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Network of networks - Economy / Employment - Algeria

Female Leadership in Algeria

Created 22.03.2018

Female Leadership in Algeria

The Association of Women in Green Economy (AFEV) organized in Algiers -with the support of the Dutch Embassy- a forum on women’s leadership and the success stories of women leaders in Algeria who were able to overcome many obstacles and...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Libya

Strengthening the constitutional rights of Libyan women

Created 21.03.2018

Strengthening the constitutional rights of Libyan women

Although Libyan women are an integral part of society, their rights in the transitional period have remained inadequate and have faced many forms of violence to intimidate and exclude them from active participation in Libyan society. Therefore, the...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Tunisia

Voix d'Ève strengthens the image of leading women in Sidi Bouzid

Created 20.03.2018

Voix d'Ève strengthens the image of leading women in Sidi Bouzid

On the occasion of International Women’s Day on March 8, 2018, the association Voix d’Ève organized a regional seminar on the image and role of women leaders in the Sidi Bouzid region (Tunisia). On this occasion the association...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Egypt

A campaign by NADRF to highlight the roles of local female leaders in Egypt

Created 15.03.2018

A campaign by NADRF to highlight the roles of local female leaders in Egypt

As part of its mission to highlight the roles of female leaders or individuals who make positive change in their communities, both at the political and social levels, the National Association for the Defense of Rights and Freedoms has recently...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Morocco

Launch of a diagnosis on the role of elected women in local authorities in Ifrane

Created 12.03.2018

Launch of a diagnosis on the role of elected women in local authorities in Ifrane

On March 10, 2018, the Tazghart Association organized a seminar to launch the project of a diagnosis on the role of elected women in local authorities in Ifrance and the formation of a local cluster of gender equality actors in Ifrane region, in...

Network of networks - Education / Professional training - Egypt

Becoming Leaders: a project to support Egypt's crafts women

Created 28.02.2018

Becoming Leaders: a project to support Egypt's crafts women

The majority of the economic activities in Egypt is concentrated in the North of the Country, especially in big cities such as Cairo and its surrounding areas. The Southern economy is mainly based on agriculture, husbandry and, to a lesser degree,...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Vote for the finalists of our photo contest on gender stereotypes!

Created 27.02.2018

Vote for the finalists of our photo contest on gender stereotypes!

We are happy to announce the 10 finalists of our photography contest "Powerful women: breaking stereotypes in the Euro-Mediterranean region", launched last November. Congratulations to all of them!From now on, every Facebook user can vote...

The Foundation - Economy / Employment - Algeria

Pilot action to develop women's entrepreneurship in Setif

Created 27.02.2018

Pilot action to develop women's entrepreneurship in Setif

In Algeria, women contribute to economic growth at different levels, but their role in entrepreneurship remains relatively weak. In recent years, many policies and programs show a willingness to change and improve the status of women: participation...

The Foundation - Education / Professional training - Palestinian Authority

Enhancing girls access to education in the communities of Bethlehem and Hebron

Created 27.02.2018

Enhancing girls access to education in the communities of Bethlehem and Hebron

Several research studies suggest that girls living in communities classified as “Area C” that are under Israeli Authority’s control in the Bethlehem and Hebron Governorates, are particularly vulnerable in terms of facing schooling...

The Foundation - Types of Violence - Egypt

Protection mechanisms and strategies against VAW in Alexandria

Created 27.02.2018

Protection mechanisms and strategies against VAW in Alexandria

Women in Egypt are often subject to violence not only from family members and community members, but also by institutions of the state. ِAdditionally, women are constantly subjected to violence in the form of sexual harassment and abuse on the...

Network of networks - Health / Emotional and sexual life - - MENA region

URIDU looks for partners in MENA to educate Illiterate Rural Women on health

Created 27.02.2018

URIDU looks for partners in MENA to educate Illiterate Rural Women on health

Every 6 seconds a child under 5 dies. Most of these deaths are entirely preventable. We could save millions of lives by providing illiterate mothers in developing countries with accessible health education. To this end, URIDU has developed an...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Egypt

Closing conference by AFEL on the promotion of women's political participation

Created 26.02.2018

Closing conference by AFEL on the promotion of women's political participation

On February 22, 2018, the Association of Egyptian Female Lawyers organized the closing conference of the program ‘’for the promotion of women’s political participation – Awareness’’ at the Safir Dokki Hotel in...