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 to be part of the change through building sustainable development for women in Libya. Their vision is to bridge the gender gaps in the economic and social sectors through promoting the right kind of human development projects.
Founded in 28th December 2015, Jusoor is a think –tank which is part of the Euro-Mediterranean Women’s Foundation’s network of associations since April 2016. Between March and June 2017, Jusoor is carrying out an advocacy campaign to encourage female entrepreneurs to join the official market in Libya, in the framework of the CSO WINS project which is supported by the European Union.
In this interview, Ekram El-Huni, co-founder of Jusoor, explains the mission of the association and the main difficulties and challenges they have to face, such as the lack of information and data about the current situation of Libyan women.
Click here to watch the interview and know more about Jusoor’s working priorities and projects. The video is in English and French subtitles are available.
This platform is part of the Axis 1 "Strengthening the capacities of equality actors" of the Priority Solidarity Fund "Women for the future in the Mediterranean" funded by the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and led by the European Institute of the Mediterranean, in the framework of the project “Developing Women's Empowerment” labelled by the Union for the Mediterranean.