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Aida Naji

JBPWF wants to improve women factory workers' conditions in Zarqa

Created by Aida Naji 1842 days ago

Gender equality project for women factory workers in Zarqa governorate, Jordan. With the support of the Euro-Mediterranean Women’s Foundation, a team from the Jordanian Business and Professional Women´s Forum visited a number of...

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Encouraging women’s participation in public life in Douar Hicher

Created by Foundation's Team 1844 days ago

Women’s participation in political and public life is one of the most concrete signs of their emancipation. In Tunisia, despite women’s expectations, their presence in decision-making positions remains low because of many factors such as...

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MIFTAH wants to strengthen women’s access to decision-making positions

Created by Foundation's Team 1845 days ago

In Palestine, women and youth are underrepresented in local councils, in political bodies and in the public life. Decision-making positions are held by middle-aged men. Therefore, the association The Palestinian Initiative for the Promotion of...

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Promoting women’s access to decision-making positions in Souss-Massa

Created by Foundation's Team 1846 days ago

In Morocco, the legal framework supports equality between women and men, as evidenced by the introduction of the instance 79.14 under the Moroccan law, which is the instance of parity and the fight against all forms of discrimination. Nevertheless,...

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Check out our April’s Newsletter!

Created by Foundation's Team 1852 days ago

Our Newsletter N.9 is now available! It includes news about the CSO WINS advocacy campaigns and other projects in favor of women's rights, other news about different members of the Foundation's networks, a list of the associations and...

Hiba Nuseibeh

WCLAC launches a survey on the International Women's day

Created by Hiba Nuseibeh 1853 days ago

WCLAC and Jericho Women’s Charitable Society (JWCS) held an event on the 25th of March to celebrate the International Women’s Day, where a survey about the level and type of gender-based violence (GBV) against women in the governorate of...

Hiba Nuseibeh

WCLAC contributes to the United Nations 61st Session of the Commission on Status of Women

Created by Hiba Nuseibeh 1853 days ago

Together with 45 member states of United Nation’s Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), WCLAC participated both as an independent NGO and as a part of the official Palestinian delegation in the 61st Session of the Commission on the Status of Women...

Maria Àngels Roque

Would you like to work with us? Technical Support for the Internet Platform

Created by Maria Àngels Roque 1854 days ago

The European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) is offering a position to provide technical support in the Documentation Centre of the collaborative Internet platform on gender equality in English, French and Arabic as a component of the...

Dima Alkaradsheh

Women participation in local councils in Irbid governorate/in Qasaba, Korah and Bani Kinana districts

Created by Dima Alkaradsheh 1861 days ago

This project is the result of the mobilization pilot action of local actors "Strengthening the capacity of gender equality actors" that was implemented in Irbid governorate in 2015, it will allow BBA to keep in contact with the women candidates for...

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Campaign for including female entrepreneurs in the official market in Libya

Created by Foundation's Team 1861 days ago

In Libya, most of female-owned businesses and start-ups are not officially registered. Women often use social media and online-based outlets to promote their businesses in order to avoid government’s registration fees and the complicated tax...

Resources

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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Gender and Land Rights Database

Created by Foundation's Team 2557 days ago

This website provides information on six categories: legal framework, international treaties and conventions, common law, land tenure and related institutions, civil society organisations, and related statistics.

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UN – UN Secretary-General' s database on violence against women

Created by Foundation's Team 2557 days ago

This database covering the 192 UN member countries concerns the scope and consequences of all forms of violence against women as well as the impact and efficacy of the policies and programmes aimed at combating this violence, including optimal...

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UN – International law and development

Created by Foundation's Team 2557 days ago

This website introduces the UN programmes on the promotion of women (concerning gender equality and women’s empowerment as well as the issue “gender and the environment”). The website presents in detail the work on gender by the...

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UN. Gender and development

Created by Foundation's Team 2557 days ago

The interactive interface Gender Info 2010 enables users to create their own statistical documents based on UN data on gender. Gender Info 2010 is an initiative of the United National Statistics Division, developed in collaboration with the United...

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UN – Survey on the Role of Women in Development

Created by Foundation's Team 2557 days ago

This survey mainly focuses on a selection of development-related topics that have an impact on the role of women in the economy at a national, regional and international level. The theme of the survey is entitled “Women’s control over...

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UN – Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

Created by Foundation's Team 2557 days ago

The Commission conducts surveys in European countries to study the social and demographic evolutions influencing the relations between parents and children (generations) and partners (gender). The databases on these surveys are available online.

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UN. Statistics and indicators on men and women

Created by Foundation's Team 2557 days ago

This website provides the latest statistics and indicators on women and men in six specific fields: population, women and men in families, health, education, work and political decision making. The data is compiled based on official national and...

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Ministry of Social Affairs, Health and Women' s Rights - Department of Women' s Rights and Equality

Created by Foundation's Team 2557 days ago

The Department of Women' s Rights and Equality (SDFE) works to encourage respect for women' s rights and parity and to increase equality between women and men. The online summary of the Department' s news on the issue of women' s rights and equality...

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European Women' s Lobby

Created by Foundation's Team 2557 days ago

The European Women' s Lobby (ELF) is the largest umbrella organisation of women’s associations in the European Union (EU), working to promote women’s rights and equality between women and men. ELF membership extends to organisations in...

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Hubertine Auclert Center

Created by Foundation's Team 2557 days ago

Partner organisation of the Ile-de-France Region, created at the initiative of the Regional Council of the Ile-de-France Region with and for the actors and actresses of equality, the Hubertine Auclert Center is a resource centre promoting equality...

