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Gender gaps in our constitutions

Women and Constitution Conference (2001 Nairobi, Kenya)

Gender gaps in our constitutions

women"s concerns in selected African countries

by Women and Constitution Conference (2001 Nairobi, Kenya)

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Published by Heinrich Boell Foundation, Regional Office for East and Horn of Africa in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Women"s rights -- Africa -- Congresses.,
    • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Africa -- Congresses.,
    • Constitutional law -- Africa -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[editing by Esther W. Kamweru].
      GenreCongresses.
      ContributionsKamweru, Esther., Heinrich Böll Foundation (Nairobi, Kenya)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1236.5.A35 W63 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p. ;
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3359530M
      LC Control Number2004410059

      This section begins by clarifying different conceptualisations of gender—gender gaps in education, gender inequality, and gender measurements—before analysing various concepts related to girls’ education. Gender is a social construct, referring to the ways in which societies distinguish men and women and assign them social roles. "Gender Gap" is a popular Feminist buzz-phrase intended to imply that any disparity between men and women is (supposedly) exclusively due to discrimination against women. In regards to the political arena, it refers to the fact that 80% of politi. The World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Index ranks nations according to progress made in each of these four areas. The report concludes that .


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OCLC Number: Notes: "Conference documentation, OctoberNairobi"--Cover. "The Women and Constitution Conference was organised and sponsored by Heinrich Boell Foundation, Regional Office, East Africa and the Horn of Africa"--Acknowledgements.

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GENDER AND THE CONSTITUTION Many of the world’s constitutions were written in recent times, in some cases following a dramatic break with an earlier system of government, and in others through a deliberate choice to modernize. Many older consti-tutions are currently under review.

Whether old or new, no democratic. The gender gap is the difference between women and men as reflected in social, political, intellectual, cultural, or economic attainments or Gender gaps in our constitutions book. The Global Gender Gap Index aims to measure this gap in four key areas: health, education, economics and politics.

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Gender gaps are pervasive in all walks of economic life. They imply large losses in terms of foregone productivity and living standards to individuals and the. The Gender Bench Book (GBB) is aimed at enhancing the gender-responsiveness of the judicial system, ensuring that judgments in Uganda are increasingly gender-sensitive and improving access to justice for women.

This Book is a tool for judicial officers to use and refer to in the adjudication of cases. gender culture dominant in a society as well as the size of political gender gaps. Our study outlines the cultural barriers to gender equality and therefore informs the on-going societal debate about the persistence of gender gaps.

Finally, our findings also speak to the literature about the way institutions affect political Size: KB. This book confronts what needs to be considered in writing a constitution when gender equity and agency are goals.

It examines principles of constitutionalism, constitutional jurisprudence, and history. Its goal is to establish a framework for a 'gender audit' of both new and existing constitutions.5/5(1). This book concentrates on the gender gap in voting--the difference in the proportion of women and men voting for the same candidate.

Evident in every presidential election sincethis polling phenomenon reached a high of 11 percentage points in the election. The contributors discuss the history, complexity, and ways of analyzing the gender Reviews: 1.

For our first contribution to the gender gap symposium we Gender gaps in our constitutions book delighted to welcome Jane Mansbridge, Charles F. Adams Professor of Political Leadership and Democratic Values at Harvard University Author: Erik Voeten. Our findings underscore the impact of gender and physical appearance on shaping voter decision-making and provide novel insight into the psychological foundations underlying the political gender gap.

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Gender gaps in our constitutions book contributors discuss Author: Lois Duke Whitaker. Latest book reviews, author interviews, and reading trends. The gender gap in American politics It is another aspect of the gender divide — one of the most glaring in our society. Women. Constitutions and gender is a new and exciting field, attracting scholarly attention and influencing practice around the world.

This timely handbook features contributions from leading pioneers and younger scholars, applying a gendered lens to constitution-making and design, constitutional practice and citizenship, and constitutional challenges to gender equality Author: Wendy Lacey. Gender equality is a cornerstone of a democratic and just society, and International IDEA is committed to supporting democratic processes that empower women.

The constitution-building process provides an extraordinary opportunity for women and gender equality advocates to participate in the framing of democratic institutions.

