Supported by UN-Women, UNESCO, AGFUND and OFID, the UN-Women & CAWTAR project “Combat Gender Based Violence in the Arab Countries”, organized a workshop on “Treatment of Violence against Women, New Topics, New Approaches” 13-14 June, 2012 in Tunis, Tunisia.
The objective of the workshop was to launch the main results of the regional study on “Menopause and gender-based violence: Bahrain, Egypt and Yemen” and to examine the degree of progress in the combat against gender-based violence in Arab countries.
This workshop brought together key actors from different countries of the region to exchange good practices and lessons learned from various government experiences and civil society initiatives.
1. Exchange of information on methodologies for prevalence surveys and qualitative studies on gender-based violence.
2. Presentation and evaluation of national strategies, legislation and services provided for women survivors of gender-based violence.
3. Exchange of new approaches to the combat against gender-based violence.
- Present CAWTAR’s study on Menopause and gender-based violence.
- Multipurpose Centre “Batha” (Morocco) for the empowerment of women victims of gender-based violence.
4. Drafting of recommendations to improve interventions for the fight against gender-based violence