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Network of networks - Miscellaneous - Egypt

Beit Al-Hayat: A new centre to support released female prisoners in Egypt

Created 11.11.2018

Beit Al-Hayat: A new centre to support released female prisoners in Egypt

Life Foundation for Development and Community Reintegration recently opened ‘’Beit Al-Hayat’’ (Life House) Centre, the first of its kind in Egypt, which hosts women who are released and contributes to their rehabilitation at...

Network of networks - Miscellaneous - Lebanon

The Gender Diversity and Governance Network recognized as an actor of change

Created 09.11.2018

The Gender Diversity and Governance Network recognized as an actor of change

The "8th Meeting of the Gender Diversity and Governance around the Mediterranean Network" was held from the 24th to the 26th of October, 2018 in Beirut (Lebanon). The event was organized by the Basil Fuleihan Institute in collaboration with the...

Network of networks - Types of Violence - Morocco

Feminist mobilization in Morocco to protect seasonal workers in Spain

Created 09.11.2018

Feminist mobilization in Morocco to protect seasonal workers in Spain

The National Coordinating Body of Feminist Associations has developed an Advocacy Memorandum aimed at improving the conditions of prevention and protection of the rights of female Moroccan seasonal workers on strawberry farms in the province of...

Network of networks - Types of Violence - Spain

IEMed promotes a campaign to face gender islamophobia in Spain

Created 07.11.2018

IEMed promotes a campaign to face gender islamophobia in Spain

In 2017 more than 1600 articles of six Spanish national newspapers were examined and analyzed by the Observatory of Islamophobia in the Media, launched by the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) and the Al Fanar Foundation for Arab...

Network of networks - Education / Professional training - Egypt

Training of female debtors in the management of small projects in Giza

Created 07.11.2018

Training of female debtors in the management of small projects in Giza

The Care of Children of Female Prisoners Association organized training on the management of small and micro projects and marketing skills targeting a number of female debtors at association´s headquarters in Al-doki in Giza (Egypt) between 23...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Tunisia

The Chemin de la Dignité association accompanies women leaders in Douar Hicher

Created 30.10.2018

The Chemin de la Dignité association accompanies women leaders in Douar Hicher

The political and public participation of women is today a major imperative for the realization of democracy and the consolidation of gender equality in society. In Tunisia, despite the constitutional gains regarding women’s rights, their...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - Lebanon

Donia promotes women's engagement in environment protection in Lebanon

Created 30.10.2018

Donia promotes women's engagement in environment protection in Lebanon

Lebanon is currently experiencing deforestation, soil erosion, desertification, air pollution from vehicular traffic and the burning of industrial wastes, pollution of coastal waters from raw sewage, and oil spills. Additionally, due to...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Successful X MedaWomen Entrepreneurs Forum in Amman

Created 19.10.2018

Successful X MedaWomen Entrepreneurs Forum in Amman

More than 200 businesswomen and representatives from 23 Mediterranean countries took part in X MEDA Women Entrepreneurs Forum which was organized by the Association of Mediterranean Business Women’s Organizations (AFAEMME) in cooperation with...

Network of networks - Education / Professional training - Spain

The CNJC launches a guide for young people against machismo violence

Created 17.10.2018

The CNJC launches a guide for young people against machismo violence

The National Youth Council of Catalonia (Consell Nacional de la Joventut de Catalunya - CNJC) has launched the educational project "Unfollow a les violències masclistes" ("Unfollow machismo violence"), whose aim is to prevent and address...

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

Mar de Paraules Literary Contest: Women's Empowerment in the Spotlight

Created 15.10.2018

Mar de Paraules Literary Contest: Women's Empowerment in the Spotlight

"Mar de paraules" (A Sea of Words) is an international literary contest of stories and tales launched by the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) and the Anna Lindh Foundation which wants to contribute to the dialogue between peoples and...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Egypt

Awareness campaign on the legal and social risks of early marriage in Egypt

Created 09.10.2018

Awareness campaign on the legal and social risks of early marriage in Egypt

To commemorate the International Day of the Girl on October 11th which the United Nations adopted to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls face, while promoting girls’ empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights, Cedaw...

Research - Miscellaneous - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Nanterre Congress: RUSEMEG's contributions to the collective feminist debate

Created 09.10.2018

Nanterre Congress: RUSEMEG's contributions to the collective feminist debate

In August, the Euro-Mediterranean Academic and Scientific Network on Gender and Women (RUSEMEG) organized the symposium "Stories and Woes of Women in the Euro-Mediterranean Region: Accounts, Bodies, Violence, Money" in the presence of several...