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

Women-friendly cities and gender perspectives on urban policies

Created 11.10.2017

What is women’s reconquest of the city? What is the place of women in the urban space and the transformation of cities? What does egalitarian governance mean at the local level? What is the influence of local elected representatives on the...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - Euro-Mediterranean region

Check out our Newsletter for October 2017

Created 10.10.2017

In this month’s edition we bring you a bunch of updates regarding our projects and activities, as well as the news of our Network members, and a selection of interesting documents and resources that we recently uploaded to our Documentation...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - Euro-Mediterranean region

Reflection on women as vectors of dialogue and hope in the Mediterranean

Created 27.09.2017

The "KĪMIYYA Forum. Women Actors of Dialogue" was dedicated to the role of women in creating links among civil society organizations in the Mediterranean. The meeting focused on women’s relationships with democracy, economy, traditions,...

The Foundation - Economy / Employment - Jordan

Concrete actions by JFBPW to promote professional equality in Zarqaa

Created 26.09.2017

Gender inequality in factories in Zarqaa has multiple aspects that affects women’s professional development and engagement in economic activities in this area in Jordan”, says a recent field study by the Jordan Forum for Business and...

The Foundation - Types of Violence - Algeria

INFO-COM Jeunes de Guelma campaign against sexual harrasement in Guelma comes to end

Created 26.09.2017

Despite the fact that law criminalizes sexual and verbal harassment, women and girls are still suffering of this type of violence which intimidates them and limits their presence and participation in public and recreational activities. Early in...

The Foundation - Types of Violence - Egypt

Our daughters are not for sale Campaign successfully completed by SICJHR

Created 21.09.2017

Seasonal or tourist marriage is a wide-spread phenomena in Egypt that women’s rights and feminist organization are struggling to end. In this type of marriage, non-Egyptian men vacationing in the country marry girls much younger than them for...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - Euro-Mediterranean region

Check out our September Newsletter

Created 13.09.2017

In this month’s newsletter we propose a selection of our most distinct resources, documents and news celebrating the recent advances in women’s rights in the Euro-Mediterranean Region, and highlighting women and feminist...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Egypt

NADRF studies how to encourage women to run effectively for local elections

Created 10.08.2017

When it comes to political participation, Egyptian women, especially those living in rural and marginalized areas, such as Upper Egypt, face huge challenges that often prevent them from stepping into the political arena. Despite the conservative...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Palestinian Authority

MIFTAH supports a fair participation of women in policy making in Palestine

Created 08.08.2017

While women and youth make up the largest segments of the Palestinian society, their participation in the political life remains under expectations. Underrepresentation of women and youth in leadership and decision making levels severely impacts...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - Euro-Mediterranean region

Check out our August Newsletter

Created 07.08.2017

Our Newsletter for this month reflects the awesome efforts of equality actors across the Euro-Mediterranean region starting from Palestine where young men and women are fighting against GBV through a series of training; passing by Lebanon where our...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Tunisia

Mouwatinet promotes women's participation in municipal elections in Sfax

Created 04.08.2017

Although Tunisian women have always been active in political life and despite the Tunisian constitution which guarantees gender equality, and the recent modification of the electoral law by the Tunisian parliament who approved horizontal and...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Lebanon

Women in front continues its struggle for female quota at the Lebanese Parliament

Created 03.08.2017

In June 2017, the Lebanese Government approved a new electoral law based on proportional representation for the first time in the country’s history, yet it failed in passing important reforms to this law, and most importantly the female quota....