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The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Tunisia

Encouraging women’s participation in public life in Douar Hicher

Created 28.04.2017

Women’s participation in political and public life is one of the most concrete signs of their emancipation. In Tunisia, despite women’s expectations, their presence in decision-making positions remains low because of many factors such as...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Palestinian Authority

MIFTAH wants to strengthen women’s access to decision-making positions

Created 27.04.2017

In Palestine, women and youth are underrepresented in local councils, in political bodies and in the public life. Decision-making positions are held by middle-aged men. Therefore, the association The Palestinian Initiative for the Promotion of...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Morocco

Promoting women’s access to decision-making positions in Souss-Massa

Created 26.04.2017

In Morocco, the legal framework supports equality between women and men, as evidenced by the introduction of the instance 79.14 under the Moroccan law, which is the instance of parity and the fight against all forms of discrimination. Nevertheless,...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - Euro-Mediterranean region

Check out our April’s Newsletter!

Created 20.04.2017

Our Newsletter N.9 is now available! It includes news about the CSO WINS advocacy campaigns and other projects in favor of women's rights, other news about different members of the Foundation's networks, a list of the associations and...

Network of networks - Types of Violence - Palestinian Authority

WCLAC launches a survey on the International Women's day

Created 19.04.2017

WCLAC and Jericho Women’s Charitable Society (JWCS) held an event on the 25th of March to celebrate the International Women’s Day, where a survey about the level and type of gender-based violence (GBV) against women in the governorate of...

Network of networks - Economy / Employment - Palestinian Authority

WCLAC contributes to the United Nations 61st Session of the Commission on Status of Women

Created 19.04.2017

Together with 45 member states of United Nation’s Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), WCLAC participated both as an independent NGO and as a part of the official Palestinian delegation in the 61st Session of the Commission on the Status of Women...

Network of networks - Economy / Employment - Spain

Would you like to work with us? Technical Support for the Internet Platform

Created 18.04.2017

The European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) is offering a position to provide technical support in the Documentation Centre of the collaborative Internet platform on gender equality in English, French and Arabic as a component of the...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Jordan

Women participation in local councils in Irbid governorate/in Qasaba, Korah and Bani Kinana districts

Created 11.04.2017

This project is the result of the mobilization pilot action of local actors "Strengthening the capacity of gender equality actors" that was implemented in Irbid governorate in 2015, it will allow BBA to keep in contact with the women candidates for...

The Foundation - Economy / Employment - Libya

Campaign for including female entrepreneurs in the official market in Libya

Created 11.04.2017

In Libya, most of female-owned businesses and start-ups are not officially registered. Women often use social media and online-based outlets to promote their businesses in order to avoid government’s registration fees and the complicated tax...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Egypt

Advocacy campaign to support women’s right to inheritance in Sohag

Created 05.04.2017

Although the Egyptian Civil Code states that women have the right to own, inherit and independently use their property equally to men, many Egyptian women, especially in rural areas, are deprived from their inheritance. In Sohag’s governorate,...

Network of networks - Economy / Employment - Morocco

Networking in the hands of exceptional women

Created 30.03.2017

The second edition of the networking meeting of the Women's Network for Mentoring was held on 25 March in Casablanca. At the meeting, there were a variety of profiles: 20% of the participants were business leaders, 20% came from the communication...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Tunisia

Commemoration of the Palestinian Land Day and Prisoners Journey. Tunisia-Palestine Cultural Week.

Created 30.03.2017

On the occasion of the commemoration of the Palestinian’s Land Day and Palestinian’s Prisoners Day, the Union Nationale de la Femme Tunisienne (UNFT) organized a cultural demonstration under the theme: « Tunisian cultural week of...