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The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Jordan

The role of women in the governance and municipal councils in Irbid

Created 08.02.2016

In August 2015, Building Bridge Association (BBA) has opened a dialogue between equality actors and the media on the obstacles faced by women in municipal elections and also in the municipal workplace. This action took place at local level in Irbid,...

The Foundation - Types of Violence - Morocco

Fighting against violence based on gender in the Marrakech- Safi region

Created 05.02.2016

The Fédération de la Ligue Démocratique des Droits des Femmes (FLDDF) - Marrakech, coordinator of the Femmes Solidaires network, who brought together associations of women's rights, human rights, development, youth and women's...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Tunisia

Improving political participation of women in Sousse and Monastir

Created 02.02.2016

From August 2015, the Association of Voix de la femme à Jemmel conducted a pilot action to mobilize equality actors in two governorates of Tunisia: Sousse and Monastir. Since it is difficult and rare for civil society and local authorities to...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Egypt

Strengthening the political participation of women: debates in Giza

Created 29.01.2016

The ACT Centre and its partners have adopted a participatory approach and media mobilization throughout the pilot action between July and December 2015. The initiative is part of the Axis 1 "Strengthening the capacity of equality actors”, of...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Palestinian Authority

Workshops on political rights of women in West Bank

Created 28.01.2016

The Women's Centre for Legal Aid and Counselling (WCLAC) set up a pilot mobilization action among equality actors in the northern and southern regions of Palestine, through workshops on the participation of women in public and political life. The...

The Foundation - Civil and political rights - Lebanon

Mobilization of equality actors in the region of Mount Lebanon

Created 18.01.2016

The National Committee for the Follow up of Women's Issues (CFUWI) has set up a pilot action of mobilization of equality actors in the region of Mount Lebanon on the participation of women in public and political life. The action is part of...

The Foundation - Types of Violence - Algeria

Conclusion of the pilot mobilizing action of gender equality actors in Oran in 2015

Created 14.12.2015

The last workshop, which gathered equality actors in Oran, was held in the Popular Assembly of the Wilaya of Oran, which opened its premises demonstrating its commitment to fight violence against women. Besides domestic violence, sexual harassment...

The Foundation - Types of Violence - Algeria

Dialogue workshop on violence against women in Oran

Created 11.12.2015

The dialogue workshop held in Oran, on 28th November, 2015, continued the discussion which was started on 14th and 19th November on the overall situation of women victims of violence. Photographs of violence scene were projected and the efforts...

The Foundation - Economy / Employment - Spain

Participation at the 7th Forum of Women Entrepreneurs in the Mediterranean

Created 09.12.2015

How women's empowerment can contribute to economic growth? How can governments facilitate the participation of women in the economy? How do we enhance women's access to financing? These issues were addressed at the 7th Forum of Women Entrepreneurs...

The Foundation - Types of Violence - Algeria

Involving the media in the fight against gender violence in Oran

Created 09.12.2015

On 19 November 2015, 47 people gathered in Oran to address the issue of violence against women. Among them, there were representatives of social services and the media, lawyers, researchers in anthropology, sociology and history, as well as...

The Foundation - Education / Professional training - Euro-Mediterranean region

Opening of a call for participants for a workshop on advocacy

Created 03.12.2015

This call for participants forms part of the CSO WINS project: Capacity Building in the Southern Mediterranean to open policy dialogue and monitoring for women in society, funded by the European Union. The purpose of this call is to select 24...

The Foundation - Miscellaneous - Euro-Mediterranean region

Mobilization and consultation of equality actors at local level

Created 26.11.2015

The 7 associations selected as part of the “Axis 1 Strengthening the capacities of actors working for gender equality” lead research activities and multi-actor consultation on the main issues of the political agenda on gender equality....