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Exchange of good practices in handling domestic violence cases and protecting abused women and their children between Greece and Iceland

On 28th of January 2021, the results of the cross-sectional Working Group that was held during 26th-27th of January 2021 in the framework of the bilateral initiative between European Anti-Violence Network (EAVN) and the Icelandic Police, were...

Network of networks - Types of Violence - Morocco

Promoting better practices in media coverage of gender-based violence in Morocco

Created 04.02.2021

Promoting better practices in media coverage of gender-based violence in Morocco

MRA is delighted to start a new two-year project with Networks of Change and local Moroccan NGOs to promote better practices in media coverage of gender-based violence in Morocco. Within this framework, AAFE - Association Anaouat pour Femmes...

Network of networks - Types of Violence - Syria

Putting an end to child marriages

Created 02.02.2021

Some gender-based forms of violence, such as honour crimes or child marriages, are escalating in Syria, following the toll of the war and its multi-layered impact. As a result, little girls are experiencing all sorts of mental and physical problems...

Network of networks - Types of Violence - Tunisia

An online hackathon to fight against gender-based violence in Tunisia

Created 29.01.2021

An online hackathon to fight against gender-based violence in Tunisia

An online hackathon is soon to be launched in Tunisia. Its objective is to develop a mobile application enabling women to have access to legal information in order to combat violence against them. This activity is carried out in the framework of...

Documentary centre - Civil and political rights - - European Union

The abortion ban in Poland is an attack on women's and fundamental rights

Created 29.01.2021

In a Press releases, the Chairs of the Women’s Rights and Civil Liberties committees call for solidarity with protesters in Poland and reiterate their call for the Polish government to amend their abortion law. The highly restrictive...

Network of networks - Culture / Sports / Leasure - Tunisia

Joussour implements several initiatives with a gender approach

Created 15.01.2021

Joussour implements several initiatives with a gender approach

Based on its awareness of the importance of the role of civil society in in-depth transformations -and most notably the influence of media in shaping the public discourse- Joussour has launched several initiatives to connect with its local, regional...

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

Let's keep naming the outstanding women that conform the Euro-Mediterranean region!

Created 22.12.2020

This year, the Euro-Mediterranean Women’s Foundation, together with the European Institute of the Mediterranean, launched a campaign to highlight the work of women and girls leading transformative projects and actions in the...

Network of networks - Miscellaneous - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Euromed Survey: Towards a Renewed Partnership with the Southern Neighbourhood

Created 18.12.2020

On the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the Barcelona Process and against the backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic, EuroMeSCo is launching an open, region-wide consultation campaign within the framework of the EuroMeSCo: Connecting the dots project,...

Network of networks - Economy / Employment - Bulgaria

Handbook and Toolbox for Professionals in Integral Intervention with Young Women Asylum Seekers and Refugees

Created 12.12.2020

Handbook and Toolbox for Professionals in Integral Intervention with Young Women Asylum Seekers and Refugees

Professionals working in the field of migration processes and the integration of vulnerable groups will now be able to take advantage of new and innovative Open Educational Resources for comprehensive social and labor intervention with young women...

Network of networks - Economy / Employment - - MENA region

Invitation: Assessing the impact of COVID-19 on Female Entrepreneurs in the MENA region

Created 09.12.2020

Invitation: Assessing the impact of COVID-19 on Female Entrepreneurs in the MENA region

We are very happy to announce that Womenpreneur-Initiative and SANAD Entrepreneurship Academy are conducting a survey to assess the impact of COVID-19 on female entrepreneurs in the MENA region! If you are a female entrepreneur in one of the three...

Network of networks - Miscellaneous - - International

Our Generation Equality: 7 thematic events within the framework of the Generation Equality Forum

Created 07.12.2020

The Generation Equality Forum will begin in March 2021 in Mexico City and will culminate in June 2021 in Paris. Initiated by UN Women, co-chaired by France and Mexico, in partnership with civil society, it will be the largest global feminist...

Network of networks - Types of Violence - - MENA region

Launching the campaign On Equal Basis

Created 01.12.2020

Based on its call to review women’s positions, their issues, their tools, and their ability to work in order to reach the international agenda by themselves not by others, as well as re-read what their different contexts are going through in...