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Network of networks - Education / Professional training - Morocco

Zakoura Foundation among the 15 finalists of the WISE Awards 2017

Created 10.07.2017

Zakoura Foundation among the 15 finalists of the WISE Awards 2017

The initiative ‘ANEER – National Action for Early Childhood Education  in Rural Areas’ of Zakoura Foundation has been selected by the WISE Awards 2017. Every year, the WISE Awards reward the most innovative educative...

Network of networks - Miscellaneous - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Conference: Women’s Voices in the Mediterranean and Africa

Created 06.07.2017

Conference: Women’s Voices in the Mediterranean and Africa

The ISIS Center for Women and Development organized the 8th edition of the Mediterranean Women Forum on the theme ‘Women’s Voices in the Mediterranean and Africa: Movements, Feminisms, and Resistance to Extremisms’, which took...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Tunisia

Call for an advocacy campaign to ensure that municipal elections comply with the new constitution

Created 01.07.2017

Call for an advocacy campaign to ensure that municipal elections comply with the new constitution

In the framework of the advocacy campaign ‘Women should hold half of the municipal council’s seats!’ which is leading Mouwatinet Association (Sfax, Tunisia) in favor of women’s political participation in local...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Tunisia

VFJ raises women's capacities to have an active role in politics in Monastir

Created 30.06.2017

VFJ raises women's capacities to have an active role in politics in Monastir

The Tunisian association Voix de la Femme à Jemmel – VFJ undertook a project which seeks to enhance women’s capacities to become effective leaders and obtain decision-making positions at local level. This project is developed in...

The Foundation - Economy / Employment - Algeria

AFEV analyses how to foster women's entrepreneurship in Algiers

Created 28.06.2017

AFEV analyses how to foster women's entrepreneurship in Algiers

In Algeria, there are few studies on women’s entrepreneurship at the local level. The Association of Women in Green Economy (Association des femmes en économie verte) -AFEV undertook a study in order to bring women’s vision of...

Network of networks - Culture / Sports / Leasure - France

Olympics 2024 Paris: campaign against sexual apartheid in sport

Created 26.06.2017

Olympics 2024 Paris: campaign against sexual apartheid in sport

Due to the candidature of Paris to host the Olympic Games in 2024, the Ligue du Droit International des femmes, the Coordination Française pour le Lobby Européen des Femmes and the Movement « Laissez les femmes...

Network of networks - Education / Professional training - Tunisia

Crowdfunding first goal achieved!

Created 23.06.2017

Crowdfunding first goal achieved!

Good news! The first target of our crowdfunding campaign has been reached! A big ‘Thank You’ to all the people who have participated and continue to participate in our campaign: "One School – One Year" has now become a reality!...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Morocco

Tamaynut is engaged to push women into decision-making decisions in Souss-Massa

Created 23.06.2017

Tamaynut is engaged to push women into decision-making decisions in Souss-Massa

Several structural obstacles prevent women´s access to leadership. These obstacles are of a legal, socio-economic, cultural and individual nature, involving a range of institutional and individual actors. To better understand the situation,...

Network of networks - Economy / Employment - Morocco

Mentoring for young start-ups

Created 21.06.2017

Mentoring for young start-ups

After the great success of the entrepreneurship capacity-building program for women in Morocco ‘Start Me Up – Women Growth in Morocco’ in 2016, Global Shapers (Hub from Rabat) organized on Saturday, 17 June 2017 in Farah’s...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - - Euro-Mediterranean region

16 associations work in pairs to influence women’s policies

Created 20.06.2017

16 associations work in pairs to influence women’s policies

Sixteen associations from the Southern Mediterranean and the EU are involved in learning exchanges to share ideas on their strategies to defend women’s rights and approach policy-makers. Eight of them are developing advocacy campaigns on...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Have a look at our June’s Newsletter!

Created 09.06.2017

Have a look at our June’s Newsletter!

Our Newsletter N. 11 is now available!We are proud to present you the new study about gender-based violence in Marrakech – Safi elaborated by the Federation of Women’s Rights Leagues in Marrakech-Safi with the participation of NGOs, the...

Network of networks - Culture / Sports / Leasure - Lebanon

Performance: No Demand No Supply

Created 02.06.2017

Performance: No Demand No Supply

One of the most striking events of the month was "No Demand No Supply" – a performance conceived and directed by Sahar Assaf in collaboration with the American University of Beirut (AUB) Theater Initiative. The performance was based on...