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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 a...

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...

The Foundation - Culture / Sports / Leasure - Morocco

The Foundation contributes to education in arts and cultural policies

Created 03.05.2017

Gender and culture are both key elements and cross-disciplinary issues for the development of the Southern Mediterranean and advocacy is a priority for the civil society actors who work in these fields. For this reason, synergies have been...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Tunisia

Encouraging women’s participation in public life in Douar Hicher

Created 28.04.2017

Women’s participation in political and public life is one of the most concrete signs of their emancipation. In Tunisia, despite women’s expectations, their presence in decision-making positions remains low because of many factors such...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Palestinian Authority

MIFTAH wants to strengthen women’s access to decision-making positions

Created 27.04.2017

In Palestine, women and youth are underrepresented in local councils, in political bodies and in the public life. Decision-making positions are held by middle-aged men. Therefore, the association The Palestinian Initiative for the Promotion of...