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Network of networks - Economy / Employment - Turkey

Online platform to support young Turkish female entrepreneurs

Created 03.12.2019

Online platform to support young Turkish female entrepreneurs

The Women Entrepreneurs Association of Turkey (KAGIDER) established a new training platform named ‘’My dream partner’’ with the help of the New World Program to help young women aged between 18 – 25 to start their...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Egypt

7 women appointed as deputy mayors in Egypt, a good yet not sufficient step!

Created 28.11.2019

7 women appointed as deputy mayors in Egypt, a good yet not sufficient step!

In November 2019, Jackeline Aazar, Ghada Yehiya, Inas samir, Lubna Abdul Aziz, Hind Mohamad Ahmad, Duna El Dusuqi and Jihan Abdul Mu’em, were appointed as deputy mayors for  the Governorates of Alexandria, Awsan, South Sinai, Sharqia,...

The Foundation - Economy / Employment - - Euro-Mediterranean region

The Mediterranean Women Entrepreneurs Forum, an opportunity for women-owned businesses

Created 27.11.2019

The Mediterranean Women Entrepreneurs Forum, an opportunity for women-owned businesses

On November 22nd was held the the MEDA Women Entrepreneurs Forum, c-organized by the Association of Mediterranean Business Women’s Organizations (AFAEMME) in collaboration with the Association of Chambers of Commerce and...

The Foundation - Economy / Employment - - Euro-Mediterranean region

UfM Women Business Forum: boosting women's role in circular economy, tech and innovation fields

Created 27.11.2019

UfM Women Business Forum: boosting women's role in circular economy, tech and innovation fields

From the 19th to the 21st of November 2019, the Women Business Forum organized by the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) took place in Barcelona, within the framework of the Smart City Expo World Congress. This annual meeting served as a...

Network of networks - Types of Violence - Tunisia

Tunisia: New support centre for women victims of violence in Regueb

Created 27.11.2019

Tunisia: New support centre for women victims of violence in Regueb

On November 14, 2019, ‘’Voice of Eve’’ association opened ‘’Markazuhunn’’ (Their Centre), a new space for listening and mentoring for women victims of violence in the city of Regueb in the governorate...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Libya

We Can Be: An Illustrated Guide to Combat Gender Stereotypes in Libya

Created 20.11.2019

We Can Be: An Illustrated Guide to Combat Gender Stereotypes in Libya

The Women and Youth Empowerment Forum, in partnership with a number of civil society organizations from across Libya, has launched an illustrated guide entitled "We Can Be" aimed at changing stereotypes around women in Libya. The publication of...

Network of networks - Miscellaneous - Egypt

New Life Project wins Prince Talal International Prize for Human Development

Created 06.11.2019

New Life Project wins Prince Talal International Prize for Human Development

On October 9th,  Nawal Mustafa, the founder of ‘’Care of Children of Female Prisoners Association’’ received Prince Talal International Prize for Human Development in recognition of her efforts in helping women prisoners...

The Foundation - Economy / Employment - Morocco

FFEM takes part in Morocco's Business Social Responsibility Awards Ceremony

Created 05.11.2019

FFEM takes part in Morocco's Business Social Responsibility Awards Ceremony

The award ceremony of Morocco’s Business Social responsibility Trophies 2019 (Trophées Défis RSE (Responsabilité Sociale et Environnementale) Maroc) took place on October 25th, in Rabat, in presence of the French...

Network of networks - Types of Violence - Morocco

Online survey to improve public actors'response to sexual violence in Morocco

Created 29.10.2019

Online survey to improve public actors'response to sexual violence in Morocco

Mobilising for Rights Associates (MRA) launched an online survey to gain a better understanding of the experiences of women victims of sexual violence and how public actors (police, courts, judges and public health facilities) treat and respond...

Network of networks - Types of Violence - Jordan

SIGI supports an initiative to end harassment in the workplace in Jordan

Created 23.10.2019

SIGI supports an initiative to end harassment in the workplace in Jordan

This month, the Sisterhood IS Global Institute  (SIGI) in Jordan organized a seminar titled “Youth Initiatives and Their Role in Supporting Women’s Issues” and hosted the “Know your limits” initiative team to...

Network of networks - Types of Violence - - Multi-country

Regional campaign in 7 Arab countries to combat violence against girls and women

Created 23.10.2019

Regional campaign in 7 Arab countries to combat violence against girls and women

The Women’s Action Union in Morocco, along with nine human rights and women’s organizations, joined the regional campaign for zero tolerance for violence against women and girls. The Euromed Feminist Initiative launched this campaign, which...

Network of networks - Education / Professional training - France

Training on non-sexist education to commemorate the 30th anniversary of OHCHR

Created 23.10.2019

Training on non-sexist education to commemorate the 30th anniversary of OHCHR

In commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (OHCHR) and celebrating its 10 years of commitment to non-sexist education, Adéquations association organizes the training ’’Non-sexist...