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The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Palestinian Authority

MIFTAH promotes women and youth in decision-making positions in Palestine

Created 23.05.2018

MIFTAH promotes women and youth in decision-making positions in Palestine

The Palestinian Initiative for the Promotion of Global Dialogue and Democracy – MIFTAH recently concluded a project advocating for the inclusion of women and youth in high decision-making positions within the Palestinian political system,...

Network of networks - Economy / Employment - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Meeting in Tangier on young women and social and solidarity economy

Created 16.05.2018

Meeting in Tangier on young women and social and solidarity economy

Last March, a meeting was held in Tangier (Morocco) between all public administrations (Tanger,Tetouan, Al-Hoceima region - Morocco, Sousse region - Tunisia, Campania region -Italy, Corsica -France, and Catalonia -Spain) involved in the project...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - Morocco

Anaouat meets Ms. Mingasson, a senior EU political official

Created 15.05.2018

Anaouat meets Ms. Mingasson, a senior EU political official

On May 10, the Delegation of the European Union to Morocco organized a meeting in Rabat between Ms. Amina Byouz, President of the Anaouat Association and Ms. Irène Mingasson, Head of Unit of EU’s "Regional Programmes Neighbourhood...

Network of networks - Miscellaneous - Algeria

Training on Income-Generating Activities in Blida

Created 08.05.2018

Training on Income-Generating Activities in Blida

20 women from Wilaya de Blida (Algeria) participated in a training on "Income-Generating Activities (IGA)", held on 20 and 21 April 2018 at the headquarters of the association Djazairouna in Blida. This training is part of a project run jointly by...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Libya

Libyan women fight for their civil and political rights

Created 04.05.2018

Libyan women fight for their civil and political rights

The ’’ Why Me for Women’s rights ’’ association recently launched an intensive campaign against the marriage of under-age girls which has become a widespread phenomenon in Libya given the security chaos, the difficult...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Turkey

Workshops for Syrians on women's political empowerment

Created 24.04.2018

Workshops for Syrians on women's political empowerment

The Syrian Women´s Network has recently conducted several trainings and workshops on several issues related to gender equality, in collaboration with Ward Al Balad Forum, in the Turkish city of Şanlıurfa.    40 trainees...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Palestinian Authority

Leaders of Today: Palestinian Youth and Women Claiming the Political Sphere

Created 23.04.2018

This documentary film, which is produced by MIFTAH, tries to shed light on the importance of youth and women participation in decision making positions, particularly within the bodies and entities of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO). The...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Tunisia

Training on the prevention violations of women's rights in Kasserine

Created 19.04.2018

Training on the prevention violations of women's rights in Kasserine

Between the 7th and the 11th of March 2018, the ‘’Free Sight Association” organized a training session targeting 25 civil society activists on topics related to international conventions and key international mechanisms for the...

Network of networks - Miscellaneous - Egypt

Voices from CSW62

Created 19.04.2018

Voices from CSW62

In an interview with UN Women following the 62nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62) held last march, Nehad Abo El-Komsan, Lawyer, Co-founder and Chairwoman of the Egyptian Centre for Women’s Rights, said that in the...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Jordan

Enhancing women's access to decision making at local level in Ma'an

Created 19.04.2018

Enhancing women's access to decision making at local level in Ma'an

Women in the governorate of Ma’an (Jordan) experience vulnerability and marginalization due to male domination within the family but also in decision-making. The clans -groups of interrelated families- support men’s nomination to...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Morocco

How to advance the role of female elected in local authorities in Ifrane

Created 17.04.2018

How to advance the role of female elected in local authorities in Ifrane

On the 14th and the 15th of April 2018, Tazghart Association organized two workshops to scrutinize and analyse available data and the views of number of female elected of different  local authorities on how to advance women’s role within...

Network of networks - Types of Violence - Bulgaria

Plovdiv: GBV Prevention through training on gender equality and entrepreneurship

Created 13.04.2018

Plovdiv: GBV Prevention through training on gender equality and entrepreneurship

In March 2018, the Gender Alternatives Foundation launched a new project "The New Leaders - Preventing Gender-Based Violence (GBV) through Alternatives for Future Career Development. " The initiative is funded by the Bulgarian Women Fund and will be...