This paper was prepared by the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) as a background paper contributing to the Arab Sustainable Development Report.
This paper is inspired by examples of domestic workers organizing themselves in different parts of the world through social and solidarity economy enterprises and organizations which have become mo
This study aims to shed light on the industry that profits from the recruitment of women from South Asian countries into domestic work employment in the Middle East, with a particular focus on Bang
This paper applies a gender equality and workers’ rights perspective to the study of informal employment in the Arab region.
This paper aims to analyse the actual and potential impact of the global crisis on international migrant workers through a focus on four issue-areas.
Oxfam GB commissioned the pilot study discussed in this report in order to understand further the context that shapes men’s gender roles and affects their behaviours, practices, and attitudes towar
This paper draws on Oxfam research among refugees and host communities in Lebanon in 2015 and aims to contribute to an urgent discussion of both interim and longer term solutions to address protect
"الهوية النسائية الجديدة" هي دراسة ميدانيّة في تجاوز التنميط الجنسي لدى فئة من الشابات اللبنانيات قامت بها عزة شرارة بيضون، ونشرت في مجلة العلوم الاجتماعية الصادرة عن معهد العلوم الاجتماعية (الفرع
تسعى هذه الدراسة الى ما يعبّر عنه عنوانها: إثبات وجود تراتب اجتماعي في لبنان يقوم على المواقع المتفاوتة لسكانه من الاقتصاد والموارد والدخل والثروة وعلاقات الإنتاج والملكية.
The human rights situation in the Syrian Arab Republic has deteriorated significantly since November 2011, causing further suffering to the Syrian people.
Over 57,000 displaced Syrians are receiving protection and assistance in Lebanon through the efforts of the Government of Lebanon and UN and NGO partners.
This study, supported by UNFPA, assessed the reproductive health and gender-based violence among displaced Syrian women in Lebanon between July and September 2012.
Disability & Vulnerability Focal Point (DVFP) have been developed based on the observation that one of the greatest difficulties following a crisis is not only to identify and to access to vuln
Executive Briefing for Analyses of the Construction, Service Sector and Agricultural Labor Systems