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The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Egypt

NADRF studies how to encourage women to run effectively for local elections

Created 10.08.2017

NADRF studies how to encourage women to run effectively for local elections

When it comes to political participation, Egyptian women, especially those living in rural and marginalized areas, such as Upper Egypt, face huge challenges that often prevent them from stepping into the political arena. Despite the conservative...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Palestinian Authority

MIFTAH supports a fair participation of women in policy making in Palestine

Created 08.08.2017

MIFTAH supports a fair participation of women in policy making in Palestine

While women and youth make up the largest segments of the Palestinian society, their participation in the political life remains under expectations. Underrepresentation of women and youth in leadership and decision making levels severely impacts...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Check out our August Newsletter

Created 07.08.2017

Check out our August Newsletter

Our Newsletter for this month reflects the awesome efforts of equality actors across the Euro-Mediterranean region starting from Palestine where young men and women are fighting against GBV through a series of training; passing by Lebanon where our...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Tunisia

Mouwatinet promotes women's participation in municipal elections in Sfax

Created 04.08.2017

Mouwatinet promotes women's participation in municipal elections in Sfax

Although Tunisian women have always been active in political life and despite the Tunisian constitution which guarantees gender equality, and the recent modification of the electoral law by the Tunisian parliament who approved horizontal and...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Lebanon

Women in front continues its struggle for female quota at the Lebanese Parliament

Created 03.08.2017

Women in front continues its struggle for female quota at the Lebanese Parliament

In June 2017, the Lebanese Government approved a new electoral law based on proportional representation for the first time in the country’s history, yet it failed in passing important reforms to this law, and most importantly the female quota....

The Foundation - Types of Violence - - Euro-Mediterranean region

The Foundation promotes women's role in countering violent extremism

Created 31.07.2017

The Foundation promotes women's role in countering violent extremism

Between the 18th and the 19th of July 2017, the Foundation participated at a meeting gathering more than 40 experts, practitioners and advocates in peace, security and Prevention of Violent Extremism (PVE). The meeting which was organized, in...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Active participation of the Foundation at the Southern Neighbourhood Civil Society Forum

Created 31.07.2017

Active participation of the Foundation at the Southern Neighbourhood Civil Society Forum

Between the 10th and the 12th of July 2017, nearly sixty non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from the southern Mediterranean and Member States of the European Union (EU) were invited, to Brussels, to exchange views with the European Commission and...

Network of networks - Types of Violence - Palestinian Authority

Breaking the Taboos Project

Created 30.07.2017

Breaking the Taboos Project

Jerusalem Center for Women conducted training sessions within the “Breaking the Taboos” project, which is funded by the European Union (EU) and partnered with the Henrich Boll Stiftung Foundation. The project targeted women from Old...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Women's organizations laid out strong relationships for future actions

Created 28.07.2017

Women's organizations laid out strong relationships for future actions

Sixteen associations from the Southern Mediterranean and the European Union participated in learning exchanges on advocacy and calling out to the decision makers. Eight of them have led advocacy campaigns on different issues (women’s rights...

Network of networks - Education / Professional training - Jordan

Bedouin women trained to revive Jordanian traditional crafts and promote it among tourists

Created 22.07.2017

Bedouin women trained to revive Jordanian traditional crafts and promote it among tourists

With the support of the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority, Disi Women Cooperative is currently organizing a series of vocational and artisan trainings targeting women of Wadi Rum (the valley of the Moon) with the aim of qualifying them to...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - - MENA region

Apply to our call for applications for the mobilization of gender equality actors!

Created 17.07.2017

Apply to our call for applications for the mobilization of gender equality actors!

This call for applications aims to identify associations which want to encourage networking and joint actions with other gender equality actors of their territory following a local approach. The 7 selected associations (1 for each of the 7...

Network of networks - Miscellaneous - Lebanon

CRTD-A Lebanon: Advocating for Women's Civil Rights and Empowering Marginalized Women

Created 17.07.2017

CRTD-A Lebanon: Advocating for Women's Civil Rights and Empowering Marginalized Women

Over the last months, the Collective for Research & Training on Development-Action (CRTD-A), member of our Network, has been quite busy advancing gender equality issues throughout Lebanon. In April 2017, the CRTD-A launched “My...