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Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Palestinian Authority

Campaign in Jericho and Hebron to end the justification of GBV

Created 03.12.2018

Campaign in Jericho and Hebron to end the justification of GBV

On November 25 and 26, young women interns at the Palestinian Centre for Peace and Democracy (PCPD) marked the International Campaign ‘’16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence (GBV)  #16DaysOfActivism through a campaign...

The Foundation - Economy / Employment - Jordan

Empowering female factory workers towards fairer labour conditions in Zarqaa

Created 27.11.2018

Empowering female factory workers towards fairer labour conditions in Zarqaa

In the factories of Zarqaa, one of the most important industrial hubs in Jordan, female workers endure difficult situations and various forms of discrimination, some are also victims of sexual harassment. According to diagnosis by the Jordan Forum...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Egypt

National campaign to boost women participation in local governance

Created 25.11.2018

National campaign to boost women participation in local governance

The Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights held the first conference of a series of activities that are part of the ´´National Awareness Campaign Regarding the Elections of Local Councils”. The conference was held in Beni Suef...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Morocco

Training elected women for more effective local governance in Ifrane

Created 23.11.2018

Training elected women for more effective local governance in Ifrane

Despite favorable frameworks to equal opportunities in terms of access to political and governance structures in Morocco, women’s presence and effective participation in elected positions in local authorities remain below expectations,...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Palestinian Authority

PCPD launches the Feminist Political Charter

Created 15.11.2018

PCPD launches the Feminist Political Charter

The Palestinian Centre Peace and Democracy – PCPD launched the Feminist Political Charter during a meeting in Ramallah in November 2018, attended by a number of activists. This charter is the fruit of months of trainings and workshops and...

Network of networks - Miscellaneous - Egypt

Beit Al-Hayat: A new centre to support released female prisoners in Egypt

Created 11.11.2018

Beit Al-Hayat: A new centre to support released female prisoners in Egypt

Life Foundation for Development and Community Reintegration recently opened ‘’Beit Al-Hayat’’ (Life House) Centre, the first of its kind in Egypt, which hosts women who are released and contributes to their rehabilitation at...

Network of networks - Miscellaneous - Lebanon

The Gender Diversity and Governance Network recognized as an actor of change

Created 09.11.2018

The Gender Diversity and Governance Network recognized as an actor of change

The "8th Meeting of the Gender Diversity and Governance around the Mediterranean Network" was held from the 24th to the 26th of October, 2018 in Beirut (Lebanon). The event was organized by the Basil Fuleihan Institute in collaboration with the...

Network of networks - Types of Violence - Morocco

Feminist mobilization in Morocco to protect seasonal workers in Spain

Created 09.11.2018

Feminist mobilization in Morocco to protect seasonal workers in Spain

The National Coordinating Body of Feminist Associations has developed an Advocacy Memorandum aimed at improving the conditions of prevention and protection of the rights of female Moroccan seasonal workers on strawberry farms in the province of...

Network of networks - Types of Violence - Spain

IEMed promotes a campaign to face gender islamophobia in Spain

Created 07.11.2018

IEMed promotes a campaign to face gender islamophobia in Spain

In 2017 more than 1600 articles of six Spanish national newspapers were examined and analyzed by the Observatory of Islamophobia in the Media, launched by the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) and the Al Fanar Foundation for Arab...

Network of networks - Education / Professional training - Egypt

Training of female debtors in the management of small projects in Giza

Created 07.11.2018

Training of female debtors in the management of small projects in Giza

The Care of Children of Female Prisoners Association organized training on the management of small and micro projects and marketing skills targeting a number of female debtors at association´s headquarters in Al-doki in Giza (Egypt) between 23...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Tunisia

The Chemin de la Dignité association accompanies women leaders in Douar Hicher

Created 30.10.2018

The Chemin de la Dignité association accompanies women leaders in Douar Hicher

The political and public participation of women is today a major imperative for the realization of democracy and the consolidation of gender equality in society. In Tunisia, despite the constitutional gains regarding women’s rights, their...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - Lebanon

Donia promotes women's engagement in environment protection in Lebanon

Created 30.10.2018

Donia promotes women's engagement in environment protection in Lebanon

Lebanon is currently experiencing deforestation, soil erosion, desertification, air pollution from vehicular traffic and the burning of industrial wastes, pollution of coastal waters from raw sewage, and oil spills. Additionally, due to...