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The Foundation - Types of Violence - Algeria

Create favourable conditions for the establishment of a reception and accommodation centre for women victims of violence in Oran

Created 16.11.2016

Women in Communication (Femmes en communication) FEC - Oran’s Office is realizing a project following on from the pilot mobilization action of gender equality actors which it carries as the leader of the local cluster of gender equality actors...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - Euro-Mediterranean region

The Foundation struggles for including gender in climate agreements in COP22 in Marrakech

Created 08.11.2016

Women, environment and sustainable development are an indivisible whole. The climate agreements must incorporate the gender approach as urban and rural women in developing countries are on the first line of defense and profoundly affected by climate...

The Foundation - Types of Violence - Portugal

A member in the spotlight: Plataforma Portuguesa para os Direitos das Mulheres

Created 02.11.2016

The Foundation had the opportunity to meet Ana Sofia Fernandes, president of the Plataforma Portuguesa para os Direitos das Mulheres (PpDM) which is a member of the Foundation's Association's Network since May 2015.PpDM is an independent...

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

Learning exchanges between Euro-Med associations to promote gender equality

Created 31.10.2016

The learning exchange is a process of peer-to-peer exchanges between associations working for gender equality which consists in sharing experiences and working methods to favour mutual enrichment, synergies and networking. The learning exchanges...

Research - Education / Professional training - Tunisia

Papers from the colloquium on Globalization, Gender and Mobility

Created 26.10.2016

The colloquium “Globalization, Gender and Mobility” was co-organized by the Euro-Mediterranean Academic and Scientific Network on Women and Gender (RUSEMEG) and the Center of Arab Women for Training and Research (CAWTAR) on May, 11, 2016...

Research - Education / Professional training - Morocco

Papers from the seminar on Women´s Economic Empowerment in Rabat

Created 26.10.2016

The research seminar "Brakes and barriers to women’s economic empowerment" was organised by the RUSEMEG in Rabat (Morocco) on May 27 and 28, 2015. This seminar was carried out as part of the Axis 1 "Strengthening the capacity of equality...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Lebanon

Mobilising decision makers to amend the Lebanese Municipal Elections' Law

Created 25.10.2016

The Committee for the Follow-Up on Women's Issues – CFUWI has recently produced a guide which calls for the amendment of the municipalities’ law in Lebanon, and for the adoption of women´s quota, in order to ensure gender equality...

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

Video of the advocacy workshop in favour of women in the Mediterranean

Created 20.10.2016

This video (which is mainly in French with subtitles in English and Arabic) presents the CSO WINS project “Capacity-building in the Southern Mediterranean to open policy dialogue and monitoring for women in society”, funded by the...

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

Local clusters of gender equality actors are presented to policy makers and other Euro-Mediterranean actors

Created 18.10.2016

The Foundation analyses women’s local realities and public policies through consultations and dialogues at a grass-roots level. Concretely, the Foundation sets up local clusters of gender equality actors every year, in Algeria, Egypt, Jordan,...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Jordan

Mobilizing the community to promote women's participation in the local councils

Created 27.09.2016

Building Bridges Association (BBA) will conduct a project under the pilot mobilization action of gender equality actors which it conducted as the leader of the local cluster of gender equality actors© (Cycle 1). BBA conducted the pilot action...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Morocco

Combating violence against women and child marriage in Marrakech

Created 21.09.2016

The Federation of women’s rights leagues of Marrakech (FLDF Marrakech in French) has started a project under the pilot mobilization action of gender equality actors which it conducted as the leader of the local cluster of gender equality...

The Foundation - Types of Violence - Morocco

The Foundation works to push forward the regional gender equality agenda

Created 15.09.2016

The next Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Regional Dialogue meeting on Women’s Empowerment will take place in Barcelona on October 10th, 2016, within the framework of the 3rd High level UfM Conference “Women for the Mediterranean,...