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Network of networks - Education / Professional training - Spain

Classic tales revised for gender equality

Created 14.01.2022

Classic tales revised for gender equality

In the society in which we live, gender equality has become relevant and plays a fundamental role in the education of children. However, we encounter situations of inequality daily. These situations that until now were accepted and not questioned,...

The Society of Women Graduates in the Gaza Strip concluded the activities of the project entitled Promoting the Active Participation of Women in the Democratic Process

The Society of Women Graduates in the Gaza Strip concluded the activities of the project "Promoting the Active Participation of Women in the Democratic Process", which was implemented in cooperation with the Central Elections Committee and...

Network of networks - Economy / Employment - Palestinian Authority

Palestinian traditional wedding flash mob organized by a women-owned bazaar goes viral as symbol of interreligious dialogue

Created 12.01.2022

Palestinian traditional wedding flash mob organized by a women-owned bazaar goes viral as symbol of interreligious dialogue

A video of a traditional Palestinian wedding with Muslim Palestinian women and Christian nuns dancing together went viral on the internet. This flash mob was organized by a women-owned businesses bazaar in Jerusalem, managed by the Women’s...

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

CFPA organizes medical convoys, free tests and check-ups for women

Created 06.01.2022

CFPA organizes medical convoys, free tests and check-ups for women

The Children of Female Prisoners’ Care Association (CFPA), in cooperation with the Al-Shehab Foundation, carried out a convoy of virus and sugar analyzes, blood pressure measurement, endoscopic examination, and ensured the provision of...

Network of networks - Culture / Sports / Leasure - Egypt

CFPA organizes recreational activities for kids

Created 06.01.2022

CFPA organizes recreational activities for kids

The Children of Female Prisoners’ Care Association (CFPA) organized a trip to the village of Arabian Nights (Fayoum Governorate) for 22 children, during which they enjoyed many different recreational activities, which included horse...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Egypt

A National Call to Protect Children's Rights and Criminalize Early Marriage

Created 23.12.2021

The Association of Egyptian Female Lawyers (AEFL) calls the Egyptian Parliament to rapidly issue the law that criminalizes child marriage. AEFL denounces the Parliament’s failure to discuss and issue a national legislation including the...

Network of networks - Types of Violence - Syria

16 Days of Activism: What is Violence to Me?

Created 21.12.2021

16 Days of Activism: What is Violence to Me?

For 16 days, the Women Now for Development Association reached out to and engaged with women and men through their Arabic language social media channels to help spread awareness about violence, its impacts, and the different ways it manifests...

Network of networks - Education / Professional training - Morocco

The Zakoura Foundation's 2020 annual report is online!

Created 17.12.2021

The Zakoura Foundation's 2020 annual report is online!

In a spirit of transparency and sharing, the Zakoura Foundation presents its 2020 activity report and reports on the results and objectives achieved despite a particular context of global health crisis. A new year which has consolidated the...

Network of networks - Health / Emotional and sexual life - - MENA region

Nazra for Feminist Studies launches A Story behind the Story during the campaign 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

Created 13.12.2021

Feminists, activists or women human rights defenders often appear strong and persevering. However, being in such a path of activism and struggle could sometimes get blurry, with a number of feminists and activists overlooking their right to a...

The Association of the Egyptian Female Lawyers finalizes the awareness sessions about the international conventions of women's rights and MAPUTO Protocol

In cooperation with Equality Now – Kenya, the Association of the Egyptian Female Lawyers held 12 awareness sessions which were attended by more than 250 participants from CSOs leaders and representatives. CSOs leaders represented 10 different...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Egypt

Establishing the First Egyptian Network to raise awareness regarding MAPUTO Protocol

Created 29.11.2021

Establishing the First Egyptian Network to raise awareness regarding MAPUTO Protocol

In the context of its social role to advance the conditions of Egyptian women and defend the African and Arab women’s rights, the Association of the Egyptian Female Lawyers in partnership with Equality Now (Kenya) and in cooperation with SOAWR...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Egypt

The Association of the Egyptian Female Lawyers launches its Strategic Plan

Created 29.11.2021

The Association of the Egyptian Female Lawyers launches its Strategic Plan

Towards continuing its development and improving institutional performance, and starting from its accumulating experiences and its different research, material and human resources and in the context of support and cooperation with Diakonia "School...