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The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Tunisia

Policy dialogue for more gender-sensitive municipal actions in Sfax

Created 29.03.2019

Policy dialogue for more gender-sensitive municipal actions in Sfax

Following its advocacy campaign for parity in municipal councils, which contributed, along with other initiatives, to increasing the number of elected women in Tunisia (48% of the elected officials in the 2018 municipal elections were women), the...

The Foundation - Types of Violence - Morocco

Anaouat spurs policy dialogue on child marriage in Morocco

Created 29.03.2019

Anaouat spurs policy dialogue on child marriage in Morocco

Child marriage was a the heart of the policy dialogue that Anaouat pour la femme et l’enfant Association (Anaouat for Women and Children Association) organized last 19 March 2019 in Marrakesh, Morocco. Over 40 figures including the Prosecutor...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Egypt

Badr leads a policy dialogue in Cairo to foster the inheritance law enforcement

Created 28.02.2019

Badr leads a policy dialogue in Cairo to foster the inheritance law enforcement

In 2017, the Egyptian parliament passed a new Inheritance law, law 219, giving women their legitimate right to inheritance after the majority had been deprived of it, especially in Upper Egypt where cultural norms and traditions dispossess women of...

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

Political dialogues to follow up on CSO WINS's 8 campaigns on women's rights

Created 31.01.2019

Political dialogues to follow up on CSO WINS's 8 campaigns on women's rights

Each one of the 8 associations that are part of the project CSO WINS will carry out policy dialogue actions during the first semester of 2019 as part of their advocacy campaigns. These actions aim primarily to promote the campaigns promoting...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - France

G7 Gender Coalition: consolidating women's rights at the heart of G7

Created 29.01.2019

G7 Gender Coalition: consolidating women's rights at the heart of G7

We are pleased to announce that we are part of the "G7 Gender Coalition", which brings together civil society actors from France and other countries to promote the issues of gender equality during the French presidency of G7 in 2019 *. The...

The Foundation - Economy / Employment - Algeria

Trainings and region fair to stir up women's entrepreneurship in Setif

Created 21.12.2018

Trainings and region fair to stir up women's entrepreneurship in Setif

In 2018, Women in Business of Algeria association (WIBA) conducted a field diagnosis and implemented a project aimed at drawing attention to the potential of entrepreneurship for women’s employment, and increasing the profitability and...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Jordan

Exploring local perceptions of women in decision-making in Ma'an governorate

Created 21.12.2018

Exploring local perceptions of women in decision-making in Ma'an governorate

Despite Jordan’s legal and constitutional provisions favorable to women’s access to public service and the decision-making, women’s presence in high rank, political and leadership positions remains way lower than aspired,...

The Foundation - Types of Violence - Egypt

Intensive efforts in Alexandria to engage men in the fight against VAW

Created 21.12.2018

Intensive efforts in Alexandria to engage men in the fight against VAW

A survey conducted in 2016 by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics in Egypt indicates that the economic cost of “intimate partner violence” has amounted to 2. 17 billion Egyptian Pounds, with around 2. 4 million...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - - MENA region

Human Rights Day: The FFEM's contribution to gender and development issues

Created 21.12.2018

Human Rights Day: The FFEM's contribution to gender and development issues

On the occasion of Human Rights Day and the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, on December 10, 2018, a meeting was held at the National Assembly in Paris on the rights of women in North Africa and the Middle East. The...

The Foundation - Economy / Employment - Jordan

Empowering female factory workers towards fairer labour conditions in Zarqaa

Created 27.11.2018

Empowering female factory workers towards fairer labour conditions in Zarqaa

In the factories of Zarqaa, one of the most important industrial hubs in Jordan, female workers endure difficult situations and various forms of discrimination, some are also victims of sexual harassment. According to diagnosis by the Jordan Forum...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Morocco

Training elected women for more effective local governance in Ifrane

Created 23.11.2018

Training elected women for more effective local governance in Ifrane

Despite favorable frameworks to equal opportunities in terms of access to political and governance structures in Morocco, women’s presence and effective participation in elected positions in local authorities remain below expectations,...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Tunisia

The Chemin de la Dignité association accompanies women leaders in Douar Hicher

Created 30.10.2018

The Chemin de la Dignité association accompanies women leaders in Douar Hicher

The political and public participation of women is today a major imperative for the realization of democracy and the consolidation of gender equality in society. In Tunisia, despite the constitutional gains regarding women’s rights, their...