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Debate on the report Women in the Mediterranean and the progress of gender equality

10.03.2016 / Created by (EMWF)
Debate on the report Women in the Mediterranean and the progress of gender equality

The presentation of the Foundation’s monitoring report, entitled "Women in the Mediterranean. First monitoring report of the Euro-Mediterranean Women's Foundation of Ministerial Conferences" was held at the Association Santé Sidi El Houari, in the renovated Palace of Bey. This meeting brought together national elected: Ms. Aïcha Chadjaa (Member of the Parliament); regional politicians, such as Mr. Benjelloun Boualem (Vice-President of the Prefecture of Oran), and Ms. Houria Chikhaoui; former judges, such as Mr. Mansour Kedidir as well as local councilors, such as Ms. Cherif Lahouaria, from the People's Municipal Assembly of Bir El Djir.

Several women's rights associations, such as the Iqra Association and “Femmes Algériennes Revendiquant leurs Droits – Fard” attended the debate as well as children and minorities’ rights associations, such as the Intissar and Sanabil Errahma Association. All participants, including young people and inhabitants of Oran, were made aware of the women’s situation in the social and economic level. This debate was taken by Ms. Nadia Ait Zai, who is the author of the monitoring report’s article about Algeria. Ms. Khadija Driss, president of the Association Femmes en Communication (FEC) Oran, concluded by highlighting the continued mobilization in favor of gender equality, with the creation of the next shelter center of women victims of violence in Oran.

This presentation was co-organized by the Foundation, FEC Oran and the Centre d’information et de documentation sur les droits des enfants et de la femme (CIDDEF) with the financial support of DiMed (Interministerial Delegate for the Mediterranean) of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development, and the project “Developing Women Empowerment” labelled by the Union for the Mediterranean.


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Ministry of Women , Family and Children
Association Generation Challenge for Development and Culture
Association Tunisienne de la Santé de la Reproduction (ATSR)
Future Foundation for Media and Culture
Peace and friendship international organization. P4all
The School Girls of Azaghar Foundation
Association des Filles de la Renaissance
The Egyptian Youth Council for Development
Cork Feminista
United Religions Initiative
Association for the Promotion of Rural Women of Mezzouna
International therapeutic Attorneys Centre (ICAR)
Fédération des Ligues des Droits des Femmes
Women's Security Index (WSI)
Femmes-Education Arts-Médiation (FEDAM)
Independent journalist
Euro-Mediterranean Women's Foundation
Kayan Masr foundation for Development, Training & Community Participation Support
Hassène Kassar
Nelly Jazra
Women & Cinema
League of Female Executives of the National Union of Tunisian Women
MSA University
Université d'  Alger III
Arab Women Media Center (AWMC)
Abdulhakeq Al Barghazi
Rural Women's Development Socity
Association Tawaza pour le plaidoyer de la femme
The Lebanese Women Democratic Gathering (RDFL)
Association of Women in Green Economy (AFEV)
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Legal Association for Family Assistance and Human Rights
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