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The Foundation - Types of Violence - - European Union

EU guidelines on Violence Against Women and Girls and combating all forms of discrimination against them

Created 25.06.2020

June 19, 2020The adoption of guidelines on violence against women and girls is (in addition to being a clear reaffirmation of the universality of human rights) a mark of the EU’s clear political will to treat the subject of women’s r...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Let's name March 8 every day and everywhere!

Created 26.05.2020

The Euro-Mediterranean Women’s Foundation and the European Institute of the Mediterranean thank all those who participated in the campaign “Let’s Name March 8”. This initiative was conceived to highlight the work of women and girls leading...

The Foundation - Types of Violence - Bosnia-Herzegovina

Domestic violence can no longer be treated as a minor offence in Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Created 15.05.2020

Thanks to the efforts of Ivanka Marković, president of the Council for Combating Domestic Violence, and the civil society organisations working with her, Domestic Violence in Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina will be treated as a...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - - International

UN Women statement for the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, 2020

Created 15.05.2020

Breaking the silenceDate: Sunday, May 17, 2020 UN Women statement for the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. Around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic is exacerbating existing inequalities, including those ba...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Tunisia

Tunisia invited to accede to the Istanbul Convention

Created 30.04.2020

Tunisia invited to accede to the Istanbul Convention

PRESS RELEASE – Council of Europe & European Union Joint Programme – South Programme  On 24 April 2020, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe responded favourably to Tunisia’s official request to be i...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - Tunisia

Tunisia honours the first woman doctor on a banknote

Created 15.04.2020

Tunisia honours the first woman doctor on a banknote

Since March 27, 2020 in Tunisia, the portrait of Tawhida Ben Cheikh decorates the new banknote of 10 dinars issued in the middle of the coronavirus crisis. Known to have been the first Muslim woman in the Maghreb to practice as a doctor, Tawhida...

Council of Europe calls member States to change their legal definitions of rape based on lack of consent

Communication of the Council of EuropeAhead of International Women’s Day on Sunday 8 March 2020, Council of Europe Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić has called on all member states to change how rape is defined. In an opinion article...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - - European Union

European Commission's Gender Equality Strategy 2020-2025

Created 11.03.2020

On March 5, the European Commission presented its strategy for equality between women and men in Europe. While the EU is a global leader in gender equality and has made significant progress in the last decades, gender-based violence and stereotypes...

The Foundation - Culture / Sports / Leasure - Spain

Our Illustration Exhibition Drawing 4 Equality at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Created 10.03.2020

From the Ateneu L’Harmonia, our illustration Exhibition Drawing 4 Equality: Challenging gender roles on both sides of the Mediterranean moves to the Facultat de Traducció i d’Interpretació de la Universitat...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Union for the Mediterranean launches new regional mechanism to monitor gender equality in the area

Created 04.03.2020

Union for the Mediterranean launches new regional mechanism to monitor gender equality in the area

Barcelona, 2 March 2020The Union for the Mediterranean embraces the celebration of the International Women’s Day with the implementation of projects and initiatives in the framework of its regional agenda for women’s empowerment. UfM M...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Campaign: Outstanding Euro-Mediterranean Women Nominations

Created 03.03.2020

Campaign: Outstanding Euro-Mediterranean Women Nominations

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the Euro-Mediterranean Women’s Foundation launches a campaign to name and give visibility to outstanding women and girls of the Euro-Mediterranean area who are making an impact on their...

The Foundation - Economy / Employment - - Euro-Mediterranean region

The Mediterranean Women Entrepreneurs Forum, an opportunity for women-owned businesses

Created 27.11.2019

The Mediterranean Women Entrepreneurs Forum, an opportunity for women-owned businesses

On November 22nd was held the the MEDA Women Entrepreneurs Forum, c-organized by the Association of Mediterranean Business Women’s Organizations (AFAEMME) in collaboration with the Association of Chambers of Commerce and...