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Network of networks - Education / Professional training - Jordan

Bedouin women trained to revive Jordanian traditional crafts and promote it among tourists

Created 22.07.2017

With the support of the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority, Disi Women Cooperative is currently organizing a series of vocational and artisan trainings targeting women of Wadi Rum (the valley of the Moon) with the aim of qualifying them to...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - MENA region

Apply to our call for applications for the mobilization of gender equality actors!

Created 17.07.2017

This call for applications aims to identify associations which want to encourage networking and joint actions with other gender equality actors of their territory following a local approach. The 7 selected associations (1 for each of the 7...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - Euro-Mediterranean region

Take a look at the new design for our newsletter!

Created 11.07.2017

This July, we are proud to present a new design for our newsletter. Check it out in the following link and let us know what you think. We hope you like it!Though summer is already here, last month has been full of activities, new reports and...

Network of networks - Education / Professional training - Morocco

The 2016 anual report of Zakoura Foundation is online

Created 10.07.2017

The Zakoura Foundation, which is engaged in deploying programs in response to the growing needs in the communities, coordinated 159 programs and activities which have benefited 7668 children, youth and women in 2016. The foundation has also expanded...

Network of networks - Education / Professional training - Morocco

Zakoura Foundation among the 15 finalists of the WISE Awards 2017

Created 10.07.2017

The initiative ‘ANEER – National Action for Early Childhood Education  in Rural Areas’ of Zakoura Foundation has been selected by the WISE Awards 2017.Every year, the WISE Awards reward the most innovative educative...

Network of networks - Miscellaneous - Euro-Mediterranean region

Conference: Women’s Voices in the Mediterranean and Africa

Created 06.07.2017

The ISIS Center for Women and Development organized the 8th edition of the Mediterranean Women Forum on the theme ‘Women’s Voices in the Mediterranean and Africa: Movements, Feminisms, and Resistance to Extremisms’, which took...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Tunisia

Call for an advocacy campaign to ensure that municipal elections comply with the new constitution

Created 01.07.2017

In the framework of the advocacy campaign ‘Women should hold half of the municipal council’s seats!’ which is leading Mouwatinet Association (Sfax, Tunisia) in favor of women’s political participation in local...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Tunisia

VFJ raises women’s capacities to have an active role in politics in Monastir

Created 30.06.2017

The Tunisian association Voix de la Femme à Jemmel – VFJ undertook a project which seeks to enhance women’s capacities to become effective leaders and obtain decision-making positions at local level. This project is developed in...

The Foundation - Economy / Employment - Algeria

AFEV analyses how to foster women’s entrepreneurship in Algiers

Created 28.06.2017

In Algeria, there are few studies on women’s entrepreneurship at the local level. The Association of Women in Green Economy (Association des femmes en économie verte) -AFEV undertook a study in order to bring women’s vision of their...

Network of networks - Culture / Sports / Leasure - France

Olympics 2024 Paris: campaign against sexual apartheid in sport

Created 26.06.2017

Due to the candidature of Paris to host the Olympic Games in 2024, the Ligue du Droit International des femmes, the Coordination Française pour le Lobby Européen des Femmes and the Movement « Laissez les femmes...

Network of networks - Education / Professional training - Tunisia

Crowdfunding first goal achieved!

Created 23.06.2017

Good news! The first target of our crowdfunding campaign has been reached! A big ‘Thank You’ to all the people who have participated and continue to participate in our campaign: "One School – One Year" has now become a reality!...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Morocco

Tamaynut is engaged to push women into decision-making decisions in Souss-Massa

Created 23.06.2017

Several structural obstacles prevent women´s access to leadership. These obstacles are of a legal, socio-economic, cultural and individual nature, involving a range of institutional and individual actors.To better understand the situation,...