PUBLICATIONS

 
 

Available Publications (see below):
Where Do Arab Women Stand in the Development Process?
Women and Men in the Arab Region: A Statistical Portrait
Women and Men in Algeria: A Statistical Portrait
Women and Men in Algeria: A Statistical Portrait (Arabic)
Women and Men in Egypt: A Statistical Portrait (Updated Version)
Women and Men in Egypt: A Statistical Portrait
Women and Men in Jordan: A Statistical Portrait
Women and Men in Lebanon: A Statistical Portrait
Women and Men in Palestine: A Statistical Portrait
Women and Men in the Syrian Arab Republic: A Statistical Portrait
Women and Men in Tunisia: A Statistical Portrait
Women and Men in Yemen: A Statistical Portrait
Women and Men in the Arab Countries: Education
Women and Men in the Arab Countries: Employment

Details:
 

Where Do Arab Women Stand in the Development Process?
E/ESCWA/SDD/2004/Booklet.1
(English)

 

 

Women & Men in the Arab Region: A Statistical Portrait 2000
Part1| Part2| Part3
E/ESCWA/STAT/1999/11
This publication is the outcome of the First and Second Regional Workshops that occurred under the umbrella of the Development of National Gender Statistics Programmes in the Arab Countries.  It offers a general statistical portrait of the situation of women relative to that of men in the Arab region, with the objective of increasing awareness, promoting change and ensuring gender equality.  Subject areas include: population, mortality, reproduction, family, and the labour force, as well as education. (English, 57 pgs)

 

Women and Men in Algeria: A Statistical Portrait
E/ESCWA/SDD/2003/21
English version of the original Arabic document, providing trend analysis of the Algerian population by gender in various domains of life for the period 1962-1997. Analysis is presented by area of residence and across different social strata, such as the economically active, unemployed, housing characteristics and household headship. (English, 93 pgs)

 

Women and Men in Algeria: A Statistical Portrait
Commissioned by the National Centre of Studies and Analyses for Planning (CENEAP), the report highlights the scale and scope of gender inequality in Algeria through various indicators.  It also reveals the gaps and deficiencies present in the production of gender statistics.  The report provides gender disaggregated statistics in the following areas: demographics and households, economic activity, education and training, as well as health and social security.  The legal status of women is also examined. (Arabic, 84 pgs & French, 187 pgs)

 

Women and Men in Egypt: A Statistical Portrait (Updated Version)
E/ESCWA/SDD/2003/30
Based on the original Arabic document, this publication contains updated information where possible addressing gender issues in Egyptian society. The booklet contains a wealth of information and data useful for policy makers and researchers interested in gender equality and women's empowerment. (English, 87 pgs)

 

Women and Men in Egypt: A Statistical Portrait
This report was produced in Arabic by the National Planning Institute and the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) in collaboration with the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).  It highlights the most salient aspects in Egyptian demographics and socio-economic life, such as the prevalence of female illiteracy, rise in female unemployment, concentration of female workers employed in agriculture and services sectors, as well as the decline in female political participation. (Arabic, 130 pgs)

 

Women and Men in Jordan: A Statistical Portrait
Produced with funding from the UNDP and the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), this report is the first of its kind to be released by the Central Bureau of Statistics in Jordan.  The report focuses on the main socio-economic and developmental aspects of Jordanian society, bringing to the forefront existing gender gaps.  Areas covered include: population and households, work and economic activity, health and reproduction, as well as internal migration and public utilities. (Arabic, 189 pgs)

 

Women and Men in Lebanon: A Statistical Portrait
E/ESCWA/STAT/2002/1
This study is based on a national publication (in Arabic) originally implemented through the joint efforts of several agencies, including the Lebanese Women's Affairs, the Central Administration of Statistics and the Ministry of Social Affairs, with the participation of several United Nations agencies. This publication is the first study to clearly reflect existing gender gaps in various social and economic areas, by presenting data in a user-friendly manner. The publication focuses on priority gender issues that include legal, social, educational, economic and leadership/decision-making aspects. (English, 161 pgs)

 

Women and Men in Palestine: Trends & Statistics
This publication is produced by the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics with funding from the UNDP.  It is meant to serve as a tool for raising awareness among policy-makers of the importance of mainstreaming gender issues into development planning.  In this regard, it provides gender disaggregated statistics needed for more effective policy formulation and lobbying. Subject areas discussed include: population, education, labour and public life. (English, 127 pgs)

 

Women and Men in the Syrian Arab Republic: A Statistical Portrait
E/ESCWA/STAT/2001/1
This publication depicts the different roles of women and men in the Syrian Arab Republic.  It is based on an original Arabic document that was produced by joint collaboration of the Syrian Central Bureau of Statistics and the State Planning Commission.  The publication presents gender disaggregated statistical indicators and data, along with time trends and stratifications by area of residence. Issues tackled include demographic changes, health and economic activity as well as leadership and participation in public life. (English, 100 pgs)

 

Women and Men in Tunisia: A Statistical Portrait
E/ESCWA/STAT/2001/2
This booklet provides a statistical portrait of the different roles of women and men in Tunisia based on the original Arabic document that was produced by the Ministry of Women and Family Affairs. The document portrays the status of women in Tunisia as compared to men by describing gender gaps and evaluating equity trends in all areas - social, economic, political and public. The booklet serves as an awareness-raising tool among policy makers, shedding light on the importance of improving the status of women through the adoption of corrective measures in women-related issues. (English, 100 pgs)

 

Women and Men in Yemen: A Statistical Portrait
E/ESCWA/STAT/2002/2
This booklet is based on a national publication (in Arabic) originally produced by the Central Statistical Organization of the Ministry of Planning and Development in Yemen. The booklet summarizes the different roles of women and men in the Republic of Yemen, in terms of social and economic development indicators. Topics discussed include the legal status of women, population and households, education and training, health and reproduction, work and economic activity as well as public life and leadership in Yemen. (English, 92 pgs)

 

Women and Men in the Arab Countries: Education
ESCWA/STAT/2002/2
This pamphlet, produced by ESCWA, provides a statistical overview of the state of education in the region during the last decade.  The pamphlet focuses on literacy and enrolment rates.  It also highlights existing gender gaps from pre-primary to tertiary education, as well as the gender imbalance in the employment of teachers in schools and universities. (English, 16 pgs)
 

 

Women and Men in the Arab Countries: Employment
ESCWA/STAT/2002/1
Employment is a major source of income for the majority of women and men and a core contributor to the quality of life. This ESCWA publication sheds light on the status of women and men in the Arab labour markets. It also highlights the factors that perpetuate a lifecycle of inequality for women and men and touches on measurement and structural issues affecting employment in the Arab countries. (English, 16 pgs)

 
 

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