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Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Lebanon

"Maqtoumi Al Qayd - MAQ" - Awareness project to help reduce stateless people

Created 03.02.2017

The "Maqtoumi Al Qayd - MAQ" project is kick-starting a new initiative aimed at raising futher awareness to register new-borns, to help reduce stateless people in Lebanon. MARCH's tour around Lebanon started with a meeting with representatives from...

Network of networks - Miscellaneous - Lebanon

Beb El Dahab: The Rebuilders Initiative in Tripoli

Created 03.02.2017

MARCH is proud to announce the launch of the "Beb El Dahab" initiative in Syria and Mehajrin Streets, located in Beb El Tebbeneh and Jabal Mohsen. The initiative aims at rehabilitating around 90 shops and storefronts in these two areas after years...

Network of networks - Miscellaneous - Euro-Mediterranean region

The Catalan society and the women’s promotion in the Mediterranean area

Created 03.02.2017

The European Institute of the Mediterranean - IEMed hosted the event entitled “The Catalan society and the women’s promotion in the Mediterranean area” which took place on 25th January, 2017, at 18. 30h at the quarter of the IEMed (Girona Street,...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Lebanon

Women in Front is leading an advocacy campaign to promote Lebanese women’s access to parliament

Created 02.02.2017

According to the Lebanese Ministry of Interior and Municipalities, women’s representation in political bodies in Lebanon is one of the lowest in the world. Although the Lebanese government has endorsed the 30% women’s quota following...

Network of networks - Miscellaneous - Italy

Network on Gender empowerment for a sustainable rural development - G.EM.NET

Created 01.02.2017

In 2012, building on the experience of previous specific projects, CIHEAM Bari has launched a THEMATIC NETWORK named G. EM. NET (Gender empowerment for a sustainable rural development). This network has the main purpose of disseminate information,...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Jordan

Building Bridges Association has enhanced women’s participation in the political and social life in Irbid

Created 01.02.2017

The project’s general objective was to mobilize local actors in order to promote women's participation in local councils, in Irbid Governorate (Jordan), especially in Al Koura, Al Qasaba and Bani Kinaneh Districts. This field project was...

Research - Health / Emotional and sexual life - Morocco

Tangier hosted the seminar The making of bodies and the production of gender inequalities

Created 01.02.2017

On 13 January 2017 the Euro-Mediterranean Academic and Scientific Network on Women and Gender (RUSEMEG) organized a seminar about the impact of social and cultural norms in the “making” of women’s bodies process at the Faculty of...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Jordan

Member in the Spotlight: Building Bridges Association

Created 01.02.2017

The Foundation met Wahida Haidar, president of the Building Bridge Association (BBA) that joined the Foundation’s Network in January 2016. BBA works on spreading, defending and promoting the culture of human rights, gender equality, and...

The Foundation - Types of Violence - Egypt

SICJHR leads the advocacy campaign Our daughters are not for sale

Created 31.01.2017

Early, tourist or seasonal marriages are a widespread phenomenon in the Egyptian society, especially among young girls, young ex-prisoners, marginalized women or victims of violence. The period of this type of marriage is usually quite short and it...

Network of networks - Education / Professional training - Morocco

Forming Responsible Citizens project: Focus groups held in Morocco

Created 30.01.2017

During the days of 17 and 18 of January 2017, took place in Casablanca two focus group meetings for the validation material of the new civic education guide for teachers. The focus groups conclude the second phase of the Forming Responsible...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Egypt

New Media News

Created 29.01.2017

The Association Egyptian Female Lawyers, in cooperation with UN Women, finished the trainings in the project of "Enhancing Political Participation for Women – Awareness" in Al Minia. The training was attended by number of NGOs, media personnel and...

Network of networks - Types of Violence - Greece

"You ask me what's wrong, mom" - GEAR against IPV II Campaign "Don't give in to violence"

Created 28.01.2017

Information and Awareness Raising CampaignSubtitled video from Greek to English that students from the 1st Junior High School of Agios Nikolaos Crete prepared in the framework of the Project "Building Healthy Intimate Relationships" with the aim to...