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Network of networks - Health / Emotional and sexual life - Lebanon

ABAAD encourages parenting dialogues on sensitive issues around love, sexualities and the body

Created 18.06.2019

ABAAD encourages parenting dialogues on sensitive issues around love, sexualities and the body

-’’If you have a question, whom do you ask?’’-’’I ask my mother!’’This is the answer that most children would give. But do parents always provide answers, especially if the questions are related to s...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Lebanon

A White Dress Doesn't Cover the Rape Campaign by ABAAD wins the UN SDG Award!

Created 18.06.2019

A White Dress Doesn't Cover the Rape Campaign by ABAAD wins the UN SDG Award!

The "A White Dress Does Not Cover the Rape" national campaign which was launched by ABAAD to abolish Article 522 of the Lebanese Penal code which allowed men, who had been convicted of committed sexual assault, abduction, or statutory rape against a...

Network of networks - Health / Emotional and sexual life - Morocco

Symbolic action to decriminalize the right to abortion in Morocco

Created 17.06.2019

Symbolic action to decriminalize the right to abortion in Morocco

M. A. L. I. Mouvement Alternatif pour les Libertés Individuelles (Alternative Movement for Individual Liberties) organized an action on April 24 in Rabat for the decriminalization of the right to abortion in Morocco. Accompanied by the team...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - France

Women's leadership: a force for peace?

Created 12.06.2019

Women's leadership: a force for peace?

The NGO Humanity Diaspo was invited to participate in the World Peace Forum which was organized by the Normandy region on June 4th and 5th on the eve of the 75th anniversary celebrations of the D-Day. This event brought together peace makers...

Network of networks - Types of Violence - Morocco

Casablanca: Fighting GBV starting from schools!

Created 05.06.2019

Casablanca: Fighting GBV starting from schools!

On May 27th 2019, the Union of Feminist Action and the Academy of Education and Training of the Casablanca - Settat Region signed a partnership agreement to implement the programme ‘’school role in promoting women and girls and fighting...

Network of networks - Education / Professional training - - MENA region

Call for participation in a survey on Women's leadership in the Middle East

Created 05.06.2019

Dr. Elizabeth Sfeir (Universite Antonine, Lebanon) is currently working on a research article on ‘’Social and Cultural barriers affecting Women’s leadership in Middle East: ’’, therefore she has launched an online...

The Foundation - Types of Violence - Algeria

Policy dialogues on violence against girls in Guelma Province

Created 21.05.2019

Policy dialogues on violence against girls in Guelma Province

In April 2019, the Information and communication among the youth of Guelma Association (INFO-COM Jeunes de Guelma) organized three policy dialogues, the first one took place at the youth house of Bouchegouf on April 20, the second at the youth...

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

Check out the winners and finalists of our art contest Drawing 4 Equality!

Created 14.05.2019

Check out the winners and finalists of our art contest Drawing 4 Equality!

Here we have the 3 winners and the 17 finalists of our art contest "Drawing 4 Equality: Challenging gender roles on both sides of the Mediterranean", launched together with the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed). We...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - - International

Updates of the W7: urging G7 governments to tackle gender inequality worldwide

Created 30.04.2019

Updates of the W7: urging G7 governments to tackle gender inequality worldwide

The G7 brings together the Heads of State and Government of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States and serves as a forum to find common responses to major global challenges including development, education,...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Palestinian Authority

Policy dialogue in Ramallah to strengthen women's presence in public life

Created 26.04.2019

Policy dialogue in Ramallah to strengthen women's presence in public life

On April 1st, 2019, Hiwar Center for Youth and Women’s Empowerment organized a policy dialogue in Ramallah (Palestine) on women’s participation in public life. The event aimed at raising political parties, politicians and...

Network of networks - Types of Violence - Morocco

Cinema to combat GBV in Morocco: A new project by Neama Association

Created 16.04.2019

Cinema to combat GBV in Morocco: A new project by Neama Association

On March 30, 2019, the Association Neama for Development launched the "Cinema Against Gender Violence" project, which is being implemented in cooperation with the Forum of Graduates (Muntada Al Mujazin) of Ksar el-Kebir. The Association Neama...

The Foundation - Types of Violence - Egypt

Policy dialogue to protect girls against so-called tourist marriage in Egypt

Created 15.04.2019

Policy dialogue to protect girls against so-called tourist marriage in Egypt

Life Foundation for Development and Community Reintegration held a policy dialogue on March 25, 2019 to review the efforts made by the government to combat tourism marriage, and follow-up on the results of the campaign “Our Girls are not for...