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COVID-19 Resources: Initiatives, Campaigns, Statements, Calls and Opportunities

09.04.2020 / Created by (EMWF)

Organisations’ Resources, Initiatives, Campaigns, Statements, Calls & Opportunities on COVID-19 

Our Members

  • Assiwar - The Feminist Arab Movement, PALESTINE & ISRAEL : Movement in support of Victims of Sexual Abuse hotline: 04-853-3044
  • AWSA-Be جمعية تضامن المرأة العربية Arab Women’s Solidarity Association, BELGIUM: Femmes et Confinement (French)


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Other Relevant Initiatives & Resources

Gender equality matters in COVID-19 response (English, French, Spanish)

COVID-19 and ending violence against women and girls (English, French, Spanish)

COVID-19: Emerging gender data and why it matters (English)

Webinar: Leveraging Inclusive Procurement amid COVID-19 (English)

  • EuroMed Feminist Initiative Statement: 

EFI Statement - COVID-19: An Urgent Need of a Humanistic Gender Equality Way of Analysis (English and Arabic) 

  • UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction:

 UNDRR Declaration (English)

  • European Women’s Lobby:

 Women must not pay the price for COVID19 (list of resources, English and French)

  • Centre for Feminist Foreign Policy:

 Feminist Resources on the Pandemic (list of resources, English)

  • European Network of Migrant Women:

Global feminist perspective on the pandemic: What “normal” do we expect when the crisis is over? (English) 

  • Feminist Alliance for Rights (FAR):

Call for a Feminist COVID-19 Policy (English, French, Spanish and more)

Sample Letters to governmental Institutions (English and Spanish)

Feminist Statement on COVID-19 Policymaking (Final 2020) (pdf, English)

Actualisations sur page FB: FAR Feminists

Gendered Impact of the Covid-19 Crisis: Holding Governments to Account

  • Mediterranean Women’s Fund:

Facebook campaing #FeministSolidarity (French)

  • Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights, EGYPT:

Tracking the impact of the epidemic-containment policies on women and vulnerable groups in Egypt (English and Arabic) 

  • Association Tunisienne des Femmes Démocrates, TUNISIE

Appel Urgent aux autorités publiques pour assurer la continuité des services de santé sexuelle et de la reproduction  (French and Arabic)

  •  Migrant Women Association MALTA, MALTA:

Emergency Fundraising Campaign COVID-19 Migrant Women Association (English)

  • GATE NGO - International organisation working on gender identity, gender expression and bodily diversity issues:

Form to report irregularities that trans, gender diverse and intersex people face during the COVID-19 pandemic (English)


Gender and Data Resources Related to COVID-19  (list of resources, English)

  • Genre en Action:

Genre et COVID (list of articles and resources, English, French and Spanish)

Power point presentation of the Webinar "Genre et coronavirus dans le Sud francophone" (April 24, 2020; French) 

Power point presentation of the Webinar "Quelles réponses de la coopération / solidarité internationale ?" (April 30, 2020. French); video of the Webinar 

  • Collectif  “Avortement, les femmes décident !”:

Petition Change.ORG - “Covid 19 : Les avortements ne peuvent attendre ! Pour une loi d’urgence !”  (French)

  • Agence française de développement, in partnership with Wikigender + DevCom (OCDE)

Online discussion: Shifting social norms and achieving gender equality - What role can communicators play? (April 14-21) #CommunicatingGender (English)

  • EIGE - European Institute for Gender Equality

Covid-19 and gender equality (English):    Frontline workers , Gender Impacts on Health , Unpaid care and housework , Economic hardship and gender , Gender-based violence , People in vulnerable situation .

  • Anna Lindh Foundation 

#SharingValues Campaign (English, French)

  • Institut Català de les Dones, Government of Catalonia:

Outreach documents with recommendations, services and new aids to deal with sexist violence (Catalan)

  • Council of Europe

Webinar on the Istanbul Convention: Violence against women and girls before, during and after COVID-19 (English)

See also :


COVID-19 Resources: Articles, Essays, News and Press Releases 

COVID-19 Resources: Women’s Helplines in the Euro-Mediterranean Countries

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

Gender equality and parity commission - Municipality of Enfidha
Tunisian Association of Women Judges- TAWJ
Wafa Association for Awareness
Association du Développement et des Études Stratégiques de Medenine (ADESM)
Faculdade de Ciencias Sociais e Humanas
Arab Institute for Human Rights
Amal Wazan for women football
Foundation for Women Entrepreneurs (FWE)
For You Libya Group
Women's Network for Mentoring / Networking (RFMN)
Egyptian Feminist Union – EFU
Anna Borg
Turkey Disable'   s Education and Solidarity Foundation
Women and Leadership
Future Foundation for Media and Culture
Society of Women Graduates (SWG) in the Gaza Strip
Wafaa Ziti
Urban Community of Marrakech
Femmes Informations Juridiques Internationales Rhône-Alpes (FIJI-RA)
Assemblée des Femmes Paris Ile-de-France
Gender Equality Unit
Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT)
International Observatory of Human Rights
Service for Women's Rights and Gender Equality (SDFE)
Amal Association for Women and Development
Ibsar Association for the Culture and Leisure of blind and visually handicapped people
Association des femmes pour le développement et la culture
Almobadr Organization for Development and Capacity Building
Mediterraneo Sociale
Anouar Association
Nelly Jazra
Infakto Research Workshop
Adina Mocanu
Journalists Without Borders (JWB)
Roles for Social Change Association-ADWAR

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