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Open Letter by Libyan CSOs to Recommend Gender Sensitive Policy to the Government's COVID-19 Crisis Response Plan

On April 11th 2020 fourteen Libyan NGOs working on women’s rights issues from various perspective co-signed an open letter led by Jusoor, Haaki and Tamazight Women Movement addressed to the presidential council to give gender-sensitive...

Network of networks - Economy / Employment - Bulgaria

Innovations for Social and Labour Inclusion for Migrant Women

Created 24.04.2020

Innovations for Social and Labour Inclusion for Migrant Women

The Power Up project aims the social and labour inclusion of women with a migrant background, by means of empowering and upskilling them. It integrates innovative methodologies and approaches, aimed to empower and enhance the competences of women...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - Tunisia

Tunisia honours the first woman doctor on a banknote

Created 15.04.2020

Tunisia honours the first woman doctor on a banknote

Since March 27, 2020 in Tunisia, the portrait of Tawhida Ben Cheikh decorates the new banknote of 10 dinars issued in the middle of the coronavirus crisis. Known to have been the first Muslim woman in the Maghreb to practice as a doctor, Tawhida...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Egypt

ECWR issues its annual report 2019 entitled Egyptian Women and Access to Justice

Created 30.03.2020

Within the framework of the Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights role of monitoring and analyzing the situation of Egyptian women, ECWR issued its annual report on the 2019 situation of women titled “Egyptian Women and Access to Justice....

Network of networks - Types of Violence - Morocco

Male Violence and Coronavirus

Created 27.03.2020

Male Violence and Coronavirus

In Morocco, the unprecedented situation of confinement could have repercussions on the safety of women, potential victims of domestic violence, and their children, living in isolation with their aggressor. The Alternative Movement for Individual L...

Network of networks - Health / Emotional and sexual life - - Multi-country

Describe your CoronaAtHome

Created 27.03.2020

Describe your CoronaAtHome

Mediterranean Women’s Forum, with its rich network of committed women around the Mediterranean basin, aware from the outset that the voice of women is essential in the fight against discrimination, calls on women to create solidarity networks....

Network of networks - Health / Emotional and sexual life - - Europe

European Women's Lobby declaration on COVID-19

Created 26.03.2020

Forum Femmes Méditerranée, memeber of the French Coordination for the European Women’s Lobby, publishes the EWL declaration on COVID-19.  Women must not pay the price for COVID-19: Putting equality between women and men at...

Council of Europe calls member States to change their legal definitions of rape based on lack of consent

Communication of the Council of EuropeAhead of International Women’s Day on Sunday 8 March 2020, Council of Europe Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić has called on all member states to change how rape is defined. In an opinion article...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - - European Union

European Commission's Gender Equality Strategy 2020-2025

Created 11.03.2020

On March 5, the European Commission presented its strategy for equality between women and men in Europe. While the EU is a global leader in gender equality and has made significant progress in the last decades, gender-based violence and stereotypes...

The Foundation - Culture / Sports / Leasure - Spain

Our Illustration Exhibition Drawing 4 Equality at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Created 10.03.2020

From the Ateneu L’Harmonia, our illustration Exhibition Drawing 4 Equality: Challenging gender roles on both sides of the Mediterranean moves to the Facultat de Traducció i d’Interpretació de la Universitat...

Network of networks - Miscellaneous - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Soukaina Bouraoui in charge of a mission at the Francophone Network of Women Leaders in Higher Education and Research

Created 04.03.2020

Soukaina Bouraoui in charge of a mission at the Francophone Network of Women Leaders in Higher Education and Research

Soukaina Bouraoui has been elected President of the Scientific Committee of the Francophone Network of Women Leaders in Higher Education and Research (RESUFF) in 2019. She is the executive director of the Centre of Arab Women for Training and...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Tunisia

Women parliamentarians in the MENA region on confronting VAW and on changing policies

Created 04.03.2020

Women parliamentarians in the MENA region on confronting VAW and on changing policies

On February 26 and 27, the Forum on Women parliamentarians in the Middle East and North Africa took place in Tunis, organized by the Centre of Arab Women for Training and Research, CAWTAR, the Canadian Federal Forum and the Canadian Embassy....