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Network of networks - Miscellaneous - Spain

The Catalan society and the promotion of women in the Mediterranean

Created 09.05.2017

The Catalan society and the promotion of women in the Mediterranean

On 25th January 2017 the Euro-Mediterranean Women Foundation presented at the headquarters of the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) its first publication entitled Women in the Mediterranean. It is a qualitative follow-up report...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Egypt

Women leaders getting ready for running for local elections

Created 09.05.2017

Women leaders getting ready for running for local elections

Enhancing Political Participation for Women Project – Awareness In Cooperation with UN Women/ Fund for Gender Equality AEFL ended the first stage of the program of building skill and technical capacities for women leaders in Cair, Giza, Al...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Egypt

AEFL gets the Consultative Status of ECOSOC

Created 08.05.2017

The Association of Egyptian Female Lawyers gets the Consultative Status of ECOSOC of the United Nations The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations granted the Association of Egyptian Female Lawyers (AEFL) special consultative...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Tunisia

In the spotlight: mobilizing local actors and authorities for gender equality

Created 04.05.2017

In the spotlight: mobilizing local actors and authorities for gender equality

Last 8th December 2016, the kick-off seminar for the initiative "Strengthening the capacities of equality actors”, funded by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development (MAEDI) and empowered by the Foundation, took...

The Foundation - Culture / Sports / Leasure - Morocco

The Foundation contributes to education in arts and cultural policies

Created 03.05.2017

The Foundation contributes to education in arts and cultural policies

Gender and culture are both key elements and cross-disciplinary issues for the development of the Southern Mediterranean and advocacy is a priority for the civil society actors who work in these fields. For this reason, synergies have been...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Jordan

JBPWF wants to improve women factory workers' conditions in Zarqa

Created 30.04.2017

Gender equality project for women factory workers in Zarqa governorate, Jordan. With the support of the Euro-Mediterranean Women’s Foundation, a team from the Jordanian Business and Professional Women´s Forum visited a number of...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Tunisia

Encouraging women’s participation in public life in Douar Hicher

Created 28.04.2017

Encouraging women’s participation in public life in Douar Hicher

Women’s participation in political and public life is one of the most concrete signs of their emancipation. In Tunisia, despite women’s expectations, their presence in decision-making positions remains low because of many factors such...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Palestinian Authority

MIFTAH wants to strengthen women’s access to decision-making positions

Created 27.04.2017

MIFTAH wants to strengthen women’s access to decision-making positions

In Palestine, women and youth are underrepresented in local councils, in political bodies and in the public life. Decision-making positions are held by middle-aged men. Therefore, the association The Palestinian Initiative for the Promotion of...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Morocco

Promoting women’s access to decision-making positions in Souss-Massa

Created 26.04.2017

Promoting women’s access to decision-making positions in Souss-Massa

In Morocco, the legal framework supports equality between women and men, as evidenced by the introduction of the instance 79. 14 under the Moroccan law, which is the instance of parity and the fight against all forms of discrimination....

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Check out our April’s Newsletter!

Created 20.04.2017

Check out our April’s Newsletter!

Our Newsletter N. 9 is now available! It includes news about the CSO WINS advocacy campaigns and other projects in favor of women's rights, other news about different members of the Foundation's networks, a list of the associations...

Network of networks - Types of Violence - Palestinian Authority

WCLAC launches a survey on the International Women's day

Created 19.04.2017

WCLAC launches a survey on the International Women's day

WCLAC and Jericho Women’s Charitable Society (JWCS) held an event on the 25th of March to celebrate the International Women’s Day, where a survey about the level and type of gender-based violence (GBV) against women in the governorate of...

Network of networks - Economy / Employment - Palestinian Authority

WCLAC contributes to the United Nations 61st Session of the Commission on Status of Women

Created 19.04.2017

Together with 45 member states of United Nation’s Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), WCLAC participated both as an independent NGO and as a part of the official Palestinian delegation in the 61st Session of the Commission on the Status of Women...