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Network of networks - Types of Violence - Palestinian Authority

Breaking the Taboos

Created 25.02.2017

WATCH out Jerusalem Center for Women latest video an Advocacy campaign against Gender Based Violence Against Women it was one of our accomplishment and impact of the project " Advancing the Rights of Vulnerable Palestinian Women and Children in East...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Egypt

For an effective women’s participation in local councils in Luxor

Created 24.02.2017

The Egyptian constitution recognises that women have the same rights as men to participate in decision-making positions, and its article 180 grants women a quarter of the seats in the local councils. Despite of this, there is a need to enhance...

Network of networks - Economy / Employment - Spain

Towards gender equality through mobile pones

Created 23.02.2017

Technology is a male-dominated industry. Not only are tech start-ups mostly run and managed by men, but access to technological devices such as mobile phones is much more limited for women in areas of Asia and Africa than it is for men. During the...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - Morocco

Environmental policies must take into account rural women’s living conditions

Created 23.02.2017

The 22nd Conference of the Parties to the Convention of the United Nations about Climate Change (COP 22) was held in Marrakech, Morocco, from 7 to 18 November 2016. At the summit, different issues about climate change were on the agenda,...

Network of networks - Economy / Employment - Egypt

ECWR condemns the Salafists’ attack on the appointment of a female governor in El-Beheira Governorate ... ECWR Calls for stopping to Test Their Political Power on behalf Egyptian Women

Created 23.02.2017

(Cairo Feb 20th, 2017) ECWR expresses its strong dissatisfaction at the Salafist movement stance rejecting the appointment of a woman in the position of governor. The Salafists attempt to use the Islamic religion to manipulate the feelings of the...

Network of networks - Education / Professional training - Egypt

Gender Club in Upper Egypt

Created 22.02.2017

El Mehwar Association is preparing to start the third step in Gender Club in Upper Egypt 2017, new places (Beni Souif ) besids Luxor- Asyuit- Minya in Upper Egypt. The participants learn how to facilitate the concepts of Gender Women's Empowement....

The Foundation - Types of Violence - Morocco

Launching of Anaouat’s campaign against underage marriages in Chichaoua

Created 21.02.2017

Under the slogan ‘In Morocco 40. 000 female minors are married every year: Our daughters in danger’, the Anaouat association for women and children has begun a campaign aimed at reducing the number of underage marriages in 3 rural...

Network of networks - Health / Emotional and sexual life - Israel

Urgent help for women without status

Created 21.02.2017

At Isha L’Isha - Haifa Feminist Center, we support and accompany women who need assistance in pregnancy termination. Today, following advocacy work we were involved in, pregnancy termination is included in the medical basket (up to the age of 33)....

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Palestinian Authority

Dialogue Session with an official held at AlZweideen Bedouin community South of Hebron

Created 21.02.2017

ADWAR continues implementing the activities of the project (Empowering Bedouin women in decision-making and accountability within local council’s), funded by the Netherland representative, in partnership with local Bedouin counsels, the ministry of...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Palestinian Authority

Social and Political Roles of Bedouin Women

Created 21.02.2017

Roles for Social Change Association-ADWAR held the first radio episode entitled” social and political roles of Bedouin women in local community” in cooperation with Oroba media network. The episode was hosted by the journalist Hamzeh Siouri with...

Network of networks - Culture / Sports / Leasure - Spain

‘HerSelves’ exhibition about the female figure in contemporary society

Created 10.02.2017

The Blueproject Foundation presents “HerSelves”, the first collective exhibition held in the Sala Project (Barcelona), which will be on show from the December 14th 2016 to February 26th 2017. The exhibition, curated by the Foundation's creative...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Lebanon

“Know your rights” booklet

Created 03.02.2017

MARCH designed a “Know your rights” booklet where you can learn more about the “Loopholes in the Lebanese Censorship System” on movies, music, theater, TV, the press etc.