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Network of networks - Economy / Employment - Spain

Would you like to work with us? Technical Support for the Internet Platform

Created 18.04.2017

The European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) is offering a position to provide technical support in the Documentation Centre of the collaborative Internet platform on gender equality in English, French and Arabic as a component of the...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Jordan

Women participation in local councils in Irbid governorate/in Qasaba, Korah and Bani Kinana districts

Created 11.04.2017

This project is the result of the mobilization pilot action of local actors "Strengthening the capacity of gender equality actors" that was implemented in Irbid governorate in 2015, it will allow BBA to keep in contact with the women candidates for...

The Foundation - Economy / Employment - Libya

Campaign for including female entrepreneurs in the official market in Libya

Created 11.04.2017

Campaign for including female entrepreneurs in the official market in Libya

In Libya, most of female-owned businesses and start-ups are not officially registered. Women often use social media and online-based outlets to promote their businesses in order to avoid government’s registration fees and the complicated tax...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Egypt

Advocacy campaign to support women’s right to inheritance in Sohag

Created 05.04.2017

Advocacy campaign to support women’s right to inheritance in Sohag

Although the Egyptian Civil Code states that women have the right to own, inherit and independently use their property equally to men, many Egyptian women, especially in rural areas, are deprived from their inheritance. In Sohag’s...

Network of networks - Economy / Employment - Morocco

Networking in the hands of exceptional women

Created 30.03.2017

Networking in the hands of exceptional women

The second edition of the networking meeting of the Women's Network for Mentoring was held on 25 March in Casablanca. At the meeting, there were a variety of profiles: 20% of the participants were business leaders, 20% came from the communication...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Tunisia

Commemoration of the Palestinian Land Day and Prisoners Journey. Tunisia-Palestine Cultural Week.

Created 30.03.2017

Commemoration of the Palestinian Land Day and Prisoners Journey. Tunisia-Palestine Cultural Week.

On the occasion of the commemoration of the Palestinian’s Land Day and Palestinian’s Prisoners Day, the Union Nationale de la Femme Tunisienne (UNFT) organized a cultural demonstration under the theme: « Tunisian cultural week of...

Network of networks - Education / Professional training - Morocco

Animated stories for children to read and listen!

Created 29.03.2017

Animated stories for children to read and listen!

Inwi, Yanbow El Kitab and the Zakoura Foundation present these animated stories for children to read and to listen. The six tales have been collected by the Foundation’s teams from women who were in literacy courses in 6 regions of...

The Foundation - Economy / Employment - Libya

A member in the Spotlight: Jusoor Centre for Studies and Development

Created 29.03.2017

A member in the Spotlight: Jusoor Centre for Studies and Development

The Jusoor Center for Studies and Development is a Libyan non-governmental organization which is committed to independent policy research and to encourage human development through economic and social empowerment projects. The aim of Jusoor is...

Network of networks - Economy / Employment - Spain

The Complex Relationship Between the Telecomm Sector and Gender Equality

Created 29.03.2017

Oftentimes the inequalities experienced by women in Western, developed countries are reduced or discounted in comparison to the grave and life-threatening injustices so commonly suffered by those in developing nations. But the discrimination of...

Network of networks - Education / Professional training - Morocco

Responsible Citizens training for teachers and new practices of community learning for Students in Morocco and Tunisia

Created 29.03.2017

Responsible Citizens training for teachers and new practices of community learning for Students in Morocco and Tunisia

After two years of work, study, analysis, workshops and seminars, Forming Responsible Citizens, a Euro-Mediterranean project that aims to prevent juvenile violence and transmit Values of equality between man and woman, is carrying out the third...

The Foundation - Types of Violence - Algeria

Advocacy campaign against sexual violence and verbal harassment in the public spaces in Guelma

Created 28.03.2017

Advocacy campaign against sexual violence and verbal harassment in the public spaces in Guelma

Verbal harassment, physical violence and sexual harassment against girls and female students are a widespread phenomenon in public spaces in Algeria. According to police reports, 278 cases were reported in Guelma Province in 2015. Despite that the...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Tunisia

Advocacy campaign in favour of women’s participation in local governance in Sfax

Created 24.03.2017

Advocacy campaign in favour of women’s participation in local governance in Sfax

Despite the active role of Tunisian women in professional life and civil society, their presence in decision-making positions at all levels (political parties, local councils, parliament…) remains much below their expectations. Moreover, the...