This section presents all documents of interest (open resources) in the field of gender and sustainability, GDG Agenda 2030, among other related topics. All this items will have an evident focus on HeIs in the SMR and specifically on the female academic empowerment in partner institutions.

  • “Arab Gender Lens 2019 pocketbook” provides a statistical portrait of the 18 member States of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) through key gender indicators on population, disability, education, inequality, health, empowerment and work.


This section will encompass both internal and external expert collaborations to the FREE Observatory, it being a dissemination platform for gender-oriented research, articles and materials in general.

External stakeholders and actors can also contribute to the strengthening and debate on gender issues, using this section to publish their articles and opinions as blog. For this purpose, authors shall contact the FREE consortium to first subscribe the legal framework and conditions relevant to this section of the FREE Observatory.

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