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Network of networks - Civil and political rights - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Successful X MedaWomen Entrepreneurs Forum in Amman

Created 19.10.2018

Successful X MedaWomen Entrepreneurs Forum in Amman

More than 200 businesswomen and representatives from 23 Mediterranean countries took part in X MEDA Women Entrepreneurs Forum which was organized by the Association of Mediterranean Business Women’s Organizations (AFAEMME) in cooperation with...

Network of networks - Education / Professional training - Spain

The CNJC launches a guide for young people against machismo violence

Created 17.10.2018

The CNJC launches a guide for young people against machismo violence

The National Youth Council of Catalonia (Consell Nacional de la Joventut de Catalunya - CNJC) has launched the educational project "Unfollow a les violències masclistes" ("Unfollow machismo violence"), whose aim is to prevent and address...

Network of networks - Culture / Sports / Leasure - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Mar de Paraules Literary Contest: Women's Empowerment in the Spotlight

Created 15.10.2018

Mar de Paraules Literary Contest: Women's Empowerment in the Spotlight

"Mar de paraules" (A Sea of Words) is an international literary contest of stories and tales launched by the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) and the Anna Lindh Foundation which wants to contribute to the dialogue between peoples and...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Egypt

Awareness campaign on the legal and social risks of early marriage in Egypt

Created 09.10.2018

Awareness campaign on the legal and social risks of early marriage in Egypt

To commemorate the International Day of the Girl on October 11th which the United Nations adopted to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls face, while promoting girls’ empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights, Cedaw...

Research - Miscellaneous - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Nanterre Congress: RUSEMEG's contributions to the collective feminist debate

Created 09.10.2018

Nanterre Congress: RUSEMEG's contributions to the collective feminist debate

In August, the Euro-Mediterranean Academic and Scientific Network on Gender and Women (RUSEMEG) organized the symposium "Stories and Woes of Women in the Euro-Mediterranean Region: Accounts, Bodies, Violence, Money" in the presence of several...

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...