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The Foundation - Civil and political rights - MENA region

Apply to our call for applications for the mobilization of gender equality actors!

Created 17.07.2017

This call for applications aims to identify associations which want to encourage networking and joint actions with other gender equality actors of their territory following a local approach. The 7 selected associations (1 for each of the 7...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - Euro-Mediterranean region

Take a look at the new design for our newsletter!

Created 11.07.2017

This July, we are proud to present a new design for our newsletter. Check it out in the following link and let us know what you think. We hope you like it!Though summer is already here, last month has been full of activities, new reports and...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Tunisia

VFJ raises women’s capacities to have an active role in politics in Monastir

Created 30.06.2017

The Tunisian association Voix de la Femme à Jemmel – VFJ undertook a project which seeks to enhance women’s capacities to become effective leaders and obtain decision-making positions at local level. This project is developed in...

The Foundation - Economy / Employment - Algeria

AFEV analyses how to foster women’s entrepreneurship in Algiers

Created 28.06.2017

In Algeria, there are few studies on women’s entrepreneurship at the local level. The Association of Women in Green Economy (Association des femmes en économie verte) -AFEV undertook a study in order to bring women’s vision of their...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Morocco

Tamaynut is engaged to push women into decision-making decisions in Souss-Massa

Created 23.06.2017

Several structural obstacles prevent women´s access to leadership. These obstacles are of a legal, socio-economic, cultural and individual nature, involving a range of institutional and individual actors.To better understand the situation,...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Euro-Mediterranean region

16 associations work in pairs to influence women’s policies

Created 20.06.2017

Sixteen associations from the Southern Mediterranean and the EU are involved in learning exchanges to share ideas on their strategies to defend women’s rights and approach policy-makers. Eight of them are developing advocacy campaigns on...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - Euro-Mediterranean region

Have a look at our June’s Newsletter!

Created 09.06.2017

Our Newsletter N.11 is now available!We are proud to present you the new study about gender-based violence in Marrakech – Safi elaborated by the Federation of Women’s Rights Leagues in Marrakech-Safi with the participation of NGOs, the...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - MENA region

The Foundation strengthens links with young women leaders from the MENA region

Created 29.05.2017

On May 9, the Foundation attended the opening of the Course: Women of the Future in the Mediterranean (FAM) which took place in Paris. This course consisted of a series of classes and workshops on gender, politics and leaderships designed to...

The Foundation - Types of Violence - Lebanon

The LLWR analyses how to lower trafficking in women and prostitution in Beirut

Created 24.05.2017

Trafficking in women and prostitution have shot up in Lebanon in the last years due to the difficult social and economic situation and the influx of refugees, including many vulnerable women and girls. Thus, the country has become a hub, a place of...

The Foundation - Economy / Employment - Jordan

Improving the conditions of female workers in Zarqa

Created 22.05.2017

The industrial sector is extremely developed in Zarqa (Jordan) where it represents more than half of the national industry size. Actually the petroleum refinery Jordan, the Hussein Thermal station’s processing centers, and a free zone called...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - Euro-Mediterranean region

Check out our May's Newsletter!

Created 12.05.2017

Our Newsletter N.10 is now available!It includes news about the CSO WINS advocacy campaigns in Libya and Egypt related to women’s civil and political rights and women’s economic empowerment.You will learn more about...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Tunisia

In the spotlight: mobilizing local actors and authorities for gender equality

Created 04.05.2017

Last 8th December 2016, the kick-off seminar for the initiative "Strengthening the capacities of equality actors”, funded by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development (MAEDI) and empowered by the Foundation, took...