|2. UN Women in Egypt is undertaking a cross sectoral gender assessment to identify the gaps and opportunities in its response and coordination with other partners operating on the ground
||The Gender Assessment Study was completed under LEAP 3 during 2020 on 4 sectors (Protection, Basic needs, Health and Livelihood) and the outcomes of the study has been presented for validation at the UNHCR Sub Working Group among other partner agencies and INGOs that works in the field.
|3. UN Women at regional and country level will support consultations and awareness raising on the value of women’s work and equal sharing of domestic work and unpaid care with CSOs, private sector, national institutions, traditional and religious leaders, communities.
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||The regional research on care economy in the Arab States, with deep dive chapters & policy briefs for Egypt, Jordan, Palestine and Tunisia, has been published as a key piece of evidence & with set of recommendations feeding into policy dialogue in the region on promoting recognition, redistribution and reduction of unpaid care, as well as investing into paid care services. Regional and 4 country level launch events & discussions with stakeholders took place throughout December 2020. https://arabstates.unwomen.org/en/digital-library/publications/2020/12/the-role-of-the-care-economy-in-promoting-gender-equality .
In Palestine, work is advanced in challenging norms in care economy, particularly in light of COVID-19 (awareness raising & advocacy, particularly in terms of advocating for shared household responsibilities and unpaid care work, in addition to the value of women’s work inside and outside the household).