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  • Mayor Souad Abderrahim the First Female Mayor of Tunis visits The Hague

    11-09-2018 - Mayor Abdulrrahim and director Bano at a Meet and Greet Event co-hosted by the Embassy of Tunis to the Netherlands and...

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  • Embassy Festival – Lifting Global Culture

    03-09-2018 - On Friday and Saturday (31st August - 1st September 2018), the sixth annual Embassy Festival took place at Lange Voorho...

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  • Tunisia New Draft Bill to Equalise Inheritance Rights Men and Women

    17-08-2018 - After years of continuous effort put by Civil Society and Women’s Organisations, Tunisia’s President Beji Caid Ess...

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Focus Countries

Gender Concerns International operates across Asia and the MENA region. Click on the country on the map below to find out more.

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Areas of Expertise

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Gender and Democracy

Gender equality and inclusive electoral and socio-economic practices are crucial for the establishment of a functioning democracy. Participation, inclusion and citizenship rights are just as fundamental to the success of a functioning democratic state as are elections, systems of check and balances and a range of political parties.

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Gender and Minorities

Gender Concerns International advocates proportional representation of ethnic and cultural minorities into Dutch political and policy making structures. We believe that the progressive integration of minorities into national and international representative bodies is the key for social harmony and societal balance.

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Gender Justice in Conflict and Peace

In the last 20 years, the majority of the poorest countries have suffered from war. After establishing peace almost half of these countries relapsed in the former state of conflict. Most post-war reconstruction strategies, which aim to help the whole population in the area of conflict, neglect the uniqueness and different needs of disparate groups in the society.

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Gender and Disaster Management

Women are particularly affected by disasters, according to the World Health Organisation. The account for over seventy five percent of displaced persons, and are particularly vulnerable to reproductive and sexual health problems, all the while taking the roles of caretakers in the post-disaster context and losing their sources of income.

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