Research - Education / Professional training - Morocco

Proceedings of the Research seminar: "Brakes and barriers to women economic empowerment"

03.08.2015 / Created by (EMWF)
Proceedings of the Research seminar:  Brakes and barriers to women economic empowerment

27th and 28th May 2015 in Rabat

The Research seminar organised by the RUSEMEG constitutes the first research, promoting action on gender carried out under the project « Strengthening the capacity of equality actors » conducted by the European Institute of the Mediterranean - IEMed, the Center of Arab Women for Training and Research - CAWTAR, the French government, the Fédération de la Ligue Démocratique des Droits des Femmes au Maroc – FLDDF, the Forum Femmes Méditerranée - FFM and the Euro-Mediterranean academic and scientific network on gender and women - RUSEMEG, with the support of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development - MAEDI.

This research seminar took place in the School of Governance and Economy of Rabat and it gathered 69 participants from Morocco, Spain, France, Tunisia, Algeria and Lebanon. The objective was to consolidate knowledge and to explore new tracks of research in terms of women’s economic empowerment. 37 PhD students, who analysed discrimination against women, pointed out the progress of their thesis and received interesting advices from expert researchers and professors of thefield. Finally, 9 associations working in favour of gender equality presented their work, bringing together organisations and the academia, which was one of the target objectives of the project.

This seminary is part of the Axis 1 "Strengthening the capacity of equality actors”, of the project “Women for the future in the Mediterranean” funded by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development, and the project “Developing Women’s Empowerment”, labelled by the Union for the Mediterranean.


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Appropriate Communication Techniques for Development Center (ACT)
Human Development Network
Al-Mashreq for development and population
KAFA (enough) Violence and Exploitation
Le chemin de la dignité
Future Foundation for Media and Culture
Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies (MIGS)
Permanent Peace Movement (PPM)
Assocaition des Femmes Chefs d'Entreprises du Maroc (AFEM)
Nansen Dialogue Montenegro
YEFL Young Egyptian Feminists League
Programme d'Appui à la Société Civile (PASC-TUNISIE)
Future Association for Development - Batna
Soumia Boutkhil
Association Démocratique des Femmes du Maroc (ADFM)
Social Association for Media Profession
Coalition parlementaire arabe sur la lutte contre la violence de la femme
Sana Hafsa Consulting Office
Women in Front
Trajectorya noorteorganisatsioon MTÜ
Myriem Narjis
Association Talassemtane pour l'Environnement et Développement (ATED)
Center for Study and Research on Human Rights and Migration
The Children of Female Prisoners' Care Association (CFPA)
Challenge Association of Sustainable Development (A.C.D.D.)
Daem for Media
Anne Laure Humbert
Coalition for Tunisian Women
Al-Bait Assamed Association Society
The Lebanese Women Democratic Gathering (RDFL)
Assemblée des Femmes Paris Ile-de-France
Jbail- Byblos Municipality
Association Feminine de Lutte contre le Violence à l'Egard de la Femme et de l'Enfant (AFLCVF)
Mother's School Association

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