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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....

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Union for the Mediterranean launches new regional mechanism to monitor gender equality in the area

Created 04.03.2020

Union for the Mediterranean launches new regional mechanism to monitor gender equality in the area

Barcelona, 2 March 2020The Union for the Mediterranean embraces the celebration of the International Women’s Day with the implementation of projects and initiatives in the framework of its regional agenda for women’s empowerment. UfM M...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Campaign: Outstanding Euro-Mediterranean Women Nominations

Created 03.03.2020

Campaign: Outstanding Euro-Mediterranean Women Nominations

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the Euro-Mediterranean Women’s Foundation launches a campaign to name and give visibility to outstanding women and girls of the Euro-Mediterranean area who are making an impact on their...

Network of networks - Culture / Sports / Leasure - France

Coeur de Femmes - 4 and 5 March 2020 in Marseille

Created 03.03.2020

Coeur de Femmes is a time for meeting, sharing, discovering know-how and the possibilities of creation. A place for debate on the situation of women in the world. A citizen’s space. During this event organized by Forum Femmes...

Network of networks - Types of Violence - Morocco

SURVEY: Violence against women in intimate relationships in Morocco

Created 14.01.2020

SURVEY: Violence against women in intimate relationships in Morocco

Do you know women in Morocco who have suffered violence from an intimate partner? We want to listen to these stories!This survey is part of an action research carried out by a network of women’s rights associations across the country, which...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Bulgaria

Milena Kadieva wins one of the Women in Action 2019 European Awards

Created 10.12.2019

Milena Kadieva wins one of the Women in Action 2019 European Awards

On December 4th, the human rights lawyer of Gender Alternatives Foundation (Bulgaria), Milena Kadieva,  won the Women of Europe Award for the category of ‘’Women in Action’’ in recognition of her extraordinary actions at...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Morocco

M.A.L.I. evokes 'The Handmaid's Tale'on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Created 04.12.2019

M.A.L.I. evokes 'The Handmaid's Tale'on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

On November 27th, the Moroccan association Alternative Movement for Individual Freedoms (M. A. L. I. ), organized a symbolic action calling for the right of women to dispose of their bodies, to fight for the respect of their sexual and reproductive...

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

Setif in Pink: Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

Created 03.12.2019

Setif in Pink: Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

For the first time, the WIBA Community participated this year in the international campaign aimed at raising awareness among citizens about breast cancer screening, by organizing "Setif Days in Pink" on October 16, 17, 19 and 28 in the Wilaya. of...

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...