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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...

The Foundation - Economy / Employment - Luxembourg

Meeting with the EIB on how to integrate a gender lens in its investments

Created 09.02.2018

Meeting with the EIB on how to integrate a gender lens in its investments

Every year the European Investment Bank (EIB) invites civil society stakeholders to explain what it is doing and how decisions are made. The 2018 Seminar between Civil Society and the EIB’s Board of Directors took place in Luxemburg on 5 of...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - Tunisia

The impact of climate change on the empowerment of oasis women in Tozeur

Created 26.01.2018

The impact of climate change on the empowerment of oasis women in Tozeur

The association La ruche de la citoyenneté active à Tozeur [The hive of active citizenship in Tozeur] (Tunisia) works towards developing the oasis territories as regions that require specific treatments -especially in the face of...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Morocco

Analyzing the role of elected women in local authorities in Ifrane

Created 26.01.2018

Analyzing the role of elected women in local authorities in Ifrane

The principle of gender equality in Morocco is stated in the Constitution, more specifically in Article 19. Similarly, the laws of local authorities and the general legal environment confirm that gender equality is a priority for the country....

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

A seminar on gender diversity and governance for more equality in the public service

Created 10.01.2018

A seminar on gender diversity and governance for more equality in the public service

How do we measure discrimination against women and strengthen professional equality in the public sector? What is the impact of gender parity in the public action? Between the 14th  and 15th of December 2017, we participated in a seminar on...

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

Meeting with the 7 associations that will analyse the situation of women in 2018

Created 22.12.2017

Meeting with the 7 associations that will analyse the situation of women in 2018

The Foundation met in Amman with the 7 selected associations following the call for applications to mobilize equality actors at a local level (3rd edition). These associations will study subjects that have a direct impact on women’s lives...

The Foundation - Types of Violence - Algeria

FEC contributed to the provision of a better care for women victims of violence

Created 21.12.2017

FEC contributed to the provision of a better care for women victims of violence

The purpose of the project was to bring out the need for a shelter for women victims of violence in the wilaya of Oran where Algeria’s second biggest city (Oran) is located. In a first phase, the association Femmes en communication –...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - - MENA region

Launching of the Women's Economic Empowerment Forum

Created 18.12.2017

Launching of the Women's Economic Empowerment Forum

As part of the MENA-OECD Competitiveness Programme, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) launched the Women’s Economic Empowerment Forum that took place on the 7th and 8th of October 2017 in Cairo, Egypt....