News and events

The Foundation - Health / Emotional and sexual life - Morocco

Tangible results for Anaouat campaign against female child marriage in Chichaoua

Created 28.11.2017

In Morocco 40. 000 female minors are married every year. In Chichaoua Province alone 283 female child marriages were registered in 2016 according to Anaouat association for women and children who has recently concluded an advocacy campaign against...

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

Women and the associations defending them: the future of the Mediterranean

Created 22.11.2017

Gender equality is an urgent issue in order to insure peace, democracy and human rights in the Euro-Mediterranean region. The "Euro-Mediterranean Regional Dialogue on Advocacy in the Field of Gender Equality" held in Casablanca from the 24th to the...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Tunisia

The importance of youth involvement in civil society to achieve equality

Created 21.11.2017

The association Jusoor Al Mouatana (bridges of citizenship) works to promote the active participation of young women and men in changing mentalities to improve their reality and their living conditions. To this end, the association has recently...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - Euro-Mediterranean region

Check out our Newsletter for November 2017

Created 10.11.2017

In this month’s newsletter we bring you updates on the projects we support, news about our member’s initiatives, plus a selection of documents and events related to women’s rights in the Euro-Mediterranean countries. We mainly...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Palestinian Authority

Elections are you and I, not you without me, successful campaign by Hiwar

Created 31.10.2017

Palestinian women are underrepresented in local councils although the Palestinian law on local elections stresses that women’s representations in local councils should not be less than 20%. Therefore, Hiwar Center for Youth and Women’s...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Egypt

Badr Association concludes its campaign to defend women's right to inheritance

Created 31.10.2017

Badr Al-Tawayel Association is working hard to address a wide spread phenomenon in Egypt in general, and in upper Egypt countryside in particular, where women are deprived of their inheritance. This phenomenon is due to the customs and traditions...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Morocco

Screening of a film about French-Moroccan activist Latifa Ibn Ziaten in Marrakesh

Created 27.10.2017

For the first time, the film recounting the journey of Mrs. Latifa Ibn Ziaten "Latifa, the heart in combat" will be screened in Morocco on November 9, 2017 at 18H at the ESAV (School of Visual Arts of Marrakesh). Madame latifa Ibn Ziaten will lead...

Network of networks - Education / Professional training - MENA region

Success in the Mediterranean region for citizenship education practices at school: total engagement for preventing violence and to promote the values of gender equality

Created 23.10.2017

Throughout 2017 the Forming Responsible Citizens (FRC) project has been setting up a big community in the Mediterranean region: today the FRC is carrying on its activities in Tunisia, Morocco, Jordan and Lebanon. The project identifies schools as a...

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

Women-friendly cities and gender perspectives on urban policies

Created 11.10.2017

What is women’s reconquest of the city? What is the place of women in the urban space and the transformation of cities? What does egalitarian governance mean at the local level? What is the influence of local elected representatives on the...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - Euro-Mediterranean region

Check out our Newsletter for October 2017

Created 10.10.2017

In this month’s edition we bring you a bunch of updates regarding our projects and activities, as well as the news of our Network members, and a selection of interesting documents and resources that we recently uploaded to our Documentation...

Network of networks - Economy / Employment - Tunisia

Workshop on income generating activities in Sousse

Created 05.10.2017

Between 6 and 9 October 2017, Forum Femmes Méditerranée and We Love Sousse organized a workshop on income generating activities in the premises of the guest house "DAR OMI" in Sousse, Tunisia. The workshop, which was conducted with...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Egypt

Executive plan for voluntary partisan engagement for female leaders

Created 01.10.2017

Over a period of two days, the Association of the Egyptian Female Lawyers in collaboration with UN Women, has put in place 8 plans to execute its “voluntary partisan engagement of female leaders program” which aims to support and...