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Network of networks - Miscellaneous - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Women empowerment at the heart of the 1st Youth Forum for the Mediterranean

Created 17.07.2018

Women empowerment at the heart of the 1st Youth Forum for the Mediterranean

Forty five young leaders of twenty different nationalities representing various women associations, NGOs, youth initiatives, universities and student unions of both sides of the Mediterranean participated at the 1st Youth Forum for the Mediterranean...

Network of networks - Miscellaneous - Tunisia

Working and succeeding together, a seminar on female entrepreneurship

Created 06.07.2018

Working and succeeding together, a seminar on female entrepreneurship

As part of its project "Let’s dare to Succeed Together, Women from the South and Women from the North", Mediterravenir organizes, in early August, a seminar for women who have project initiatives and come from border zones.  35 women...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Egypt

A research on radios'role in women's economic empowerment in Egypt

Created 03.07.2018

A research on radios'role in women's economic empowerment in Egypt

A recent study entitled "The Role of Egyptian Radio in supporting women’s small projects" confirmed the important role played by some programs in Egyptian radio stations in encouraging women to set up small projects and enter the labour...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Morocco

Training and advocacy to strengthen the role of elected women in Ifrane

Created 29.06.2018

Training and advocacy to strengthen the role of elected women in Ifrane

For several years, the Moroccan State has made continuous efforts for the empowerment and integration of women into political life. Through many legal measures, the representation of women in elected bodies has increased, and they have greater...

Network of networks - Economy / Employment - Egypt

Economic and psycho-social support for female prisoners in Egypt

Created 28.06.2018

Economic and psycho-social support for female prisoners in Egypt

Life Foundation for Development and Community Reintegration continues to implement important and vital activities within the framework of its project "Towards the rehabilitation and social integration of prisoners with a focus on female prisoners"....

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - - MENA region

Jordan to host X MEDA Women Entrepreneurs Forum

Created 15.06.2018

Jordan to host X MEDA Women Entrepreneurs Forum

Between 2 and 3 October 2018, the Jordanian capital Amman will host the X MEDA Women Entrepreneurs Forum which is organized by the Association of Mediterranean Business Women’s Organizations (AFAEMME) in cooperation with the Association of...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - - MENA region

Book on the struggle of Arab feminists. The case of Morocco and Tunisia

Created 04.06.2018

Book on the struggle of Arab feminists. The case of Morocco and Tunisia

Leïla Tauil’s book, "Arab Feminisms: A Century-Long Battle. The Case of Morocco and Tunisia" dives into the fascinating history of Moroccan and Tunisian feminist movements by bringing out of the shadows the role of women, while also...

Network of networks - Miscellaneous - France

Book presentation: Your Fatwa does not Apply Here

Created 31.05.2018

Book presentation: Your Fatwa does not Apply Here

On May 29, the TransMéditerranée Festival hosted Ms. Karima Bennoune, Professor of Law at the University of California and Special Rapporteur to the United Nations for Cultural Rights to present her book "Your Fatwa does not Apply...

Network of networks - Education / Professional training - Turkey

Workshop on Women and the International law and conventions in Turkey

Created 29.05.2018

On April 24th 2018, Syrian Women´s Network (SWN) organized a two days’ workshop on women in international law, in Gaziantep (Turkey). The workshop is part of an agreement between SWN and the Syrian Legal Development Programme to conduct...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - - MENA region

60 deputies support a bill to help imprisoned female debtors in Egypt

Created 26.05.2018

60 deputies support a bill to help imprisoned female debtors in Egypt

The Care of the Children of Female Prisoners Association, represented by its President Nawal Mustafa, managed to collect the signatures of 60 deputies to discuss a draft law on imposing alternative punishments on female debtors as an alternative to...

The Foundation - Economy / Employment - Algeria

AFEV contributed to the development of female entrepreneurship at a local level

Created 24.05.2018

AFEV contributed to the development of female entrepreneurship at a local level

The Association of Women in Green Economy - AFEV has recently concluded a field project to sensitize 30 women from the municipality of Bouzaréah (Algeria) to entrepreneurship. This project is the result of a previously elaborated diagnosis...

Research - Types of Violence - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Testimonies and hypotheses on the experience of women in conflict

Created 23.05.2018

Testimonies and hypotheses on the experience of women in conflict

On 14 and 15 May 2018, the Faculty of Law and Political and Administrative Sciences of the Lebanese University in Beirut hosted the seminar of the Euro-Mediterranean Euro - Mediterranean Academic and Scientific Network on Women and Gender...