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The Foundation - Types of Violence - Bosnia-Herzegovina

Domestic violence can no longer be treated as a minor offence in Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Created 15.05.2020

Thanks to the efforts of Ivanka Marković, president of the Council for Combating Domestic Violence, and the civil society organisations working with her, Domestic Violence in Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina will be treated as a...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - - International

UN Women statement for the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, 2020

Created 15.05.2020

Breaking the silenceDate: Sunday, May 17, 2020 UN Women statement for the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. Around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic is exacerbating existing inequalities, including those ba...

Network of networks - Types of Violence - Lebanon

ABAAD launches a campaign amidst lockdown in Lebanon as domestic violence cases increase

Created 04.05.2020

ABAAD launches a campaign amidst lockdown in Lebanon as domestic violence cases increase

On April 16, ABAAD launched a nationwide awareness campaign under the hashtag #LockdownNotLockup, asking people to share ABAAD’s Helpline from their balconies along with messages of solidarity. The purpose was to tell women residing behind closed...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Tunisia

Tunisia invited to accede to the Istanbul Convention

Created 30.04.2020

Tunisia invited to accede to the Istanbul Convention

PRESS RELEASE – Council of Europe & European Union Joint Programme – South Programme  On 24 April 2020, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe responded favourably to Tunisia’s official request to be i...

Open Letter by Libyan CSOs to Recommend Gender Sensitive Policy to the Government's COVID-19 Crisis Response Plan

On April 11th 2020 fourteen Libyan NGOs working on women’s rights issues from various perspective co-signed an open letter led by Jusoor, Haaki and Tamazight Women Movement addressed to the presidential council to give gender-sensitive...

Network of networks - Economy / Employment - Bulgaria

Innovations for Social and Labour Inclusion for Migrant Women

Created 24.04.2020

Innovations for Social and Labour Inclusion for Migrant Women

The Power Up project aims the social and labour inclusion of women with a migrant background, by means of empowering and upskilling them. It integrates innovative methodologies and approaches, aimed to empower and enhance the competences of women...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - Tunisia

Tunisia honours the first woman doctor on a banknote

Created 15.04.2020

Tunisia honours the first woman doctor on a banknote

Since March 27, 2020 in Tunisia, the portrait of Tawhida Ben Cheikh decorates the new banknote of 10 dinars issued in the middle of the coronavirus crisis. Known to have been the first Muslim woman in the Maghreb to practice as a doctor, Tawhida...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Egypt

ECWR issues its annual report 2019 entitled Egyptian Women and Access to Justice

Created 30.03.2020

Within the framework of the Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights role of monitoring and analyzing the situation of Egyptian women, ECWR issued its annual report on the 2019 situation of women titled “Egyptian Women and Access to Justice....

Network of networks - Types of Violence - Morocco

Male Violence and Coronavirus

Created 27.03.2020

Male Violence and Coronavirus

In Morocco, the unprecedented situation of confinement could have repercussions on the safety of women, potential victims of domestic violence, and their children, living in isolation with their aggressor. The Alternative Movement for Individual L...

Network of networks - Health / Emotional and sexual life - - Multi-country

Describe your CoronaAtHome

Created 27.03.2020

Describe your CoronaAtHome

Mediterranean Women’s Forum, with its rich network of committed women around the Mediterranean basin, aware from the outset that the voice of women is essential in the fight against discrimination, calls on women to create solidarity networks....

Network of networks - Health / Emotional and sexual life - - Europe

European Women's Lobby declaration on COVID-19

Created 26.03.2020

Forum Femmes Méditerranée, memeber of the French Coordination for the European Women’s Lobby, publishes the EWL declaration on COVID-19.  Women must not pay the price for COVID-19: Putting equality between women and men at...

Council of Europe calls member States to change their legal definitions of rape based on lack of consent

Communication of the Council of EuropeAhead of International Women’s Day on Sunday 8 March 2020, Council of Europe Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić has called on all member states to change how rape is defined. In an opinion article...