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The Foundation - Economy / Employment - Libya

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

Created 29.03.2017

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

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

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

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...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Tunisia

Advocacy campaign in favour of women’s participation in local governance in Sfax

Created 24.03.2017

Advocacy campaign in favour of women’s participation in local governance in Sfax

Despite the active role of Tunisian women in professional life and civil society, their presence in decision-making positions at all levels (political parties, local councils, parliament…) remains much below their expectations. Moreover, the...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Palestinian Authority

Campaign in Ramallah for increasing women’s representativeness in the local councils

Created 20.03.2017

Campaign in Ramallah for increasing women’s representativeness in the local councils

The upcoming local elections in Palestine are an excellent opportunity to encourage women to fully participate in them and to be able to play an effective role in society. Thus, Hiwar Center for Youth and Women's Empowerment is conducting a...

The Foundation - Economy / Employment - Algeria

Mobilizing the local actors in order to enhance women’s entrepreneurship in Algiers

Created 13.03.2017

Mobilizing the local actors in order to enhance women’s entrepreneurship in Algiers

Women’s occupation is still limited in Algeria, while women’s entrepreneurship represents an opportunity to improve women’s access to the labour market and to enhance women’s contribution to the country’s development....

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Egypt

For an effective women’s participation in local councils in Luxor

Created 24.02.2017

For an effective women’s participation in local councils in Luxor

The Egyptian constitution recognises that women have the same rights as men to participate in decision-making positions, and its article 180 grants women a quarter of the seats in the local councils. Despite of this, there is a need to enhance...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - Morocco

Environmental policies must take into account rural women’s living conditions

Created 23.02.2017

Environmental policies must take into account rural women’s living conditions

The 22nd Conference of the Parties to the Convention of the United Nations about Climate Change (COP 22) was held in Marrakech, Morocco, from 7 to 18 November 2016. At the summit, different issues about climate change were on the agenda,...

The Foundation - Types of Violence - Morocco

Launching of Anaouat's campaign against underage marriages in Chichaoua

Created 21.02.2017

Launching of Anaouat's campaign against underage marriages in Chichaoua

Under the slogan ‘In Morocco 40. 000 female minors are married every year: Our daughters in danger’, the Anaouat association for women and children has begun a campaign aimed at reducing the number of underage marriages in 3 rural...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Lebanon

Women in Front is leading an advocacy campaign to promote Lebanese women’s access to parliament

Created 02.02.2017

Women in Front is leading an advocacy campaign to promote Lebanese women’s access to parliament

According to the Lebanese Ministry of Interior and Municipalities, women’s representation in political bodies in Lebanon is one of the lowest in the world. Although the Lebanese government has endorsed the 30% women’s quota following...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Jordan

Building Bridges Association has enhanced women’s participation in the political and social life in Irbid

Created 01.02.2017

Building Bridges Association has enhanced women’s participation in the political and social life in Irbid

The project’s general objective was to mobilize local actors in order to promote women's participation in local councils, in Irbid Governorate (Jordan), especially in Al Koura, Al Qasaba and Bani Kinaneh Districts. This field project was...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Jordan

Member in the Spotlight: Building Bridges Association

Created 01.02.2017

Member in the Spotlight: Building Bridges Association

The Foundation met Wahida Haidar, president of the Building Bridge Association (BBA) that joined the Foundation’s Network in January 2016. BBA works on spreading, defending and promoting the culture of human rights, gender equality, and...

The Foundation - Types of Violence - Egypt

SICJHR leads the advocacy campaign Our daughters are not for sale

Created 31.01.2017

SICJHR leads the advocacy campaign Our daughters are not for sale

Early, tourist or seasonal marriages are a widespread phenomenon in the Egyptian society, especially among young girls, young ex-prisoners, marginalized women or victims of violence. The period of this type of marriage is usually quite short and it...

They are registered on the platform of the Euro-Mediterranean Women's Foundation

Women’s House for Development
Community Development and Caring Children with Special Needs Association (SCDA)
Ramzi Nouisser
Women'    s Affairs Technical Committee (WATC)
Association Démocratique des Femmes du Maroc (ADFM)
The Palestinian Association for Empowerment and Local Development - REFORM
Foundation for Women Entrepreneurs (FWE)
Tunisian League of Women's Political Rights
Women's Network for Mentoring / Networking (RFMN)
Nisreen Alami
Mobilising for Rights Associates (MRA)
Mafraq Youth Gathering for Civil Society Development
Research Team on Gender
Elham Ibrahim Younis Abdelaal
Action et Promotion Sociale et Culturelle
NAWF Women Entrepreneurs
The committee of vigilance for democracy in Tunisia (CDVT)
Women Against Violence (WAV)
Al Karam
Civic Forum Institute (CFI)
Palestinian Working Woman Society for Development
Mohammed V University- Agdal Rabat
Association Al Nada pour la Citoyenneté et le Développement Gafsa (ANCD)
Amman Center for Human Rights Studies
Equality Unit
Alternative Movement for Individual Freedoms M.A.L.I.
Youth Capacities Development Association-Biskra (YCDB)
YEFL Young Egyptian Feminists League
Social Association for Media Profession
The Entrepreneurs Forum (FCE)
Libanaises pour l'Egalité
Jordan Sisterhood is Global Institute (SIGI)
Coalition parlementaire arabe sur la lutte contre la violence de la femme

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