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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...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Algeria

A member in the spotlight: Arab Women Parliamentarian Network

Created 17.01.2017

A member in the spotlight: Arab Women Parliamentarian Network

The Foundation met Hafida Benchehida, founding member and executive director of the Arab Women Parliamentarian Network. The Network aims at training, promoting, empowering women and working on advocacy in order to prepare them for parliamentarian...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Tunisia

Launch of the 2nd cycle of Local Clusters of gender equality actors

Created 09.12.2016

Launch of the 2nd cycle of Local Clusters of gender equality actors

Every year, 7 local clusters are being formed in 7 countries (Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia), each around a leading association aiming at creating networking dynamics and carrying out researches related to specific...

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

Selection of the leaders of the local clusters of gender equality actors - cycle 2

Created 01.12.2016

Selection of the leaders of the local clusters of gender equality actors - cycle 2

Following the call for applications for the mobilization of gender equality actors at the local level which was launched in September, seven associations from the south and the east of the Mediterranean were selected in the framework of the...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - France

A member in the spotlight: French Coordination for the European Women's Lobby

Created 30.11.2016

A member in the spotlight: French Coordination for the European Women's Lobby

The Foundation met Françoise Morvan, president of the French Coordination for the European Women's Lobby (C. L. E. F. ) which is a member of the Foundation's Association's Network since June 2016. The C. L. E. F. was founded in 1991, as a...

The Foundation at COP22: Promoting equitable access to resources and addressing women's voices in climate negotiations

The Paris Agreement on Climate Change, which came into force in 2016, included gender equality as a principle in its preamble, as well as in the articles on adaptation and capacity-building. At the Medcop22, a Mediterranean meeting to prepare the...

Create favourable conditions for the establishment of a reception and accommodation centre for women victims of violence in Oran

Women in Communication (Femmes en communication) FEC - Oran’s Office is realizing a project following on from the pilot mobilization action of gender equality actors which it carries as the leader of the local cluster of gender equality actors...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - - Euro-Mediterranean region

The Foundation struggles for including gender in climate agreements in COP22 in Marrakech

Created 08.11.2016

The Foundation struggles for including gender in climate agreements in COP22 in Marrakech

Women, environment and sustainable development are an indivisible whole. The climate agreements must incorporate the gender approach as urban and rural women in developing countries are on the first line of defense and profoundly affected by...

The Foundation - Types of Violence - Portugal

A member in the spotlight: Plataforma Portuguesa para os Direitos das Mulheres

Created 02.11.2016

A member in the spotlight: Plataforma Portuguesa para os Direitos das Mulheres

The Foundation had the opportunity to meet Ana Sofia Fernandes, president of the Plataforma Portuguesa para os Direitos das Mulheres (PpDM) which is a member of the Foundation's Association's Network since May 2015. PpDM is an independent...

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

Learning exchanges between Euro-Med associations to promote gender equality

Created 31.10.2016

Learning exchanges between Euro-Med associations to promote gender equality

The learning exchange is a process of peer-to-peer exchanges between associations working for gender equality which consists in sharing experiences and working methods to favour mutual enrichment, synergies and networking. The learning exchanges...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Lebanon

Mobilising decision makers to amend the Lebanese Municipal Elections' Law

Created 25.10.2016

Mobilising decision makers to amend the Lebanese Municipal Elections' Law

The Committee for the Follow-Up on Women's Issues – CFUWI has recently produced a guide which calls for the amendment of the municipalities’ law in Lebanon, and for the adoption of women´s quota, in order to ensure gender equality...

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

Video of the advocacy workshop in favour of women in the Mediterranean

Created 20.10.2016

Video of the advocacy workshop in favour of women in the Mediterranean

This video (which is mainly in French with subtitles in English and Arabic) presents the CSO WINS project “Capacity-building in the Southern Mediterranean to open policy dialogue and monitoring for women in society”, funded by the...