status of women

The Gender Index: Gender Inequality in Israel 2017
The Gender Index, an innovative and groundbreaking tool developed by WIPS – The Center for the Advancement of Women in the Public Sphere at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute – can provide broad-ranging evaluation of the inequality between men and women in Israel over time. The Index provides a...
From Gendered Practice to Practice of Equality: A Field Guide
This guide presents the action model of Equality in Action, a program that promotes gendered change in organizations by providing tools for social action that is empowering. These tools make it possible to change the rules of the game in the organizations themselves so that they become respectful,...
The Gender Index: Gender Inequality in Israel 2015
The Gender Index, an innovative tool developed by WIPS – The Center for the Advancement of Women in the Public Sphere, serves to evaluate gender inequality in Israel across a spectrum of fields over time. The 2015 Gender Index is based on the calculation of gender inequality in Israel in eleven...
Women, Peace, and Security: United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 in the Israeli Context
Resolution 1325 is the first of seven resolutions dealing with women, peace, and security that were passed by the United Nations Security Council between 2000 and 2013. This series of resolutions is a historic attempt to integrate gender perspectives into the work of international organizations,...
Implementing and Monitoring National Action Plans: Strategies of Women’s Organizations
The United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 is a landmark decision, made in 2000, that for the first time calls for equal representation of women in key decision-making bodies, their participation in processes of conflict resolution and peace arrangements, protection of women and girls from...
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“The Gender Index forces us to ask a new question – not what needs to be done to advance the status of women, but what needs to be done to achieve gender equality. This new question begs the design of a new strategy.” Prof. Naomi Chazan, co-director of WIPS and Dean of the School of Government and...
The Gender Index Gender Inequality in Israel 2013
The Gender Index, the result of innovative and groundbreaking development by the Center for the Advancement of Women in the Public Sphere (WIPS) at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, is a tool for broad evaluation of the level of inequality between men and women in Israel over time. It provides a...
A rocky road: Arab women as political leaders in Israel
This book discusses the increase in Arab women's participation in local and national politics. It is a pioneering study that documents the phenomenon and analyzes it in the context of the unique sociopolitical status of the Arabs in Israel. Dr. Khawla Abu-Baker presents the stories of several Arab...

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