The photo exhibition of the Euro-Mediterranean Women’s Foundation (FFEM), with secretariat and headquarters at the IEMed, "Women in Action: Ending Stereotypes in the Mediterranean" continues its European tour and will be organized as part of the "Forum of Mediterranean Worlds" to be held on 7 and 8 February 2022 in Marseille (Palais des Congrès du Parc Chanot), France.
"Women in Action: Ending Stereotypes in the Mediterranean" is an itinerant exhibition, the result of the photography competition "Exceptional Women: Ending Stereotypes in the Euro-Mediterranean Region", launched by the FFEM in November 2017, on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
The exhibition presents the stories of 10 courageous and inspiring women who have contributed, each in their own way, to changing mentalities and combating gender stereotypes, in different cities and towns in Algeria, Belgium, Egypt, Israel, Morocco, Palestine and Turkey.
Under the high patronage of the President of the French Republic Emmanuel Macron & Ambassador Karim Amellal, Interministerial Delegate for the Mediterranean, the Forum of Mediterranean Worlds will bring together civil society actors from the Mediterranean basin around unifying and positive themes:
Furthermore, the project CLUSTER, co-financed by the European Union in the framework of the ENI CBC Med programme and the IEMed as lead beneficiary, has been selected to be part of the Project Village coordinated by REF - Réseau Euromed France and the French Development Agency, in the framework of the Mediterranean World Forum. The overall objective of CLUSTER project is to combat social exclusion and poverty among vulnerable groups in Cyprus, Spain, France, Italy, Jordan, Palestine, and Tunisia by equipping NEEFs and women with relevant skills adapted to the needs of the labour market in the sustainable economy sectors.
The founders of the FFEM will participate in the round tables that will take place during the Forum, as well as CLUSTER Project Manager, who will present the project during one of them.
To participate in the Forum of Mediterranean Worlds to be held on February 7 and 8 in Marseille (face-to-face or by videoconference) click here to register for the event!
This platform is part of the Axis 1 "Strengthening the capacities of equality actors" of the Priority Solidarity Fund "Women for the future in the Mediterranean" funded by the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and led by the European Institute of the Mediterranean, in the framework of the project “Developing Women's Empowerment” labelled by the Union for the Mediterranean.