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The Foundation - Miscellaneous - - Euro-Mediterranean region

December's newsletter is out!

Created 15.12.2017

December's newsletter is out!

For us and for our partners, the last two months we´re quite exciting and fruitful. Between the 24th and 26th of October 2017 we´ve organized the Euro-Mediterranean Dialogue on Advocacy for Gender Equality, in Casablanca (Morocco),...

The Foundation - Economy / Employment - Libya

Jusoor advocates for increasing Libyan women's access to formal economy

Created 30.11.2017

Jusoor advocates for increasing Libyan women's access to formal economy

Given the complex economic and regulatory environment and the instability in Libya, business registration is quite difficult and expensive. That’s why many female entrepreneurs and business owners prefer to work in the shadow economy. This...

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

Female entrepreneurs from all the Mediterranean join forces at the IX Meda Women Forum

Created 30.11.2017

Female entrepreneurs from all the Mediterranean join forces at the IX Meda Women Forum

Within the framework of the Mediterranean Week of Economic Leaders (MedaWeek Barcelona 2017), last 24th of November more than 200 women from 23 Mediterranean countries gathered at the IX Mediterranean Women Entrepreneurs...

The Foundation - Health / Emotional and sexual life - Morocco

Tangible results for Anaouat campaign against female child marriage in Chichaoua

Created 28.11.2017

Tangible results for Anaouat campaign against female child marriage in Chichaoua

In Morocco 40. 000 female minors are married every year. In Chichaoua Province alone 283 female child marriages were registered in 2016 according to Anaouat association for women and children who has recently concluded an advocacy campaign against...

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

Women and the associations defending them: the future of the Mediterranean

Created 22.11.2017

Women and the associations defending them: the future of the Mediterranean

Gender equality is an urgent issue in order to insure peace, democracy and human rights in the Euro-Mediterranean region. The "Euro-Mediterranean Regional Dialogue on Advocacy in the Field of Gender Equality" held in Casablanca from the 24th to the...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - - Euro-Mediterranean region

Check out our Newsletter for November 2017

Created 10.11.2017

Check out our Newsletter for November 2017

In this month’s newsletter we bring you updates on the projects we support, news about our member’s initiatives, plus a selection of documents and events related to women’s rights in the Euro-Mediterranean countries. We mainly...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Palestinian Authority

Elections are you and I, not you without me, successful campaign by Hiwar

Created 31.10.2017

Elections are you and I, not you without me, successful campaign by Hiwar

Palestinian women are underrepresented in local councils although the Palestinian law on local elections stresses that women’s representations in local councils should not be less than 20%. Therefore, Hiwar Center for Youth and Women’s...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Egypt

Badr Association concludes its campaign to defend women's right to inheritance

Created 31.10.2017

Badr Association concludes its campaign to defend women's right to inheritance

Badr Al-Tawayel Association is working hard to address a wide spread phenomenon in Egypt in general, and in upper Egypt countryside in particular, where women are deprived of their inheritance. This phenomenon is due to the customs and traditions...

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

Women-friendly cities and gender perspectives on urban policies

Created 11.10.2017

Women-friendly cities and gender perspectives on urban policies

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

Check out our Newsletter for October 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

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

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

Concrete actions by JFBPW to promote professional equality in Zarqaa

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...