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The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Morocco

Training and advocacy to strengthen the role of elected women in Ifrane

Created 29.06.2018

Training and advocacy to strengthen the role of elected women in Ifrane

For several years, the Moroccan State has made continuous efforts for the empowerment and integration of women into political life. Through many legal measures, the representation of women in elected bodies has increased, and they have greater...

The Foundation - Economy / Employment - Algeria

AFEV contributed to the development of female entrepreneurship at a local level

Created 24.05.2018

AFEV contributed to the development of female entrepreneurship at a local level

The Association of Women in Green Economy - AFEV has recently concluded a field project to sensitize 30 women from the municipality of Bouzaréah (Algeria) to entrepreneurship. This project is the result of a previously elaborated diagnosis...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Palestinian Authority

MIFTAH promotes women and youth in decision-making positions in Palestine

Created 23.05.2018

MIFTAH promotes women and youth in decision-making positions in Palestine

The Palestinian Initiative for the Promotion of Global Dialogue and Democracy – MIFTAH recently concluded a project advocating for the inclusion of women and youth in high decision-making positions within the Palestinian political system,...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - Morocco

Anaouat meets Ms. Mingasson, a senior EU political official

Created 15.05.2018

Anaouat meets Ms. Mingasson, a senior EU political official

On May 10, the Delegation of the European Union to Morocco organized a meeting in Rabat between Ms. Amina Byouz, President of the Anaouat Association and Ms. Irène Mingasson, Head of Unit of EU’s "Regional Programmes Neighbourhood...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Jordan

Enhancing women's access to decision making at local level in Ma'an

Created 19.04.2018

Enhancing women's access to decision making at local level in Ma'an

Women in the governorate of Ma’an (Jordan) experience vulnerability and marginalization due to male domination within the family but also in decision-making. The clans -groups of interrelated families- support men’s nomination to...

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

We present you the 3 final winners of our photo contest

Created 03.04.2018

We present you the 3 final winners of our photo contest

We are pleased to announce the 3 final winners of our photography contest "Powerful Women: Breaking Stereotypes in the Euro-Mediterranean Region". These 3 women will participate in a workshop at the 8th International Congress of Feminist Research...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - - Euro-Mediterranean region

The Foundation at the 62nd session Commission on the Status of Women

Created 29.03.2018

The Foundation at the 62nd session Commission on the Status of Women

The sixty-second session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) was held at United Nations (UN) Headquarters from 12 to 23 March 2018 under the theme of the empowerment of women and girls in rural areas. The event was organized by UN Women...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - Lebanon

Analyzing women's role in preserving the environment in Tripoli

Created 28.03.2018

Analyzing women's role in preserving the environment in Tripoli

Since the formation of the Ministry of Environment in 1992, Lebanon has ratified several international agreements regarding the preservation of natural resources. For instance, in December 1994, the country adopted the United Nations Framework...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Vote for the finalists of our photo contest on gender stereotypes!

Created 27.02.2018

Vote for the finalists of our photo contest on gender stereotypes!

We are happy to announce the 10 finalists of our photography contest "Powerful women: breaking stereotypes in the Euro-Mediterranean region", launched last November. Congratulations to all of them!From now on, every Facebook user can vote...

The Foundation - Economy / Employment - Algeria

Pilot action to develop women's entrepreneurship in Setif

Created 27.02.2018

Pilot action to develop women's entrepreneurship in Setif

In Algeria, women contribute to economic growth at different levels, but their role in entrepreneurship remains relatively weak. In recent years, many policies and programs show a willingness to change and improve the status of women: participation...

The Foundation - Education / Professional training - Palestinian Authority

Enhancing girls access to education in the communities of Bethlehem and Hebron

Created 27.02.2018

Enhancing girls access to education in the communities of Bethlehem and Hebron

Several research studies suggest that girls living in communities classified as “Area C” that are under Israeli Authority’s control in the Bethlehem and Hebron Governorates, are particularly vulnerable in terms of facing schooling...

The Foundation - Types of Violence - Egypt

Protection mechanisms and strategies against VAW in Alexandria

Created 27.02.2018

Protection mechanisms and strategies against VAW in Alexandria

Women in Egypt are often subject to violence not only from family members and community members, but also by institutions of the state. ِAdditionally, women are constantly subjected to violence in the form of sexual harassment and abuse on the...