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Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies (MIGS)

Member since 04.04.2016



Mission and objectives

The Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies (MIGS) is a non-profit non-governmental organization closely affiliated to the University of Nicosia. MIGS organization, which promotes and contributes to projects of social, political, and economic themes relating to gender, works with an emphasis on the Mediterranean region. Their target groups are victims of violence, employed women and youth.

Its aims are:

- Stimulate interest in gender research in the Mediterranean region and identify key areas of concern and action in this sphere;
- Systematically address, analyze, and conduct research on, for, and by women;
- Review and use existing information on women and gender systems, such as research, statistical information, other available data and relevant recommendations on policy and practices in related areas;
- Identify the need to develop new legislation that corresponds to the new conditions and protects effectively women's rights;
- Increase awareness of gender issues in civil society and facilitate the capacity for action by providing all interested parties with information;
- Organize trainings, campaigns, seminars, workshops and lectures.

Thus, MIGS aims to act as a main contributor to the intellectual, political, and socio-political life of the region as this relates to issues of gender. MIGS works through a feminist multidisciplinary approach and in collaboration with other institutions. MIGS organization has more than 10 years of work experience in gender equality.


Address : 46, Makedonitissas Avenue, 1700 ,Cyprus
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They are registered on the platform of the Euro-Mediterranean Women's Foundation

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Association for the Development & Enhancement of Women (ADEW)
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Femme Action - Woman Action (A.F.A - A.W.A)
League for Lebanese Women's Rights (LLWR)
KAFA (enough) Violence and Exploitation
TAMETTUT - Amazigh Women's Association for Culture and Development
Association du Développement et des Études Stratégiques de Medenine (ADESM)
Association Démocratique des Femmes du Maroc (ADFM)
Women'    s Affairs Technical Committee (WATC)
Daem for Media
Transitional Justice Institute, Ulster University
Sihem Benallal Benrahou
Mediterranean Observatory of Communication (OMEC)
CEDAW Association for Democracy and Human Rights
Lebanese League for Women in Business
Venus Association for the culture and arts
Wafaa Ziti
Arab Women Parlamentarian Network
RUSEMEG - Réseau Universitaire et Scientifique Euro-Méditerranéen
Gender Equality Unit
La Presse
Hillary Rodham Clinton Center for Women'    s Empowerment (HCC)
Nelly Jazra
March Lebanon Association
Ministry of Women , Family and Children
Zhour Bouzidi
The Arab Association for Human Rights
Palestinian Businesswomen's Association ASALA
União de Mulheres Alternativa e Resposta
Femmes Informations Juridiques Internationales Rhône-Alpes (FIJI-RA)
Organization Dihya for Development

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