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Service for Women's Rights and Gender Equality (SDFE)

Member since 18.11.2016



Mission and objectives

The General Directorate for Social Cohesion (DGCS) is the central administration responsible for the Ministries of Social Affairs, Health, Families, Children as well as Women's Rights, Housing and Social Affairs and Sustainable Housing (Emergency Shelter). The DGCS intervenes on public policies of solidarity, social development and the promotion of equality that fosters social cohesion.

The DGCS is composed of three services:

- Department of social and medico-social policies,
- Department of women's rights and equality between women and men (SDFE),
- Department of policy support.

The mission of the DGCS is to initiate, promote and implement policies relating to women's rights and equality between women and men. The DGCS leads and facilitates the inter-ministerial action on these policies through the network of senior officials who are in charge of equal rights and those correspondents of each ministry.


Address : 10, Place des cinq martyrs du Lycée Buffon, 75015 ,France
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They are registered on the platform of the Euro-Mediterranean Women's Foundation

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Women Against Violence (WAV)
Hassène Kassar
Association Generation Challenge for Development and Culture
Ankara University
Ministry of Women , Family and Children
Daem for Media
University of Manouba Tunisia
Al Marsa for culture and creativity
Egyptian Center for Women'  s Rights (ECWR)
Assocaition des Femmes Chefs d'Entreprises du Maroc (AFEM)
Ibn Battuta Foundation
Leïla Tauil
Development Association of South Gafsa -  DGSC
Tunisian National League of Policewomen
Anna Borg
Association Djazairouna des victimes du terrorisme
Egyptian Feminist Union – EFU
Women in Morocco
Malta Confederation of Women's Organisations - MCWO
Legal Association for Family Assistance and Human Rights
Association Corrente Rosa
Center of Women'  s Studies and Policies (CWSP)
Transitional Justice Institute, Ulster University
Associació Catalana de Dones Directives i Empresaries
Association de Développement Local Méditerranéen (ADELMA)
Interdisciplinary Research Group on Immigration
European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed)
Association Beity
Center for Study and Research on Human Rights and Migration

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