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Council of Europe calls member States to change their legal definitions of rape based on lack of consent

Communication of the Council of EuropeAhead of International Women’s Day on Sunday 8 March 2020, Council of Europe Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić has called on all member states to change how rape is defined. In an opinion article...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - - European Union

European Commission's Gender Equality Strategy 2020-2025

Created 11.03.2020

On March 5, the European Commission presented its strategy for equality between women and men in Europe. While the EU is a global leader in gender equality and has made significant progress in the last decades, gender-based violence and stereotypes...

The Foundation - Culture / Sports / Leasure - Spain

Our Illustration Exhibition Drawing 4 Equality at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Created 10.03.2020

From the Ateneu L’Harmonia, our illustration Exhibition Drawing 4 Equality: Challenging gender roles on both sides of the Mediterranean moves to the Facultat de Traducció i d’Interpretació de la Universitat...

Network of networks - Miscellaneous - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Soukaina Bouraoui in charge of a mission at the Francophone Network of Women Leaders in Higher Education and Research

Created 04.03.2020

Soukaina Bouraoui in charge of a mission at the Francophone Network of Women Leaders in Higher Education and Research

Soukaina Bouraoui has been elected President of the Scientific Committee of the Francophone Network of Women Leaders in Higher Education and Research (RESUFF) in 2019. She is the executive director of the Centre of Arab Women for Training and...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Tunisia

Women parliamentarians in the MENA region on confronting VAW and on changing policies

Created 04.03.2020

Women parliamentarians in the MENA region on confronting VAW and on changing policies

On February 26 and 27, the Forum on Women parliamentarians in the Middle East and North Africa took place in Tunis, organized by the Centre of Arab Women for Training and Research, CAWTAR, the Canadian Federal Forum and the Canadian Embassy....

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Union for the Mediterranean launches new regional mechanism to monitor gender equality in the area

Created 04.03.2020

Union for the Mediterranean launches new regional mechanism to monitor gender equality in the area

Barcelona, 2 March 2020The Union for the Mediterranean embraces the celebration of the International Women’s Day with the implementation of projects and initiatives in the framework of its regional agenda for women’s empowerment. UfM M...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Campaign: Outstanding Euro-Mediterranean Women Nominations

Created 03.03.2020

Campaign: Outstanding Euro-Mediterranean Women Nominations

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the Euro-Mediterranean Women’s Foundation launches a campaign to name and give visibility to outstanding women and girls of the Euro-Mediterranean area who are making an impact on their...

Network of networks - Culture / Sports / Leasure - France

Coeur de Femmes - 4 and 5 March 2020 in Marseille

Created 03.03.2020

Coeur de Femmes is a time for meeting, sharing, discovering know-how and the possibilities of creation. A place for debate on the situation of women in the world. A citizen’s space. During this event organized by Forum Femmes...

Network of networks - Types of Violence - Morocco

SURVEY: Violence against women in intimate relationships in Morocco

Created 14.01.2020

SURVEY: Violence against women in intimate relationships in Morocco

Do you know women in Morocco who have suffered violence from an intimate partner? We want to listen to these stories!This survey is part of an action research carried out by a network of women’s rights associations across the country, which...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Bulgaria

Milena Kadieva wins one of the Women in Action 2019 European Awards

Created 10.12.2019

Milena Kadieva wins one of the Women in Action 2019 European Awards

On December 4th, the human rights lawyer of Gender Alternatives Foundation (Bulgaria), Milena Kadieva,  won the Women of Europe Award for the category of ‘’Women in Action’’ in recognition of her extraordinary actions at...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Morocco

M.A.L.I. evokes 'The Handmaid's Tale'on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Created 04.12.2019

M.A.L.I. evokes 'The Handmaid's Tale'on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

On November 27th, the Moroccan association Alternative Movement for Individual Freedoms (M. A. L. I. ), organized a symbolic action calling for the right of women to dispose of their bodies, to fight for the respect of their sexual and reproductive...

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

Setif in Pink: Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

Created 03.12.2019

Setif in Pink: Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

For the first time, the WIBA Community participated this year in the international campaign aimed at raising awareness among citizens about breast cancer screening, by organizing "Setif Days in Pink" on October 16, 17, 19 and 28 in the Wilaya. of...