RESOURCES
 

International Declarations and Conventions

Beijing Platform for Action of the Fourth World Conference on Women

Beijing + 5 Political Declaration and Outcome Document

Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women

Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women
Millennium Declaration
Nairobi Forward-looking Strategies for the Advancement of Women
The Human Rights of Women (reference guide to official UN documents)

 

International and Regional Organizations

Arab Gulf Programme for United Nations Development Organizations (AGFUND)
Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
Centre of Arab Women for Training and Research (CAWTAR)
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA)
Interagency Gender Working Group (IGWG)
International Centre for Research on Women (ICRW)
International Development Resource Centre (IDRC)
International Labour Organization (ILO)
    Gender Equality Tool
    Gender Promotion Programme
Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)
United Nations International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (INSTRAW)
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM)
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women (DAW)
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
World Bank
World Health Organization (WHO)

 

National Statistical Offices

Jordan – Department of Statistics
Kuwait Ministry of Planning
Lebanon Central Administration for Statistics
Morocco - Direction de la Statistique
Oman Ministry of National Economy
Palestinian Authority – Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics
Tunisia – Institut National de la Statistique
United Arab Emirates - Ministry of Planning

 

National Reports

Women and Men in Palestine - 2007
Women and Men in Mauritania
Women and Men in Yemen
Women and Men in Tunisia
Women and Men in Syria
Women and Men in Lebanon
Women and Men in Algeria
Women and Men in Palestine - 1995
Women and Men in Sweden
Yemen Report - CEDAW  Fourth Report | Fifth Report | Sixth Report
Tunisia Report - CEDAW  Third and Fourth Report
Syria Report - CEDAW Initial Report
Saudi Arabia Report - CEDAW  Initial and Second Report
Morocco Report - CEDAW  Second Report | Third and Fourth Report
Libya Report - CEDAW Initial Report | Second Report
Lebanon Report - CEDAW  Initial Report | Second Report | Third Report
Kuwait Report - CEDAW Initial and Second Report
Jordan Report - CEDAW  Initial Report Second Report | Third and Fourth Report
Iraq Report - CEDAW Second and Third Report
Egypt Report - CEDAW Third Report | Fourth and Fifth Report
Algeria Report - CEDAW Intitial Report | Second Report
Bahrain Report-CEDAW
Women and Men in Iraq-2009

 

Regional Reports

Gender in the Millennium Development Goals: Information Guide For Arab Millennium Development Goal Reports English | Arabic
The Arab Human Development Report 2005

 

Current Statistics and Indicators

  Online Sources
  UN Statistics
   

 

WISTAT
  UNECE Gender Statistics
  UNESCO Statistics
  WIDNET (Women in Development Network) Statistics
  WomenWatch
  World Bank statistics
   

 

GenderStats
  Publications
  World's women, 1970-1990: trends and statistics. United Nations. New York, 1991.
  World's women, 1995: trends and statistics. United Nations. New York, 1995.
  Women in a changing global economy: 1994 world survey on the role of women in development. United Nations. New York, 1995.
  Statistical record of women worldwide. 2nd ed. Gale Research. New York, 1995.

 

Manuals on statistical methods (available in Arabic and English)

Handbook for national statistical data bases on women and development. Series K, No. 6. United Nations. New York, 1990.

Methods of measuring women’s participation and production in the informal sector. Studies in methods. Series F. United Nations. New York, 1990.

Improving Statistics and Indicators on Women Using Household Surveys. Series F, No 48. United Nations. New York, 1984.

Training Users and Producers in Compiling Statistics and Indicators on Women in Development. Series F, No 45. United Nations. New York, 1987.

Improving Statistics and Indicators on the Situation of Women. Series F, No 48. United Nations. New York, 1984.

Engendering Statistics: A Tool for Change. B. Hedman, F. Perucci, P. Sundström.
Statistics Sweden, 1996.

Handbook for Producing National Statistical Publications on Women and Men. United Nations. New York, 1997.


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