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Network of networks - Economy / Employment - Algeria

Standing together for Algerian women's economic empowerment

Created 11.03.2019

Standing together for Algerian women's economic empowerment

On February 14th, the Women in Business of Algeria Association (WIBA) participated in a seminar entitled "Evolution of female entrepreneurship in the MENA region" organized by the Association of Women Entrepreneurs (SEVE). ) in Algiers....

Network of networks - Miscellaneous - Egypt

Participation: A new ECWR radio show to promote women's political participation

Created 07.03.2019

Participation: A new ECWR radio show to promote women's political participation

In cooperation with Sout Al Arab (Voice of the Arabs) radio station and with support from the United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF), the Egyptian Centre for Women’s Rights (ECWR) launched a new radio show entitled "Participation" with the aim...

Network of networks - Culture / Sports / Leasure - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Art and feminism together: 10 illustrators that you should know

Created 06.03.2019

Art and feminism together: 10 illustrators that you should know

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. On March 8, International Women’s Day, women’s movements and feminists across the world celebrate women’s achievements throughout history and call for more political action to...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Egypt

Badr leads a policy dialogue in Cairo to foster the inheritance law enforcement

Created 28.02.2019

Badr leads a policy dialogue in Cairo to foster the inheritance law enforcement

In 2017, the Egyptian parliament passed a new Inheritance law, law 219, giving women their legitimate right to inheritance after the majority had been deprived of it, especially in Upper Egypt where cultural norms and traditions dispossess women of...

Network of networks - Economy / Employment - Morocco

Khatwa: Supporting women and youth's integration in the Moroccan Labour market

Created 12.02.2019

Khatwa: Supporting women and youth's integration in the Moroccan Labour market

The Espace Point de Départ – ESPOD (Space Starting Point) Association has recently concluded the 3rd cycle of its programme Khatwa (Step) which provides advice and support for the creation, management and development of Small and...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - - European Union

FEM EU: feminist lobbying to prioritize gender equality during EU elections

Created 07.02.2019

FEM EU: feminist lobbying to prioritize gender equality during EU elections

In line with its commitment to achieve gender equality, the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) has recently joined the #FEM_EU campaign which aims to push for a feminist agenda as top priority for the upcoming European Union’s...

Network of networks - Miscellaneous - Morocco

Campaigns to re-appropriate the public space and women's bodies in Morocco

Created 31.01.2019

Campaigns to re-appropriate the public space and women's bodies in Morocco

On the International Women’s Day, 8 of March 2019, the Alternative Movement for Individual Freedoms (M. A. L. I. ) has symbolically changed the names of some of the streets of Rabat and gave them names of eminent Moroccan female figures, as to...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Political dialogues to follow up on CSO WINS's 8 campaigns on women's rights

Created 31.01.2019

Political dialogues to follow up on CSO WINS's 8 campaigns on women's rights

Each one of the 8 associations that are part of the project CSO WINS will carry out policy dialogue actions during the first semester of 2019 as part of their advocacy campaigns. These actions aim primarily to promote the campaigns promoting...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Palestinian Authority

Workshop in the West Bank to promote women's participation in public life

Created 29.01.2019

Workshop in the West Bank to promote women's participation in public life

A workshop on "Enhancing Women’s Participation in Public Life and Decision-making" was organized by Hiwar Center for youth and women’s empowerment on 19 December 2018 at the vocational training center of the village Beit Ur al-Tahta near Ramallah in...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - France

G7 Gender Coalition: consolidating women's rights at the heart of G7

Created 29.01.2019

G7 Gender Coalition: consolidating women's rights at the heart of G7

We are pleased to announce that we are part of the "G7 Gender Coalition", which brings together civil society actors from France and other countries to promote the issues of gender equality during the French presidency of G7 in 2019 *. The...

Network of networks - Culture / Sports / Leasure - Palestinian Authority

A series of trainings to empower women in Rafah, Gaza

Created 23.01.2019

A series of trainings to empower women in Rafah, Gaza

The Women’s Program Center recently held a number of training courses aimed at empowering women and young women in the city of Rafah (Gaza Strip, Palestine) and building their capacities in many areas. On January 13, the Center organized training...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Tunisia

Gender mainstreaming in political parties in Tunisia: Good practices

Created 26.12.2018

Gender mainstreaming in political parties in Tunisia: Good practices

On December 18, 2018, Aswat Nissa presented its study "Good Practices in Gender Mainstreaming in Political Parties", based on a desk-review followed by a collection of quantitative and qualitative data from 40 young women engaged on the political...