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Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Palestinian Authority

Workshop in the West Bank to promote women's participation in public life

Created 29.01.2019

Workshop in the West Bank to promote women's participation in public life

A workshop on "Enhancing Women’s Participation in Public Life and Decision-making" was organized by Hiwar Center for youth and women’s empowerment on 19 December 2018 at the vocational training center of the village Beit Ur al-Tahta near Ramallah in...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - France

G7 Gender Coalition: consolidating women's rights at the heart of G7

Created 29.01.2019

G7 Gender Coalition: consolidating women's rights at the heart of G7

We are pleased to announce that we are part of the "G7 Gender Coalition", which brings together civil society actors from France and other countries to promote the issues of gender equality during the French presidency of G7 in 2019 *. The...

Network of networks - Culture / Sports / Leasure - Palestinian Authority

A series of trainings to empower women in Rafah, Gaza

Created 23.01.2019

A series of trainings to empower women in Rafah, Gaza

The Women’s Program Center recently held a number of training courses aimed at empowering women and young women in the city of Rafah (Gaza Strip, Palestine) and building their capacities in many areas. On January 13, the Center organized training...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Tunisia

Gender mainstreaming in political parties in Tunisia: Good practices

Created 26.12.2018

Gender mainstreaming in political parties in Tunisia: Good practices

On December 18, 2018, Aswat Nissa presented its study "Good Practices in Gender Mainstreaming in Political Parties", based on a desk-review followed by a collection of quantitative and qualitative data from 40 young women engaged on the political...

The Foundation - Economy / Employment - Algeria

Trainings and region fair to stir up women's entrepreneurship in Setif

Created 21.12.2018

Trainings and region fair to stir up women's entrepreneurship in Setif

In 2018, Women in Business of Algeria association (WIBA) conducted a field diagnosis and implemented a project aimed at drawing attention to the potential of entrepreneurship for women’s employment, and increasing the profitability and...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Jordan

Exploring local perceptions of women in decision-making in Ma'an governorate

Created 21.12.2018

Exploring local perceptions of women in decision-making in Ma'an governorate

Despite Jordan’s legal and constitutional provisions favorable to women’s access to public service and the decision-making, women’s presence in high rank, political and leadership positions remains way lower than aspired,...

The Foundation - Types of Violence - Egypt

Intensive efforts in Alexandria to engage men in the fight against VAW

Created 21.12.2018

Intensive efforts in Alexandria to engage men in the fight against VAW

A survey conducted in 2016 by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics in Egypt indicates that the economic cost of “intimate partner violence” has amounted to 2. 17 billion Egyptian Pounds, with around 2. 4 million...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - - MENA region

Human Rights Day: The FFEM's contribution to gender and development issues

Created 21.12.2018

Human Rights Day: The FFEM's contribution to gender and development issues

On the occasion of Human Rights Day and the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, on December 10, 2018, a meeting was held at the National Assembly in Paris on the rights of women in North Africa and the Middle East. The...

Network of networks - Miscellaneous - Spain

Boosting the role of Catalonia to promote gender equality in the Mediterranean

Created 17.12.2018

Boosting the role of Catalonia to promote gender equality in the Mediterranean

Last month, the Gender Programme of the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) teamed up with the Department of Foreign Action, Institutional Relations and Transparency of the Government of Catalonia (Spain) to organize a meeting with...

Network of networks - Types of Violence - Lebanon

Creating Safer Workplaces: Towards Sexual Harassment Policies in Lebanon

Created 06.12.2018

Creating Safer Workplaces: Towards Sexual Harassment Policies in Lebanon

The Arab Foundation for Freedoms and Equality (AFE) in partnership with HIVOS and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands has launched its latest campaign and study entitled ‘’Creating Safer Workplaces: Towards Sexual...

Network of networks - Types of Violence - - Euro-Mediterranean region

On the 16 Days of Activism: how MIGS fight against GBV

Created 05.12.2018

On the 16 Days of Activism: how MIGS fight against GBV

Together with the international community, Cyprus recently marked the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and Girls and the start of another year’s 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence (GBV). Violence...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Egypt

500 success stories about empowering female debtors and prisoners in Egypt

Created 04.12.2018

500 success stories about empowering female debtors and prisoners in Egypt

In celebration of the conclusion of its "New Life" project, the Care of Children of Female Prisoners Association held a conference entitled "The Beginning Not the End" to highlight the success stories of 500 female debtors  who joined the...