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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....

The Foundation - Types of Violence - Euro-Mediterranean region

The Foundation promotes women's role in countering violent extremism

Created 31.07.2017

Between the 18th and the 19th of July 2017, the Foundation participated at a meeting gathering more than 40 experts, practitioners and advocates in peace, security and Prevention of Violent Extremism (PVE). The meeting which was organized, in...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - Euro-Mediterranean region

Active participation of the Foundation at the Southern Neighbourhood Civil Society Forum

Created 31.07.2017

Between the 10th and the 12th of July 2017, nearly sixty non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from the southern Mediterranean and Member States of the European Union (EU) were invited, to Brussels, to exchange views with the European Commission and...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - Euro-Mediterranean region

Women's organizations laid out strong relationships for future actions

Created 28.07.2017

Sixteen associations from the Southern Mediterranean and the European Union participated in learning exchanges on advocacy and calling out to the decision makers. Eight of them have led advocacy campaigns on different issues (women’s rights...

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...