Female entrepreneurship is an indicator on both economic progress and ambition and the social orientation of a country. In European countries, local and national actions have been put in place for several years to promote this female entrepreneurship. At the same time, countries on the southern shores of the Mediterranean are putting in place policies favoring the setting up of projects related to women’s entrepreneurship.
This publication therefore aims to highlight the specificities of this entrepreneurship in the southern Mediterranean countries, while reviewing several initiatives put in place at European level to promote and support the development of female entrepreneurship in these countries.
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.