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Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies (MIGS)

Member since 04.04.2016

Country

Cyprus

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.

Contact

Address : 46, Makedonitissas Avenue, 1700 ,Cyprus
Adress email : susana@medinstgenderstudies.org
Website : http://www.medinstgenderstudies.org/

They are registered on the platform of the Euro-Mediterranean Women's Foundation

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Centre de Recherches, d'Etude de Documentation et d'Information sur la Femme, CREDIF
Palestinian Bar Association (PBA)
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Children of Female Prisoners Association
Association Démocratique des Femmes du Maroc (ADFM)
Jossour Forum des Femmes Marocaines (Jossour FFM)
Youth Empowerment Society - YES
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Malta Confederation of Women's Organisations - MCWO
Trajectories for Peace and Development
Tamazight Women Movement
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Kings Road Association
Amal Association for the family and the child
United Religions Initiative
The committee of vigilance for democracy in Tunisia (CDVT)
Youth Capacities Development Association-Biskra (YCDB)
Centre for Women's Legal Research &Counselling and Protection

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