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Network of networks - Miscellaneous - Lebanon

ABAAD Launches a Humanitarian Call to Action Lebanon

Created 11.08.2020

ABAAD Launches a Humanitarian Call to Action Lebanon

The massive explosion at the National Port of Beirut, which occurred on Tuesday 4th of August, has devastated the lives of so many people, leading to the loss of at least 154 lives and 6,000 injuries, with many still missing, as per media reports....

Network of networks - Types of Violence - - Middle East

Kayan Feminist Organization responds to Palestinian women's needs during the covid-19 crisis.

Created 03.08.2020

Kayan Feminist Organization responds to Palestinian women's needs during the covid-19 crisis.

Covid-19 has led to a surge in challenges facing women everywhere, as they are disproportionately harmed by restrictions on movement and economic crises. These crises highlight the discrimination and disinvestment that women experience, as well as...

Network of networks - Miscellaneous - Lebanon

The Real Test: Lebanon's anti-stigma campaign

Created 07.07.2020

The Real Test: Lebanon's anti-stigma campaign

The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) through the National Mental Health Programme, ABAAD, United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), UNICEF and the World Health Organization joined forces together to break...

Network of networks - Miscellaneous - Lebanon

ABAAD, a global leader of the Generation Equality Action Coalition on Gender-Based Violence

Created 07.07.2020

ABAAD, a global leader of the Generation Equality Action Coalition on Gender-Based Violence

ABAAD has been selected as one of the 65 Global Leaders of the Generation Equality Action Coalitions. We are honored and excited to take on this responsibility. Now more than ever, we have the duty to ensure that the voices of women and girls are...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Egypt

ECWR Publishes a Report on Supporting NGOs for Women in times of the COVID-19 Outbreak

Created 30.06.2020

(Cairo 29th of June 2020) ECWR publishes a report titled “Supporting NGOs for Women in times of the COVID-19 Outbreak. ” ECWR conducted a survey that has been filled in by a hundred NGOs from 19 governorates. The aim of the survey is to recognize...

The Foundation - Types of Violence - - European Union

EU guidelines on Violence Against Women and Girls and combating all forms of discrimination against them

Created 25.06.2020

June 19, 2020The adoption of guidelines on violence against women and girls is (in addition to being a clear reaffirmation of the universality of human rights) a mark of the EU’s clear political will to treat the subject of women’s r...

Network of networks - Culture / Sports / Leasure - - Multi-country

The International Women in Photo Association has announced the results of the 2020 edition of its photography award

Created 16.06.2020

Paris, June 9, 2020An internationally selected jury composed of eminent figures from the art and photography community shortlisted five candidates and one laureate, as well as the winners of the Sustainable Award, the Canon Discovery Award and the...

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

A majority of women display their interest on sustainable development in the Euro-Med region

Created 15.06.2020

The Euro-Mediterranean literary contest "A Sea of Words", organised by the IEMed and the Anna Lindh Foundation, has encouraged 138 youths to write about the environmental changes that are transforming the lives of the people and societies in which...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Let's name March 8 every day and everywhere!

Created 26.05.2020

The Euro-Mediterranean Women’s Foundation and the European Institute of the Mediterranean thank all those who participated in the campaign “Let’s Name March 8”. This initiative was conceived to highlight the work of women and girls leading...

The Foundation - Types of Violence - Bosnia-Herzegovina

Domestic violence can no longer be treated as a minor offence in Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Created 15.05.2020

Thanks to the efforts of Ivanka Marković, president of the Council for Combating Domestic Violence, and the civil society organisations working with her, Domestic Violence in Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina will be treated as a...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - - International

UN Women statement for the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, 2020

Created 15.05.2020

Breaking the silenceDate: Sunday, May 17, 2020 UN Women statement for the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. Around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic is exacerbating existing inequalities, including those ba...

Network of networks - Types of Violence - Lebanon

ABAAD launches a campaign amidst lockdown in Lebanon as domestic violence cases increase

Created 04.05.2020

ABAAD launches a campaign amidst lockdown in Lebanon as domestic violence cases increase

On April 16, ABAAD launched a nationwide awareness campaign under the hashtag #LockdownNotLockup, asking people to share ABAAD’s Helpline from their balconies along with messages of solidarity. The purpose was to tell women residing behind closed...