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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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CEDAW Association for Democracy and Human Rights
Right and Democracy Organization
Creativity Center for Citizenship and Democracy
Radio Souriat
Arab Women Parlamentarian Network
Université d'  Alger III
Association Tawaza pour le plaidoyer de la femme
Women and Gender Unit – Ministry of Social Development
Faculdade de Ciencias Sociais e Humanas
Fondation Zakoura
Aya Al Khawalda - Independent journalist
Le blog Tunisian Girl
Nisreen Alami
Space Starting Point (ESPOD)
Fédération des Ligues des Droits des Femmes
Cairo Center for Development (CCD)
Association Femme et Citoyenneté
Morocco Volunteers
Regional Center for Dialogue and Mediation (RCMD)
The Union of Feminist Action
Anouar Association
Trajectories for Peace and Development
Khadija Zizi
Business Women Forum-Palestine (BWF)
Egyptian Center for Women'  s Rights (ECWR)
Amman Center for Human Rights Studies
Benaz Batrawi
Ecological Universe for Development and Climate Association
La Presse
Fadilia Foundation
Observatori Cultural de Gènere
Amadal Presse
Tunisian League of Women's Political Rights
EMUI_ EuroMed University
Aswat Nissa

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