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Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Tunisia

Gender mainstreaming in political parties in Tunisia: Good practices

Created 26.12.2018

Gender mainstreaming in political parties in Tunisia: Good practices

On December 18, 2018, Aswat Nissa presented its study "Good Practices in Gender Mainstreaming in Political Parties", based on a desk-review followed by a collection of quantitative and qualitative data from 40 young women engaged on the political...

The Foundation - Economy / Employment - Algeria

Trainings and region fair to stir up women's entrepreneurship in Setif

Created 21.12.2018

Trainings and region fair to stir up women's entrepreneurship in Setif

In 2018, Women in Business of Algeria association (WIBA) conducted a field diagnosis and implemented a project aimed at drawing attention to the potential of entrepreneurship for women’s employment, and increasing the profitability and...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Jordan

Exploring local perceptions of women in decision-making in Ma'an governorate

Created 21.12.2018

Exploring local perceptions of women in decision-making in Ma'an governorate

Despite Jordan’s legal and constitutional provisions favorable to women’s access to public service and the decision-making, women’s presence in high rank, political and leadership positions remains way lower than aspired,...

The Foundation - Types of Violence - Egypt

Intensive efforts in Alexandria to engage men in the fight against VAW

Created 21.12.2018

Intensive efforts in Alexandria to engage men in the fight against VAW

A survey conducted in 2016 by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics in Egypt indicates that the economic cost of “intimate partner violence” has amounted to 2. 17 billion Egyptian Pounds, with around 2. 4 million...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - - MENA region

Human Rights Day: The FFEM's contribution to gender and development issues

Created 21.12.2018

Human Rights Day: The FFEM's contribution to gender and development issues

On the occasion of Human Rights Day and the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, on December 10, 2018, a meeting was held at the National Assembly in Paris on the rights of women in North Africa and the Middle East. The...

Network of networks - Miscellaneous - Spain

Boosting the role of Catalonia to promote gender equality in the Mediterranean

Created 17.12.2018

Boosting the role of Catalonia to promote gender equality in the Mediterranean

Last month, the Gender Programme of the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) teamed up with the Department of Foreign Action, Institutional Relations and Transparency of the Government of Catalonia (Spain) to organize a meeting with...

Network of networks - Types of Violence - Lebanon

Creating Safer Workplaces: Towards Sexual Harassment Policies in Lebanon

Created 06.12.2018

Creating Safer Workplaces: Towards Sexual Harassment Policies in Lebanon

The Arab Foundation for Freedoms and Equality (AFE) in partnership with HIVOS and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands has launched its latest campaign and study entitled ‘’Creating Safer Workplaces: Towards Sexual...

Network of networks - Types of Violence - - Euro-Mediterranean region

On the 16 Days of Activism: how MIGS fight against GBV

Created 05.12.2018

On the 16 Days of Activism: how MIGS fight against GBV

Together with the international community, Cyprus recently marked the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and Girls and the start of another year’s 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence (GBV). Violence...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Egypt

500 success stories about empowering female debtors and prisoners in Egypt

Created 04.12.2018

500 success stories about empowering female debtors and prisoners in Egypt

In celebration of the conclusion of its "New Life" project, the Care of Children of Female Prisoners Association held a conference entitled "The Beginning Not the End" to highlight the success stories of 500 female debtors  who joined the...

Network of networks - Miscellaneous - Morocco

The Make your voice heard project against GBV arrive to Khemisset city

Created 04.12.2018

The Make your voice heard project against GBV arrive to Khemisset city

20 young women from Khemisset city and its surroundings in a training on combating violence against women (VAW). The training is part of the project “Make your voice heard” which implemented by the Youth Empowerment Society - YES and...

Network of networks - Types of Violence - - Middle East

Mashreq conducts a campaign against all forms of GBV in the Arab World

Created 04.12.2018

Mashreq conducts a campaign against all forms of GBV in the Arab World

Mashreq Foundation for Development launched a regional awareness campaign entitled “Tamkeen” in cooperation with Al-Mahrousa Center (PDS) and the Kuwait Human Rights Society which aims to educate Arab women about their rights in local...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Libya

Peacemakers Project: Increasing Libyan women's contribution to Peace making

Created 04.12.2018

Peacemakers Project: Increasing Libyan women's contribution to Peace making

In partnership with the Institute for War and Peace Reporting and the Ministry of Labour and Rehabilitation in Libya, the Trajectories for Peace and Development Association carried out the first phase of the "Peacemakers" project which consisted in...