The Constitution Assessment for Women’s. The Size and Pattern of Gender Gaps in Western Industrialized Democracies. Based on research that focuses on gender gaps in political participation among Western industrialized democracies, the “good news” is that gender differentials in one of the most important forms of participation—voting—are shrinking to the point of insignificance and, in Cited by: countries by the year in which the gender education gap reversed.

We then turn to an analysis of the state of other gaps facing women comparing the participation gap - the marriage gap and the motherhood gap. We show that gaps still exist in these spheres in many countries, although there. Other factors that developed the gender gap have been of race or ethnicity, age, marital status, parental status, and employment status.

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The deadly truth about a world built for men – from stab vests to car crashes This is the gender data gap. These silences, these gaps, have consequences. They impact on women’s lives Author: Caroline Criado-Perez.

Still, significant gaps remain. Just 27% of constitutions globally explicitly prohibit discrimination based on disability. And despite high-profile progress in favor of LGBT rights, just 5% of constitutions ensure equal rights regardless of sexual orientation and just 3% extend these protections to gender identity.

tools and strategies that address persisting gender gaps and inequalities in politics and democratic governance. The publication of these findings from our research on gender equality and women’s political empowerment within political parties is therefore an important contribution which parties can use to address these gender gaps.

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A gender gap also exists in how men and women define their ideology. Which issues are linked to ideological identities is Cited by: to the gender imbalance. To our knowledge, this is the first study focusing exclusively on exploring the factors that underlie the gender gap in African mass political participation, assessing the explanatory power of both individual and contextual determinants of participation, and of gender variation in their distributions and effects.

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gender gaps, reviews public policies targeting gender inequality, and offers key policy recommendations. A feminist government, but gender gaps remain Canada’s current government has declared itself as feminist and has sought to advance the cause of gender equality through the use of its pioneering tool Gender-Based Analysis Plus (GBA+).File Size: KB.

Tunisia: Equality in Gender and Constitution the legal systems still suffer from several gaps. What is most important and serious is that society still has many pockets of resistance advocating for inequality through 2 Ref.

Tahar Haddad’s book: “Our Woman in Sharia and Society” 4. The collaborative elaboration of the ABC for a Gender Sensitive Constitution highlighted the crucial role of constitutions, the role played by women’s rights activists in political transformation processes and the major force they represent for democratic change.

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industry gender gaps that continue to be widespread in most industries today, aggravating hiring processes and future workforce planning due to a more restricted talent pool. As industries prepare to adapt to disruptive change, tackling gender gaps could also unlock new opportunities for growth.

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The book summarizes prominent gender budgeting initiatives in more than 80 countries. employment, and health care, and less political representation. Many global gender gaps have narrowed in recent decades, particularly in education enrollment.

and Rwanda mandate gender budgeting in their constitutions. Furthermore, our survey. Feminists and the Gender Gap Article (PDF Available) in The Journal of Politics 50(04) - November with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Pamela Johnston Conover.

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Figure 2 correlates the number of legal gender differences based on the methodology developed in World Bank (), which captures 47 legal gender differences in the five areas above indicated, with female to male LFP rates. 13 On the one hand, countries in MENA and SA, the world's regions with the largest gender gaps in LFP, are also the Author: Annamaria Milazzo, Markus Goldstein.

Assessment of the evidence of links between gender equality, peacebuilding and statebuilding iii Executive summary This report provides an overview of the knowledge base on gender-sensitive approaches to peacebuilding and statebuilding in fragile and conflict-affected situations (FCAS).

It uses systematic principles of enquiry to assess. The voting gender gap typically pdf to the difference in the percentage of men and women voting for a particular candidate. Pdf is calculated by subtracting the percentage of women supporting a candidate from the percentage of men supporting a candidate (e.g., if 55 percent of men support a candidate and 44 percent of women support the same candidate, there is an 11 .International differences in gender gaps are summarized in figurewhich gives gender earnings download pdf adjusted for hours for ten industrialized countries on the basis of our micro-data files for each country.

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The United Nation’s Girl Education Initiative identified it as one of the five challenges towardsCited by: 7.