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

Empowering young women in the Mediterranean through social and solidarity economy

Created 30.11.2017

Empowering young women in the Mediterranean through social and solidarity economy

‘’Social and Solidarity Economy: A common path’’ was the title of a working session in which the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed)’s Gender Department took part on November 22nd 2017. The session was held...

The Foundation - Economy / Employment - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Female entrepreneurs from all the Mediterranean join forces at the IX Meda Women Forum

Created 30.11.2017

Female entrepreneurs from all the Mediterranean join forces at the IX Meda Women Forum

Within the framework of the Mediterranean Week of Economic Leaders (MedaWeek Barcelona 2017), last 24th of November more than 200 women from 23 Mediterranean countries gathered at the IX Mediterranean Women Entrepreneurs...

Network of networks - Types of Violence - Tunisia

Several activities in Djerba within the 16 Days of Activism to end violence against women

Created 29.11.2017

Several activities in Djerba within the 16 Days of Activism to end violence against women

Between the 25th of November (the international Day to End Violence against Women) and the 10th of December 2017, Mada Association for Citizenship and Development, in cooperation with some partners, organized the "Unite to End Violence Against...

The Foundation - Health / Emotional and sexual life - Morocco

Tangible results for Anaouat campaign against female child marriage in Chichaoua

Created 28.11.2017

Tangible results for Anaouat campaign against female child marriage in Chichaoua

In Morocco 40. 000 female minors are married every year. In Chichaoua Province alone 283 female child marriages were registered in 2016 according to Anaouat association for women and children who has recently concluded an advocacy campaign against...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Women and the associations defending them: the future of the Mediterranean

Created 22.11.2017

Women and the associations defending them: the future of the Mediterranean

Gender equality is an urgent issue in order to insure peace, democracy and human rights in the Euro-Mediterranean region. The "Euro-Mediterranean Regional Dialogue on Advocacy in the Field of Gender Equality" held in Casablanca from the 24th to the...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Tunisia

The importance of youth involvement in civil society to achieve equality

Created 21.11.2017

The importance of youth involvement in civil society to achieve equality

The association Jusoor Al Mouatana (bridges of citizenship) works to promote the active participation of young women and men in changing mentalities to improve their reality and their living conditions. To this end, the association has recently...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Check out our Newsletter for November 2017

Created 10.11.2017

Check out our Newsletter for November 2017

In this month’s newsletter we bring you updates on the projects we support, news about our member’s initiatives, plus a selection of documents and events related to women’s rights in the Euro-Mediterranean countries. We mainly...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Palestinian Authority

Elections are you and I, not you without me, successful campaign by Hiwar

Created 31.10.2017

Elections are you and I, not you without me, successful campaign by Hiwar

Palestinian women are underrepresented in local councils although the Palestinian law on local elections stresses that women’s representations in local councils should not be less than 20%. Therefore, Hiwar Center for Youth and Women’s...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Egypt

Badr Association concludes its campaign to defend women's right to inheritance

Created 31.10.2017

Badr Association concludes its campaign to defend women's right to inheritance

Badr Al-Tawayel Association is working hard to address a wide spread phenomenon in Egypt in general, and in upper Egypt countryside in particular, where women are deprived of their inheritance. This phenomenon is due to the customs and traditions...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Morocco

Screening of a film about French-Moroccan activist Latifa Ibn Ziaten in Marrakesh

Created 27.10.2017

Screening of a film about French-Moroccan activist Latifa Ibn Ziaten in Marrakesh

For the first time, the film recounting the journey of Mrs. Latifa Ibn Ziaten "Latifa, the heart in combat" will be screened in Morocco on November 9, 2017 at 18H at the ESAV (School of Visual Arts of Marrakesh). Madame latifa Ibn Ziaten will lead...

Success in the Mediterranean region for citizenship education practices at school: total engagement for preventing violence and to promote the values of gender equality

Throughout 2017 the Forming Responsible Citizens (FRC) project has been setting up a big community in the Mediterranean region: today the FRC is carrying on its activities in Tunisia, Morocco, Jordan and Lebanon. The project identifies schools as a...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Women-friendly cities and gender perspectives on urban policies

Created 11.10.2017

Women-friendly cities and gender perspectives on urban policies

What is women’s reconquest of the city? What is the place of women in the urban space and the transformation of cities? What does egalitarian governance mean at the local level? What is the influence of local elected representatives on the...