. Gender Equality in Tunisia Article in British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies 35(3) December with Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Amel Grami.

GENDER EQUALITY IN TUNISIA The term of office of Tunisia's first president, Habib Bourguiba (), was in fact a time of advancement and modernization of the country.

Early in his year rule, the president believed that if Tunisians were to build and enjoy the forward-looking society they had been promised, both men and women would be.

2 John Thorne, “Tunisia’s Unlikely Allies Say They Are Ready to Bury Differences,” The National, 6 November 3 Mounira Maya Charrad, “Tunisia at the Forefront of the Arab World: Two Waves of Gender Legislation,” Washing-ton & Lee Law Review, Vol, No.4 (), p.

WOMEN'S LIBERTIES IN TUNISIA “Tunisian women. Nordic countries lead the world at closing the gender gap and, in recent years, have taken root at the top of the global rankings. and policy-makers explicitly support gender equality at work, at home and in public.

Norway has closed more than 83% of its overall gender gap and continues to make steady progress. TUNIS/NEW YORK – Tunisia’s adoption of a constitution guaranteeing equal rights and protection from gender-based violence is a huge step forward for .Gender Equality In Norway: Progressive Policies And Major Challenges Women's Day on March 8 gives us all a mandate to examine our progress, and to reflect on our values, ideals, and plans for.Reviews 'This truly timely book fixates "opposition to gender equality" as an acute research priority.

It deplores the fragmented state of our understanding yet makes great amends, scrutinizing varieties of opposition to equality through a series of strong case studies from different parts of Europe.