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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...

Network of networks - Economy / Employment - Egypt

Economic empowerment of female prisoners in Egypt

Created 25.02.2018

Economic empowerment of female prisoners in Egypt

Life foundation for development and community integration has recently launched the new component of its project ‘’Prisoners rehabilitation and integration – Focus on female prisoners’’ which aims to provide...

The Foundation - Economy / Employment - Luxembourg

Meeting with the EIB on how to integrate a gender lens in its investments

Created 09.02.2018

Meeting with the EIB on how to integrate a gender lens in its investments

Every year the European Investment Bank (EIB) invites civil society stakeholders to explain what it is doing and how decisions are made. The 2018 Seminar between Civil Society and the EIB’s Board of Directors took place in Luxemburg on 5 of...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Egypt

CEDAW Association trains women of Sohag on electoral campaign management

Created 09.02.2018

CEDAW Association trains women of Sohag on electoral campaign management

As part of its mission to support and empower women in Egypt, CEDAW Association has recently completed the training of 20 women on electoral campaign management in preparation for the new battle of Egyptian women to participate in local elections,...

Network of networks - Education / Professional training - Libya

Ebtikar (Creativity) contest for social leadership

Created 07.02.2018

Ebtikar (Creativity) contest for social leadership

The Jusoor Center for Studies and Development and the Silphium Project in partnership with Ilham Company organize the Ebtikar (Creativity) contest for social leadership. The contest aims to provide a creative environment for young women between 18...

Network of networks - Education / Professional training - Morocco

Global Citizenship Education Fund: citizenship education with a long-term vision

Created 30.01.2018

Global Citizenship Education Fund: citizenship education with a long-term vision

Values such as non-violence and equality can be improved thanks to a formative offer that enables teachers and students to face to the cultural challenges of our societies. For that reason, IDEABORN is working from Barcelona to sustain, with a...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - Tunisia

The impact of climate change on the empowerment of oasis women in Tozeur

Created 26.01.2018

The impact of climate change on the empowerment of oasis women in Tozeur

The association La ruche de la citoyenneté active à Tozeur [The hive of active citizenship in Tozeur] (Tunisia) works towards developing the oasis territories as regions that require specific treatments -especially in the face of...