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Network of networks - Types of Violence - - European Union

The IEMed leads MAGIC, a project aimed at preventing gender islamophobia in Spanish and Belgian media

Created 25.03.2021

The project MAGIC, co-funded by the EU, will train Muslim communities, Muslim women, and civil society organisations to stand against gender islamophobia in public narrativesThe kick-off meeting of the project was held on March 24, 2021. The...

Network of networks - Miscellaneous - - International

Associations denounce Turkey's withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention

Created 22.03.2021

On Friday, March 19, 2021, the President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced his decision to withdraw from the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (Istanbul Convention). This...

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

Check out the winners and finalists of our art contest Collaging a Gender-Equal Future!

Created 11.03.2021

Check out the results of our art contest  "Collaging a Gender-Equal Future: Tailoring the Transformations of the Euro-Mediterranean Space", launched together with the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) as part of the...

Network of networks - Types of Violence - Morocco

Promoting parity, a necessary step towards achieving gender equality in Morocco

Created 19.02.2021

In Morocco, preparations are under way for the elections that will be held in 2021. This year, all elected national, local and professional institutions will be renewed, including regional councils and several chambers. The COVID-19 will certainly...

Network of networks - Miscellaneous - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Feminist Movements and Leadership in the Mediterranean

Created 19.02.2021

On February 22, from 5 p. m. to 6. 15 p. m. , Ambassador Delphine O will welcome Ms. Fawzia Baba-Aissa, co-founder of the Mediterranean Women’s Fund - Fonds pour les femmes en Méditerranée, as part of the 6th thematic event...

Network of networks - Education / Professional training - - Euro-Mediterranean region

A training programme to enhance Euro-Med interculturality

Created 18.02.2021

Act for dialogue, be a plural citizen! The project "Act for dialogue, Be a plural citizen!" (of wich FFM is a partner) aims to contribute to a better understanding and appropriation of the common heritage that constitutes the...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - - MENA region

Virtual Meeting: Social-Friendly Media Content to Support Women's Leadership through the Use of Modern Technology

Created 18.02.2021

CAWTAR held a virtual meeting on social-friendly media content to support women’s leadership through the use of modern technology. The meeting was aimed at journalists from local and regional media organizations. CAWTAR’s training...

Exchange of good practices in handling domestic violence cases and protecting abused women and their children between Greece and Iceland

On 28th of January 2021, the results of the cross-sectional Working Group that was held during 26th-27th of January 2021 in the framework of the bilateral initiative between European Anti-Violence Network (EAVN) and the Icelandic Police, were...

Network of networks - Types of Violence - Morocco

Promoting better practices in media coverage of gender-based violence in Morocco

Created 04.02.2021

Promoting better practices in media coverage of gender-based violence in Morocco

MRA is delighted to start a new two-year project with Networks of Change and local Moroccan NGOs to promote better practices in media coverage of gender-based violence in Morocco. Within this framework, AAFE - Association Anaouat pour Femmes...

Network of networks - Types of Violence - Syria

Putting an end to child marriages

Created 02.02.2021

Some gender-based forms of violence, such as honour crimes or child marriages, are escalating in Syria, following the toll of the war and its multi-layered impact. As a result, little girls are experiencing all sorts of mental and physical problems...

Network of networks - Types of Violence - Tunisia

An online hackathon to fight against gender-based violence in Tunisia

Created 29.01.2021

An online hackathon to fight against gender-based violence in Tunisia

An online hackathon is soon to be launched in Tunisia. Its objective is to develop a mobile application enabling women to have access to legal information in order to combat violence against them. This activity is carried out in the framework of...

Documentary centre - Civil and political rights - - European Union

The abortion ban in Poland is an attack on women's and fundamental rights

Created 29.01.2021

In a Press releases, the Chairs of the Women’s Rights and Civil Liberties committees call for solidarity with protesters in Poland and reiterate their call for the Polish government to amend their abortion law. The highly restrictive...