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Network of networks - Miscellaneous - France

Book presentation: Your Fatwa does not Apply Here

Created 31.05.2018

Book presentation: Your Fatwa does not Apply Here

On May 29, the TransMéditerranée Festival hosted Ms. Karima Bennoune, Professor of Law at the University of California and Special Rapporteur to the United Nations for Cultural Rights to present her book "Your Fatwa does not Apply...

Network of networks - Education / Professional training - Turkey

Workshop on Women and the International law and conventions in Turkey

Created 29.05.2018

On April 24th 2018, Syrian Women´s Network (SWN) organized a two days’ workshop on women in international law, in Gaziantep (Turkey). The workshop is part of an agreement between SWN and the Syrian Legal Development Programme to conduct...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - - MENA region

60 deputies support a bill to help imprisoned female debtors in Egypt

Created 26.05.2018

60 deputies support a bill to help imprisoned female debtors in Egypt

The Care of the Children of Female Prisoners Association, represented by its President Nawal Mustafa, managed to collect the signatures of 60 deputies to discuss a draft law on imposing alternative punishments on female debtors as an alternative to...

The Foundation - Economy / Employment - Algeria

AFEV contributed to the development of female entrepreneurship at a local level

Created 24.05.2018

AFEV contributed to the development of female entrepreneurship at a local level

The Association of Women in Green Economy - AFEV has recently concluded a field project to sensitize 30 women from the municipality of Bouzaréah (Algeria) to entrepreneurship. This project is the result of a previously elaborated diagnosis...

Research - Types of Violence - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Testimonies and hypotheses on the experience of women in conflict

Created 23.05.2018

Testimonies and hypotheses on the experience of women in conflict

On 14 and 15 May 2018, the Faculty of Law and Political and Administrative Sciences of the Lebanese University in Beirut hosted the seminar of the Euro-Mediterranean Euro - Mediterranean Academic and Scientific Network on Women and Gender...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Palestinian Authority

MIFTAH promotes women and youth in decision-making positions in Palestine

Created 23.05.2018

MIFTAH promotes women and youth in decision-making positions in Palestine

The Palestinian Initiative for the Promotion of Global Dialogue and Democracy – MIFTAH recently concluded a project advocating for the inclusion of women and youth in high decision-making positions within the Palestinian political system,...

Network of networks - Miscellaneous - Algeria

Djazairouna program for the integration of women into the labour market

Created 17.05.2018

Djazairouna program for the integration of women into the labour market

Between 2017 and 2018 the Djazairouna association completed a program focusing on decent work and social protection, specifically against the exclusion of women from the labor market and by providing information on the mechanisms of social...

Network of networks - Economy / Employment - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Meeting in Tangier on young women and social and solidarity economy

Created 16.05.2018

Meeting in Tangier on young women and social and solidarity economy

Last March, a meeting was held in Tangier (Morocco) between all public administrations (Tanger,Tetouan, Al-Hoceima region - Morocco, Sousse region - Tunisia, Campania region -Italy, Corsica -France, and Catalonia -Spain) involved in the project...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - Morocco

Anaouat meets Ms. Mingasson, a senior EU political official

Created 15.05.2018

Anaouat meets Ms. Mingasson, a senior EU political official

On May 10, the Delegation of the European Union to Morocco organized a meeting in Rabat between Ms. Amina Byouz, President of the Anaouat Association and Ms. Irène Mingasson, Head of Unit of EU’s "Regional Programmes Neighbourhood...

Network of networks - Miscellaneous - Algeria

Training on Income-Generating Activities in Blida

Created 08.05.2018

Training on Income-Generating Activities in Blida

20 women from Wilaya de Blida (Algeria) participated in a training on "Income-Generating Activities (IGA)", held on 20 and 21 April 2018 at the headquarters of the association Djazairouna in Blida. This training is part of a project run jointly by...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Libya

Libyan women fight for their civil and political rights

Created 04.05.2018

Libyan women fight for their civil and political rights

The ’’ Why Me for Women’s rights ’’ association recently launched an intensive campaign against the marriage of under-age girls which has become a widespread phenomenon in Libya given the security chaos, the difficult...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Turkey

Workshops for Syrians on women's political empowerment

Created 24.04.2018

Workshops for Syrians on women's political empowerment

The Syrian Women´s Network has recently conducted several trainings and workshops on several issues related to gender equality, in collaboration with Ward Al Balad Forum, in the Turkish city of Şanlıurfa.    40 trainees...