Network of networks / Association

EuroMed Rights

Member since 15.07.2022



Mission and objectives

EuroMed Rights is one of the largest and most active networks of human rights organisations in the Euro-Mediterranean region.

Founded in 1997, EuroMed Rights encompasses 70 organisations from 30 countries. Its work is aimed at promoting and protecting human rights and democracy in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean regions and at influencing the policies of major European actors towards these areas.

EuroMed Rights' vision is human rights and democracy for all in the Euro-Mediterranean region.

Main activities related to gender equality and women's rights

Objectives for 2027: Women’s rights and the rights of LGBTIQ+ people are introduced into public and political discussions in at least two countries in the region; At least two new countries in the region accede to new instruments to combat violence against women or lift reservations to existing instruments; The legal framework, including the constitutions, in at least two countries in the region is harmonised with the international human rights framework pertaining to women’s rights and gender equality; EuroMed Rights’ work is gender mainstreamed; Feminist and human rights organisations in Europe and the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean have strengthened cooperation, and their demands and recommendations are considered in debates on gender equality at national, EU and UN levels.

Geographical sphere of activity


Working themes

Civil and political rights
Types of Violence

Target group(s)

Victims of violence, Victims of violence, Youth (under 25)

Specific years of work experience in gender equality



Address : rue des Comédiens, 22, 1000 ,Belgium
Telephone : +32.496.72.02.76
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