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Network of networks - Education / Professional training - - Multi-country

Directory of Francophone university courses in Gender and Development

Created 23.01.2018

Directory of Francophone university courses in Gender and Development

Where to get a certificate, a university degree, a Master 1 or 2, a doctorate in "gender" studies focusing on public policies in general, and development policies in particular, in French-speaking countries?Gender in Action has identified 38...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Egypt

Egyptian Women: Accessing Decision Making Positions

Created 21.01.2018

Egyptian Women: Accessing Decision Making Positions

The Association of Egyptian Female Lawyers organized a wide roundtable on national level on January 11th 2018 in Safir Hotel, El Dokki. The roundtable aimed at presenting and discussing the public policies paper about Egyptian women’s role in...

The Foundation - Economy / Employment - - Euro-Mediterranean region

A seminar on gender diversity and governance for more equality in the public service

Created 10.01.2018

A seminar on gender diversity and governance for more equality in the public service

How do we measure discrimination against women and strengthen professional equality in the public sector? What is the impact of gender parity in the public action? Between the 14th  and 15th of December 2017, we participated in a seminar on...

Network of networks - Economy / Employment - Morocco

Networking meeting under the theme: Lend forward: how to boost your business

Created 09.01.2018

Networking meeting under the theme: Lend forward: how to boost your business

On November 11, 2017, the Women’s Network for Mentoring organized a meeting to introduce the ‘’Lend Forward’’, a new concept of mutual aid in business, to twenty women from various fields. In this networking meeting,...

Network of networks - Types of Violence - Egypt

Ask your Lawyer : ECWR Launches the First Online Website for Legal Consultancies

Created 26.12.2017

Ask your Lawyer : ECWR Launches the First Online Website for Legal Consultancies

(Cairo, December 24th, 2017) The Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights -ECWR- launches the first interactive website offering legal consultancies "Ask Your Lawyer" . Through the use of new technologies; the website aims to receive legal...

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

Meeting with the 7 associations that will analyse the situation of women in 2018

Created 22.12.2017

Meeting with the 7 associations that will analyse the situation of women in 2018

The Foundation met in Amman with the 7 selected associations following the call for applications to mobilize equality actors at a local level (3rd edition). These associations will study subjects that have a direct impact on women’s lives...

The Foundation - Types of Violence - Algeria

FEC contributed to the provision of a better care for women victims of violence

Created 21.12.2017

FEC contributed to the provision of a better care for women victims of violence

The purpose of the project was to bring out the need for a shelter for women victims of violence in the wilaya of Oran where Algeria’s second biggest city (Oran) is located. In a first phase, the association Femmes en communication –...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - - MENA region

Launching of the Women's Economic Empowerment Forum

Created 18.12.2017

Launching of the Women's Economic Empowerment Forum

As part of the MENA-OECD Competitiveness Programme, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) launched the Women’s Economic Empowerment Forum that took place on the 7th and 8th of October 2017 in Cairo, Egypt....

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - - Euro-Mediterranean region

December's newsletter is out!

Created 15.12.2017

December's newsletter is out!

For us and for our partners, the last two months we´re quite exciting and fruitful. Between the 24th and 26th of October 2017 we´ve organized the Euro-Mediterranean Dialogue on Advocacy for Gender Equality, in Casablanca (Morocco),...

Network of networks - Economy / Employment - Tunisia

Training session on female entrepreneurship in Kef in Tunisia

Created 11.12.2017

Training session on female entrepreneurship in Kef in Tunisia

As part of its project "Let’s dare success together: women of the South, women of the North", Mediterravenir association conducted a training session on women’s entrepreneurship at the Kef Foundation on 27, 28 and 29th of October 2017....

The Foundation - Economy / Employment - Libya

Jusoor advocates for increasing Libyan women's access to formal economy

Created 30.11.2017

Jusoor advocates for increasing Libyan women's access to formal economy

Given the complex economic and regulatory environment and the instability in Libya, business registration is quite difficult and expensive. That’s why many female entrepreneurs and business owners prefer to work in the shadow economy. This...

Network of networks - Economy / Employment - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Empowering young women in the Mediterranean through social and solidarity economy

Created 30.11.2017

Empowering young women in the Mediterranean through social and solidarity economy

‘’Social and Solidarity Economy: A common path’’ was the title of a working session in which the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed)’s Gender Department took part on November 22nd 2017. The session was held...