Sparknews is a news agency that promotes, among others, initiatives -both in the business world and in civil society- in favor of women. They have two awareness campaigns related to this matter: Women in Action and Women in Businesses For Good. The first one is an editorial programme which aims to raise awareness on the most significant issues that women are facing around the world, through an informative approach and by presenting examples of tried-and-tested, replicable solutions. The second is a programme that aims to support female social entrepreneurs who are developing innovative solutions to social problems in their respective countries.
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.