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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 - Egypt

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...

The Foundation - Economy / Employment - Jordan

Empowering female factory workers towards fairer labour conditions in Zarqaa

Created 27.11.2018

Empowering female factory workers towards fairer labour conditions in Zarqaa

In the factories of Zarqaa, one of the most important industrial hubs in Jordan, female workers endure difficult situations and various forms of discrimination, some are also victims of sexual harassment. According to diagnosis by the Jordan Forum...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Morocco

Training elected women for more effective local governance in Ifrane

Created 23.11.2018

Training elected women for more effective local governance in Ifrane

Despite favorable frameworks to equal opportunities in terms of access to political and governance structures in Morocco, women’s presence and effective participation in elected positions in local authorities remain below expectations,...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Tunisia

The Chemin de la Dignité association accompanies women leaders in Douar Hicher

Created 30.10.2018

The Chemin de la Dignité association accompanies women leaders in Douar Hicher

The political and public participation of women is today a major imperative for the realization of democracy and the consolidation of gender equality in society. In Tunisia, despite the constitutional gains regarding women’s rights, their...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - Lebanon

Donia promotes women's engagement in environment protection in Lebanon

Created 30.10.2018

Donia promotes women's engagement in environment protection in Lebanon

Lebanon is currently experiencing deforestation, soil erosion, desertification, air pollution from vehicular traffic and the burning of industrial wastes, pollution of coastal waters from raw sewage, and oil spills. Additionally, due to...

The Foundation - Education / Professional training - Palestinian Authority

Fighting against female school dropouts in Areas C in Bethlehem and Hebron

Created 28.09.2018

Fighting against female school dropouts in Areas C in Bethlehem and Hebron

Education is considered as an important factor in enhancing a person’s opportunities in social and economic mobility. However, leaving school at an early age remains a problem, to which poverty and being female are generally associated with....

The Foundation - Economy / Employment - Tunisia

Climate Change and women's economic empowerment in Tozeur

Created 28.09.2018

Climate Change and women's economic empowerment in Tozeur

Oasis territories in Tunisia have undergone major changes in recent years due to climate change, which affects the health of populations and their way of life. According to the UN, women are the most concerned by this phenomenon. To deepen this...

The Foundation - Culture / Sports / Leasure - - Euro-Mediterranean region

The FFEM promotes art as a catalyst for feminist struggle at the CIRFF congress

Created 05.09.2018

The FFEM promotes art as a catalyst for feminist struggle at the CIRFF congress

In August, FFEM organized several activities within the framework of the International Congress of Feminist Research in Francophonie (CIRFF) at Paris Nanterre University. Part of these activities, an exhibition and a seminar in particular, were...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - - Euro-Mediterranean region

FFEM contributes to the collective feminist debate at Paris-Nanterre University

Created 04.09.2018

FFEM contributes to the collective feminist debate at Paris-Nanterre University

With the presence of 20 researchers and leaders of associations committed to equality, our Foundation contributed to the collective reflection on the relations of patriarchy and contemporary feminist issues, subjects at the heart of the debate of...

They are registered on the platform of the Euro-Mediterranean Women's Foundation

Arab Women Parlamentarian Network
Building Bridge Association (BBA)
Association Khmir Environnement et Développement
Association Joussour de Citoyenneté (AJC)
Assiwar- the Feminist Arab Movement
Programme d'Appui à la Société Civile (PASC-TUNISIE)
Rede Portuguesa de Jovens para a Igualdade de Oportunidades entre Mulheres e Homens
Amel Association International
National Association for the defense of rights and freedoms (NADRF)
Youth Empowerment Society - YES
Zouhair Gassim
I & P Image & Paroles
Association El Ghaith
Jusoor Center for Studies and Development
Radio Hawa FM
Aswat Nissa
Myriem Narjis
Youth & Women Empowerment Forum
Kayan Feminist Organization
Tunisian Association of Women Judges- TAWJ
The Association of Women and Community for Comprehensive Development in Tiba
Genre en Action
Abdulhakeq Al Barghazi
The School Girls of Azaghar Foundation
Nansen Dialogue Montenegro
Voix de la Femme Jemmeliya (VFJ)
Centre ADHUC - Teoria, Gènere, Sexualitat
Kayan Masr foundation for Development, Training & Community Participation Support
Université d'  Alger III
Jerusalem Center for Women
Hajar Foundation for Community Development
CIHEAM Istituto Agronomico Mediterraneo
Bint Bladi Association
Hillary Rodham Clinton Center for Women'    s Empowerment (HCC)
Equality Unit

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