Documents

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Women's Movements in the Middle East: Case Studies of Egypt and Turkey

Created by Foundation's Team 1413 days ago

This paper seeks to reflect on women’s movements in the Middle East. Within the general context of the region, the case studies of Egypt and Turkey illustrate two specific yet illustrative examples of some of the underlying issues, problems,...

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Midwives on the front line: Delivering midwifery services in difficult times

Created by Foundation's Team 1414 days ago

The impact of crises on women and children is well documented, with high rates of maternal, neonatal and child mortality and morbidity due to poor access to sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn and adolescent health (SRMNAH) services. This...

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The Rising Tide - A new look at Water and Gender

Created by Foundation's Team 1414 days ago

The report reviews a vast body of literature to present a "thinking device" that visualizes water as an asset, a service, and a "space." It shows water as an arena where gender relations play out in ways that often mirror inequalities between the...

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Human Capital, Labour Market Friction and Migration in Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia

Created by Foundation's Team 1414 days ago

This study provides an overview of the main characteristics of education systems and labour markets in four Southern and Eastern Mediterranean Countries (SEMCs) – namely Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia – and discusses the difficulties...

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Care Work and Care Jobs: For the future of decent work

Created by Foundation's Team 1414 days ago

This report analyses the ways in which unpaid care work is recognized and organized, the extent and quality of care jobs and their impact on the well-being of individuals and society. A key focus of this report is the persistent gender inequalities...

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Promoting women's economic empowerment: Recognizing and investing in the care economy

Created by Foundation's Team 1417 days ago

Care work is a crucial element for human well-being as well as an essential component for a vibrant, sustainable economy with a productive labour force. Care work ensures the complex and life-sustaining web on which our very existence depends. Women...

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The role of Gender in the Israeli - Palestinian Conflict

Created by Foundation's Team 1417 days ago

The purpose of this paper is to illuminate the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from a gender inclusive perspective, seeking to explore and establish some of the ways in which Palestinian women in the West Bank and Gaza are affected by two interlocking...

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Girl power in education: The case of high school students in El Jadida

Created by Foundation's Team 1417 days ago

Education today is increasingly being feminized with girls accounting for the large majority of the student population at all levels. This feminization is happening not only in terms of number of girls but also in terms of performance. The present...

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Are Females good Managers in MENA Countries?

Created by Foundation's Team 1417 days ago

This policy brief tries to answer the important question of whether firms gain from women participation in management positions. The debate on academic and policy levels have not reached a consensus regarding the existence of gender gaps in firm...

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Gendering the Arab Spring

Created by Foundation's Team 1418 days ago

The article discusses the gendered implications of recent political developments in the region. It argues that women and gender are key to both revolutionary and counterrevolutionary processes and developments and not marginal to them. It explores...

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

Youth Capacities Development Association-Biskra (YCDB)
SEMNID Association for Social Development
The Moroccan Human Rights Forum
Institute for Women's Studies in the Arab World (IWSAW)
The Arab Association for Human Rights
Ibsar Association for the Culture and Leisure of blind and visually handicapped people
Voix de la Femme Jemmeliya (VFJ)
CREAD – Research center applied economics for development
Forum for Professionals fighting against Family Honor Crimes in the Palestinian society in Israel
Bulgarian School of Politics  Dimitry Panitza
MSA University
Green Globe
Women in Business of Algeria
Moroccan Association for Human Rights (AMDH)
Saba Hamlet for Gender Equality
Tunisian Association of Women Judges- TAWJ
Gender Equality Unit
Palestinian Centre for Peace and Democracy
Fundació Aroa
Master genre et droits des femmes des deux rives de la meditérranée
Interdisciplinary Research Group on Immigration
KAGIDER
Mother's School Association
Mouna Mtibaa
Femme Action - Woman Action (A.F.A - A.W.A)
Association Femme et Citoyenneté
Society of Women Graduates (SWG) in the Gaza Strip
The Union of Feminist Action
Libanaises pour l'Egalité
Permanent Peace Movement (PPM)
Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies (MIGS)
Arab Women Media Center (AWMC)
Association Voix de Femmes Marocaines
The Palestinian Association for Empowerment and Local Development - REFORM
The Palestinian Initiative for the Promotion of Global Dialogue and Democracy (MIFTAH)

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Documents

Gender Regimes in the Middle East and North Africa: The Power of Feminist Movements

Applying Walby’s model of gender regime, with some modifications to the Middle East and North Africa, the article...

Moroccan women's rights: 20 years after Beijing

This report sheds the light on the women’s rights in Morocco after the implementation of the Beijing programme. If...

Maternity and paternity at work: Law and practice across the world

This report reviews national legislative provisions on maternity protection and shows how well national laws and practices...

Professional inequalities between women and men by degree level

Wage inequalities between women and men have been interpreted using different factors, all of which are important, but they do...

Euro-Mediterranean Regional Dialogue on Advocacy in the Field of Gender Equality

This document presents the visions, priorities, challenges and recommendations resulting from the “Euro –...

From Beijing to Brussels: An Unfinished Journey. The Women' s European Lobby Bejing+15 Report on the activities of the European Union

The European Women' s Lobby (EWL) has been instrumental in both the development and implementation of the Beijing Platform for...

How to Correct the Retirement Inequalities between Men and Women. The Experience of Five European Countries

This dossier examines the gaps in retirement levels between men and women due to the lower presence of women in the labour market...

Audacity in Adversity: LGBT Activism in the Middle East and North Africa

This report accompanies a series of videos produced by Human Rights Watch and the Arab Foundation for Freedoms and Equality...

Guide for companies: Responding to violence against women

A compilation of best workplace practices that address gender-based violence developed within the project “Companies...

Violence of Silence

This film highlights 8 testimonies of women with various disabilities, victims of violence. As brutal as violence, it denounces...