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Network of networks - Civil and political rights - - Middle East

Women's Political Renaissance in Palestinian society in Israel

Created 07.04.2019

Women's Political Renaissance in Palestinian society in Israel

In Palestinian municipalities, women hold only 0. 12% of local council seats. A research conducted by Kayan Feminist Organization on the exclusion of Palestinian women from local authorities revealed that Arab women suffer from various...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - - European Union

FEM EU campaign: gender equality in the context of the European elections

Created 04.04.2019

FEM EU campaign: gender equality in the context of the European elections

The campaign #FEM_EU, born in May 2018, aspires to put women’s rights at the core of European politics and to push for a feminist agenda as top priority for the upcoming European Union’s elections. In this framework, FEM_EU has recently...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Tunisia

Policy dialogue for more gender-sensitive municipal actions in Sfax

Created 29.03.2019

Policy dialogue for more gender-sensitive municipal actions in Sfax

Following its advocacy campaign for parity in municipal councils, which contributed, along with other initiatives, to increasing the number of elected women in Tunisia (48% of the elected officials in the 2018 municipal elections were women), the...

The Foundation - Types of Violence - Morocco

Anaouat spurs policy dialogue on child marriage in Morocco

Created 29.03.2019

Anaouat spurs policy dialogue on child marriage in Morocco

Child marriage was a the heart of the policy dialogue that Anaouat pour la femme et l’enfant Association (Anaouat for Women and Children Association) organized last 19 March 2019 in Marrakesh, Morocco. Over 40 figures including the Prosecutor...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Malta

Mediterranean women: challenges and opportunities, a perspective from Malta

Created 26.03.2019

Mediterranean women: challenges and opportunities, a perspective from Malta

The conference "Women in the Mediterranean" was held on 13 March 2019 in la Valletta, Malta, and counted with the participation of the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed), founding member of the Euro-Mediterranean Women’s...

Network of networks - Economy / Employment - Algeria

Standing together for Algerian women's economic empowerment

Created 11.03.2019

Standing together for Algerian women's economic empowerment

On February 14th, the Women in Business of Algeria Association (WIBA) participated in a seminar entitled "Evolution of female entrepreneurship in the MENA region" organized by the Association of Women Entrepreneurs (SEVE). ) in Algiers....

Network of networks - Miscellaneous - Egypt

Participation: A new ECWR radio show to promote women's political participation

Created 07.03.2019

Participation: A new ECWR radio show to promote women's political participation

In cooperation with Sout Al Arab (Voice of the Arabs) radio station and with support from the United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF), the Egyptian Centre for Women’s Rights (ECWR) launched a new radio show entitled "Participation" with the aim...

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

Art and feminism together: 10 illustrators that you should know

Created 06.03.2019

Art and feminism together: 10 illustrators that you should know

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. On March 8, International Women’s Day, women’s movements and feminists across the world celebrate women’s achievements throughout history and call for more political action to...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Egypt

Badr leads a policy dialogue in Cairo to foster the inheritance law enforcement

Created 28.02.2019

Badr leads a policy dialogue in Cairo to foster the inheritance law enforcement

In 2017, the Egyptian parliament passed a new Inheritance law, law 219, giving women their legitimate right to inheritance after the majority had been deprived of it, especially in Upper Egypt where cultural norms and traditions dispossess women of...

Network of networks - Economy / Employment - Morocco

Khatwa: Supporting women and youth's integration in the Moroccan Labour market

Created 12.02.2019

Khatwa: Supporting women and youth's integration in the Moroccan Labour market

The Espace Point de Départ – ESPOD (Space Starting Point) Association has recently concluded the 3rd cycle of its programme Khatwa (Step) which provides advice and support for the creation, management and development of Small and...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - - European Union

FEM EU: feminist lobbying to prioritize gender equality during EU elections

Created 07.02.2019

FEM EU: feminist lobbying to prioritize gender equality during EU elections

In line with its commitment to achieve gender equality, the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) has recently joined the #FEM_EU campaign which aims to push for a feminist agenda as top priority for the upcoming European Union’s...

Network of networks - Miscellaneous - Morocco

Campaigns to re-appropriate the public space and women's bodies in Morocco

Created 31.01.2019

Campaigns to re-appropriate the public space and women's bodies in Morocco

On the International Women’s Day, 8 of March 2019, the Alternative Movement for Individual Freedoms (M. A. L. I. ) has symbolically changed the names of some of the streets of Rabat and gave them names of eminent Moroccan female figures, as to...