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The Foundation - Miscellaneous - Euro-Mediterranean region

Check out our Newsletter for November 2017

Created 10.11.2017

In this month’s newsletter we bring you updates on the projects we support, news about our member’s initiatives, plus a selection of documents and events related to women’s rights in the Euro-Mediterranean countries. We mainly...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Palestinian Authority

Elections are you and I, not you without me, successful campaign by Hiwar

Created 31.10.2017

Palestinian women are underrepresented in local councils although the Palestinian law on local elections stresses that women’s representations in local councils should not be less than 20%. Therefore, Hiwar Center for Youth and Women’s...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Egypt

Badr Association concludes its campaign to defend women's right to inheritance

Created 31.10.2017

Badr Al-Tawayel Association is working hard to address a wide spread phenomenon in Egypt in general, and in upper Egypt countryside in particular, where women are deprived of their inheritance. This phenomenon is due to the customs and traditions...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Morocco

Screening of a film about French-Moroccan activist Latifa Ibn Ziaten in Marrakesh

Created 27.10.2017

For the first time, the film recounting the journey of Mrs. Latifa Ibn Ziaten "Latifa, the heart in combat" will be screened in Morocco on November 9, 2017 at 18H at the ESAV (School of Visual Arts of Marrakesh). Madame latifa Ibn Ziaten will lead...

Network of networks - Education / Professional training - MENA region

Success in the Mediterranean region for citizenship education practices at school: total engagement for preventing violence and to promote the values of gender equality

Created 23.10.2017

Throughout 2017 the Forming Responsible Citizens (FRC) project has been setting up a big community in the Mediterranean region: today the FRC is carrying on its activities in Tunisia, Morocco, Jordan and Lebanon. The project identifies schools as a...

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

Women-friendly cities and gender perspectives on urban policies

Created 11.10.2017

What is women’s reconquest of the city? What is the place of women in the urban space and the transformation of cities? What does egalitarian governance mean at the local level? What is the influence of local elected representatives on the...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - Euro-Mediterranean region

Check out our Newsletter for October 2017

Created 10.10.2017

In this month’s edition we bring you a bunch of updates regarding our projects and activities, as well as the news of our Network members, and a selection of interesting documents and resources that we recently uploaded to our Documentation...

Network of networks - Economy / Employment - Tunisia

Workshop on income generating activities in Sousse

Created 05.10.2017

Between 6 and 9 October 2017, Forum Femmes Méditerranée and We Love Sousse organized a workshop on income generating activities in the premises of the guest house "DAR OMI" in Sousse, Tunisia. The workshop, which was conducted with...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Egypt

Executive plan for voluntary partisan engagement for female leaders

Created 01.10.2017

Over a period of two days, the Association of the Egyptian Female Lawyers in collaboration with UN Women, has put in place 8 plans to execute its “voluntary partisan engagement of female leaders program” which aims to support and...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - Euro-Mediterranean region

Reflection on women as vectors of dialogue and hope in the Mediterranean

Created 27.09.2017

The "KĪMIYYA Forum. Women Actors of Dialogue" was dedicated to the role of women in creating links among civil society organizations in the Mediterranean. The meeting focused on women’s relationships with democracy, economy, traditions,...

The Foundation - Economy / Employment - Jordan

Concrete actions by JFBPW to promote professional equality in Zarqaa

Created 26.09.2017

Gender inequality in factories in Zarqaa has multiple aspects that affects women’s professional development and engagement in economic activities in this area in Jordan”, says a recent field study by the Jordan Forum for Business and...

The Foundation - Types of Violence - Algeria

INFO-COM Jeunes de Guelma campaign against sexual harrasement in Guelma comes to end

Created 26.09.2017

Despite the fact that law criminalizes sexual and verbal harassment, women and girls are still suffering of this type of violence which intimidates them and limits their presence and participation in public and recreational activities. Early in...