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Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Palestinian Authority

Discussions with CEDAW on the situation of Palestinian women

Created 07.10.2018

Discussions with CEDAW on the situation of Palestinian women

As part of the Non-Governmental Women Coalition for the Implementation of CEDAW delegation, the Palestinian Centre for Peace and Democracy (PCPD) discussed the situation of Palestinian women with the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Egypt

Economic support to imprisoned female debtors in Egypt

Created 06.10.2018

Economic support to imprisoned female debtors in Egypt

On September 24 2018, the Care of the Children of Female Prisoners Association signed a collaboration agreement with the National Foundation for Family and Community Development, which is affiliated to the Egyptian Ministry of Insurance and Social...

The Foundation - Education / Professional training - Palestinian Authority

Fighting against female school dropouts in Areas C in Bethlehem and Hebron

Created 28.09.2018

Fighting against female school dropouts in Areas C in Bethlehem and Hebron

Education is considered as an important factor in enhancing a person’s opportunities in social and economic mobility. However, leaving school at an early age remains a problem, to which poverty and being female are generally associated with....

The Foundation - Economy / Employment - Tunisia

Climate Change and women's economic empowerment in Tozeur

Created 28.09.2018

Climate Change and women's economic empowerment in Tozeur

Oasis territories in Tunisia have undergone major changes in recent years due to climate change, which affects the health of populations and their way of life. According to the UN, women are the most concerned by this phenomenon. To deepen this...

Network of networks - Types of Violence - Morocco

In Morocco, women's rights are yet to be claimed

Created 28.09.2018

In Morocco, women's rights are yet to be claimed

‘’In Morocco, the entry into force of a the law against violence against women seems to be going in the right direction. But many feminists believe that it does not go far enough. The recent cases of sexual assault reflect how the...

Network of networks - Education / Professional training - Libya

Libya: A Charter of Honour on women's participation in politics and peace-making

Created 10.09.2018

Libya: A Charter of Honour on women's participation in politics and peace-making

Jurists without Chains (JWC) has recently launched a charter of Honour on "Women’s Participation in Political Life and Peace-making" which was signed by a number of political leaders and activists, decision-makers and opinion leaders in Libya....

The Foundation - Culture / Sports / Leasure - - Euro-Mediterranean region

The FFEM promotes art as a catalyst for feminist struggle at the CIRFF congress

Created 05.09.2018

The FFEM promotes art as a catalyst for feminist struggle at the CIRFF congress

In August, FFEM organized several activities within the framework of the International Congress of Feminist Research in Francophonie (CIRFF) at Paris Nanterre University. Part of these activities, an exhibition and a seminar in particular, were...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - - Euro-Mediterranean region

FFEM contributes to the collective feminist debate at Paris-Nanterre University

Created 04.09.2018

FFEM contributes to the collective feminist debate at Paris-Nanterre University

With the presence of 20 researchers and leaders of associations committed to equality, our Foundation contributed to the collective reflection on the relations of patriarchy and contemporary feminist issues, subjects at the heart of the debate of...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Morocco

Pilot project to empower elected women in Ifrane in the communes

Created 14.08.2018

Pilot project to empower elected women in Ifrane in the communes

The Tazghart Azrou association has launched a pilot project aimed at strengthening the role and place of elected women in Ifrane province and empowering them in terms of local governance and the management of the municipalities that they represent....

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Egypt

Intensive efforts by Cedaw Foundation to enable women to run for local councils

Created 12.08.2018

Intensive efforts by Cedaw Foundation to enable women to run for local councils

The Cedaw Foundation for Democracy and Human Rights is currently implementing a number of workshops aimed at training women who wish to run for next local elections scheduled for next year. These trainings cover different aspect of the elections,...

The Foundation - Economy / Employment - Algeria

Female entrepreneurship progress in Setif

Created 30.07.2018

Female entrepreneurship progress in Setif

The wilaya (region) of Setif, Algeria, has a strong economic and commercial potential, it is distinguished by a large offer of university centers and vocational training centers. Despite this, the participation of women in the economic sphere...

Network of networks - Culture / Sports / Leasure - Bulgaria

Mobile photo exhibition to highlight Bulgarian women's role in the society

Created 25.07.2018

Mobile photo exhibition to highlight Bulgarian women's role in the society

The Gender Alternatives Foundation launched its first artistic project "Women in Urban and Rural Areas - an Overview of Their Role in Society". The project is part of the cultural program of Plovdiv European Capital of Culture 2019 and is co-funded...