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Practices from the field. Advocating for Women in the Euro-Mediterranean Region

31.03.2016 / Created by (EMWF)

This analysis presents 12 successful practices in advocacy and policy dialogue pertaining to gender equality, developed in the Euro-Mediterranean region.With the aim to foster the transfer of the lessons learnt, this analysis proposes approaches and tools (grassroots mobilization, capacity-building, lobbying, international human rights mechanisms…) to mobilize policy makers and public opinion in favor of women’s rights. Furthermore, the analysis is based on eight components: background, scope and objectives, strategies, operations and activities, partnerships and engaging stakeholders, impact, critical factors for success and lastly lessons learned. This overview provides a tool to outline critical success factors that can be useful for all those actors willing to engage in policy dialogue and advocacy for gender equality.


  • Type of publication : Foundation Production
  • Author : Euro-Mediterranean Women´s Foundation (EMWF)
  • Publishing house : Euro-Mediterranean Women´s Foundation (EMWF) and the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed)
  • Publication date : 2016
  • Number of pages : 109
  • Language : English


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Civil Coalition for the development of Solidarity action (CCDAS)
Tamazight Women Movement
League for Lebanese Women's Rights (LLWR)
Almidan Association for Development and Human Rights
Liberated T
Urban Community of Marrakech
Faize Foundation
Souad Slaoui
Nisreen Alami
Jawhara Association
Young Men Christian Association (YMCA)
Green Globe
Association de Développement Local Méditerranéen (ADELMA)
Transitional Justice Institute, Ulster University
Right and Democracy Organization
Femmes et Leadership
Regional Center for Dialogue and Mediation (RCMD)
Fédération de la Ligue Démocratique des Droits des Femmes (FLDDF)
Inclusión, Ciudadanía, Diversidad y Educación
Fédération des Ligues des Droits des Femmes
Thenextwomen tunisie
Sawt Nssâ
Association Femme et Citoyenneté
Libya Women's Forum
The Entrepreneurs Forum (FCE)
Association Corrente Rosa
Kenzy Associacion for Development
Immigrant Women in Catalonia Association (AOMICAT)
Benaz Batrawi
Le chemin de la dignité
Women’s House for Development
French Coordination for the European Women's Lobby (C.L.E.F.)
Amal Association for the family and the child
Women Helping Women Network-Jordan
Center for Women's Studies in Islam (CERFI)

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