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Network of networks - Education / Professional training - Spain

The CNJC launches a guide for young people against machismo violence

Created 17.10.2018

The CNJC launches a guide for young people against machismo violence

The National Youth Council of Catalonia (Consell Nacional de la Joventut de Catalunya - CNJC) has launched the educational project "Unfollow a les violències masclistes" ("Unfollow machismo violence"), whose aim is to prevent and address...

Network of networks - Culture / Sports / Leasure - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Mar de Paraules Literary Contest: Women's Empowerment in the Spotlight

Created 15.10.2018

Mar de Paraules Literary Contest: Women's Empowerment in the Spotlight

"Mar de paraules" (A Sea of Words) is an international literary contest of stories and tales launched by the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) and the Anna Lindh Foundation which wants to contribute to the dialogue between peoples and...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Egypt

Awareness campaign on the legal and social risks of early marriage in Egypt

Created 09.10.2018

Awareness campaign on the legal and social risks of early marriage in Egypt

To commemorate the International Day of the Girl on October 11th which the United Nations adopted to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls face, while promoting girls’ empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights, Cedaw...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Palestinian Authority

Discussions with CEDAW on the situation of Palestinian women

Created 07.10.2018

Discussions with CEDAW on the situation of Palestinian women

As part of the Non-Governmental Women Coalition for the Implementation of CEDAW delegation, the Palestinian Centre for Peace and Democracy (PCPD) discussed the situation of Palestinian women with the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination...

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Egypt

Economic support to imprisoned female debtors in Egypt

Created 06.10.2018

Economic support to imprisoned female debtors in Egypt

On September 24 2018, the Care of the Children of Female Prisoners Association signed a collaboration agreement with the National Foundation for Family and Community Development, which is affiliated to the Egyptian Ministry of Insurance and Social...

Network of networks - Types of Violence - Morocco

In Morocco, women's rights are yet to be claimed

Created 28.09.2018

In Morocco, women's rights are yet to be claimed

‘’In Morocco, the entry into force of a the law against violence against women seems to be going in the right direction. But many feminists believe that it does not go far enough. The recent cases of sexual assault reflect how the...

Network of networks - Education / Professional training - Libya

Libya: A Charter of Honour on women's participation in politics and peace-making

Created 10.09.2018

Libya: A Charter of Honour on women's participation in politics and peace-making

Jurists without Chains (JWC) has recently launched a charter of Honour on "Women’s Participation in Political Life and Peace-making" which was signed by a number of political leaders and activists, decision-makers and opinion leaders in Libya....

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Morocco

Pilot project to empower elected women in Ifrane in the communes

Created 14.08.2018

Pilot project to empower elected women in Ifrane in the communes

The Tazghart Azrou association has launched a pilot project aimed at strengthening the role and place of elected women in Ifrane province and empowering them in terms of local governance and the management of the municipalities that they represent....

Network of networks - Civil and political rights - Egypt

Intensive efforts by Cedaw Foundation to enable women to run for local councils

Created 12.08.2018

Intensive efforts by Cedaw Foundation to enable women to run for local councils

The Cedaw Foundation for Democracy and Human Rights is currently implementing a number of workshops aimed at training women who wish to run for next local elections scheduled for next year. These trainings cover different aspect of the elections,...

Network of networks - Culture / Sports / Leasure - Bulgaria

Mobile photo exhibition to highlight Bulgarian women's role in the society

Created 25.07.2018

Mobile photo exhibition to highlight Bulgarian women's role in the society

The Gender Alternatives Foundation launched its first artistic project "Women in Urban and Rural Areas - an Overview of Their Role in Society". The project is part of the cultural program of Plovdiv European Capital of Culture 2019 and is co-funded...

Network of networks - Economy / Employment - Egypt

AL TA'MARBOUTA: The key to reducing rural poverty

Created 24.07.2018

AL TA'MARBOUTA: The key to reducing rural poverty

The Self-Development, Interchange and Solidarity Movement (M. A. I. S. ) launched its new project ‘’ AL TA’MARBOUTA ‘’ which aims at reducing rural poverty of small producers and the most vulnerable groups such as...

Network of networks - Economy / Employment - Libya

Jusoor launches the first women business Incubator in Libya - LEAP

Created 20.07.2018

Jusoor launches the first women business Incubator in Libya - LEAP

This summer, Jusoor Center for Studies and Development (Jusoor) launched LEAP, a new business incubator aiming at contributing to the building of an inclusive economy in Libya. Through LEAP, Jusoor aims to create a vibrant community of like-minded...