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Network of networks - Education / Professional training - Libya

Libya: A Charter of Honour on women's participation in politics and peace-making

Created 10.09.2018

Libya: A Charter of Honour on women's participation in politics and peace-making

Jurists without Chains (JWC) has recently launched a charter of Honour on "Women’s Participation in Political Life and Peace-making" which was signed by a number of political leaders and activists, decision-makers and opinion leaders in Libya....

The Foundation - Culture / Sports / Leasure - - Euro-Mediterranean region

The FFEM promotes art as a catalyst for feminist struggle at the CIRFF congress

Created 05.09.2018

The FFEM promotes art as a catalyst for feminist struggle at the CIRFF congress

In August, FFEM organized several activities within the framework of the International Congress of Feminist Research in Francophonie (CIRFF) at Paris Nanterre University. Part of these activities, an exhibition and a seminar in particular, were...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - - Euro-Mediterranean region

FFEM contributes to the collective feminist debate at Paris-Nanterre University

Created 04.09.2018

FFEM contributes to the collective feminist debate at Paris-Nanterre University

With the presence of 20 researchers and leaders of associations committed to equality, our Foundation contributed to the collective reflection on the relations of patriarchy and contemporary feminist issues, subjects at the heart of the debate of...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Morocco

Pilot project to empower elected women in Ifrane in the communes

Created 14.08.2018

Pilot project to empower elected women in Ifrane in the communes

The Tazghart Azrou association has launched a pilot project aimed at strengthening the role and place of elected women in Ifrane province and empowering them in terms of local governance and the management of the municipalities that they represent....

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Egypt

Intensive efforts by Cedaw Foundation to enable women to run for local councils

Created 12.08.2018

Intensive efforts by Cedaw Foundation to enable women to run for local councils

The Cedaw Foundation for Democracy and Human Rights is currently implementing a number of workshops aimed at training women who wish to run for next local elections scheduled for next year. These trainings cover different aspect of the elections,...

The Foundation - Economy / Employment - Algeria

Female entrepreneurship progress in Setif

Created 30.07.2018

Female entrepreneurship progress in Setif

The wilaya (region) of Setif, Algeria, has a strong economic and commercial potential, it is distinguished by a large offer of university centers and vocational training centers. Despite this, the participation of women in the economic sphere...

Network of networks - Culture / Sports / Leasure - Bulgaria

Mobile photo exhibition to highlight Bulgarian women's role in the society

Created 25.07.2018

Mobile photo exhibition to highlight Bulgarian women's role in the society

The Gender Alternatives Foundation launched its first artistic project "Women in Urban and Rural Areas - an Overview of Their Role in Society". The project is part of the cultural program of Plovdiv European Capital of Culture 2019 and is co-funded...

Network of networks - Economy / Employment - Egypt

AL TA'MARBOUTA: The key to reducing rural poverty

Created 24.07.2018

AL TA'MARBOUTA: The key to reducing rural poverty

The Self-Development, Interchange and Solidarity Movement (M. A. I. S. ) launched its new project ‘’ AL TA’MARBOUTA ‘’ which aims at reducing rural poverty of small producers and the most vulnerable groups such as...

Network of networks - Economy / Employment - Libya

Jusoor launches the first women business Incubator in Libya - LEAP

Created 20.07.2018

Jusoor launches the first women business Incubator in Libya - LEAP

This summer, Jusoor Center for Studies and Development (Jusoor) launched LEAP, a new business incubator aiming at contributing to the building of an inclusive economy in Libya. Through LEAP, Jusoor aims to create a vibrant community of like-minded...

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...