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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...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Morocco

Promoting women’s access to decision-making positions in Souss-Massa

Created 26.04.2017

In Morocco, the legal framework supports equality between women and men, as evidenced by the introduction of the instance 79. 14 under the Moroccan law, which is the instance of parity and the fight against all forms of discrimination....

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - Euro-Mediterranean region

Check out our April’s Newsletter!

Created 20.04.2017

Our Newsletter N. 9 is now available! It includes news about the CSO WINS advocacy campaigns and other projects in favor of women's rights, other news about different members of the Foundation's networks, a list of the associations...

The Foundation - Economy / Employment - Libya

Campaign for including female entrepreneurs in the official market in Libya

Created 11.04.2017

In Libya, most of female-owned businesses and start-ups are not officially registered. Women often use social media and online-based outlets to promote their businesses in order to avoid government’s registration fees and the complicated tax...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Egypt

Advocacy campaign to support women’s right to inheritance in Sohag

Created 05.04.2017

Although the Egyptian Civil Code states that women have the right to own, inherit and independently use their property equally to men, many Egyptian women, especially in rural areas, are deprived from their inheritance. In Sohag’s...

The Foundation - Economy / Employment - Libya

A member in the Spotlight: Jusoor Centre for Studies and Development

Created 29.03.2017

The Jusoor Center for Studies and Development is a Libyan non-governmental organization which is committed to independent policy research and to encourage human development through economic and social empowerment projects. The aim of Jusoor is...

The Foundation - Types of Violence - Algeria

Advocacy campaign against sexual violence and verbal harassment in the public spaces in Guelma

Created 28.03.2017

Verbal harassment, physical violence and sexual harassment against girls and female students are a widespread phenomenon in public spaces in Algeria. According to police reports, 278 cases were reported in Guelma Province in 2015. Despite that the...