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CAWTAR, as the gender focal point for the Arab region, has adopted the flagship programme: Combating Gender-Based Violence

Created by Foundation's Team 18 days ago

In this year 2022, for the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, CAWTAR announces its campaign entitled "Making the invisible visible" which will aim to enable v...

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Public campaign to mark the UN's International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence (25 November - 10 December)

Created by Foundation's Team 57 days ago

...ocuments will be made public on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and the UN’s 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence...

Leandra Hettenbach

Kayan formed the Fada Coalition of Palestinian Women Against Violence

Created by Leandra Hettenbach 182 days ago

...university’s student movement. By putting this issue on the public agenda, we made those women visible and raised awareness about political activism from a gendered perspective a...

Leandra Hettenbach

KFO and Jusur Forum meet to plan for a Better Future

Created by Leandra Hettenbach 237 days ago

...with Kayan. The Jusur Forum develops and organizes local women’s activism in Palestinian Arab towns and...mbat patriarchal systems and bring Palestinian women’s needs and activism to the national agenda....

Ana Sofia Fernandes

De Viva Voz - TOWARDS A FEMINIST TRANSFORMATIVE ACTION

Created by Ana Sofia Fernandes 299 days ago

...e Viva Voz” project also encompasses the production of digital resources that articulate theoretical reflection, intervention, and feminist activism for the empowerment of women,...

Maria Alabdeh

16 Days of Activism: What is Violence to Me?

Created by Maria Alabdeh 343 days ago

For 16 days, the Women Now for Development Association reached out to and engaged with women and men through their Arabic language social media channels to hel...

Mozn Hassan

Nazra for Feminist Studies launches A Story behind the Story during the campaign 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

Created by Mozn Hassan 351 days ago

...often appear strong and persevering. However, being in such a path of activism and struggle could sometimes...their right to a balanced life. During the global campaign 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence...

Rabha Fathi

AEFL starts events of 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign

Created by Rabha Fathi 365 days ago

...ontext of the social campaign to combat child marriage and #16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign. In line with #16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence...

Stephanie Willman Bordat

The Global Treaty to End Violence Against Women and Girls

Created by Stephanie Willman Bordat 377 days ago

...ent, the draft treaty is finally ready to be finalized and ratified by UN member states (November 16, 2021) - Today, a week before the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence...

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Online Gender-Based Violence: What Scenario For The MENA Region ?

Created by Foundation's Team 551 days ago

...owing piece of news on "Online Gender-Based Violence: What Scenario For The MENA Region ?" The 2011 Arab uprisings kicked off a decade of online activism in the MENA region. Blogs and...

Events

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CAWTAR announces its campaign : Making the Invisible Visible

Created by Foundation's Team 12 days ago

In the framework of the 38th Summit of La Francophonie, and the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign, CAWTAR is announcing its campaign entitled "Making...

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Free Online Seminar Fall 2021: Feminist Research Methodologies and Digital Feminist Research

Created by Foundation's Team 461 days ago

...ciate Researcher at the University of Bonn. Her studies focus on video activism within feminist perspectives....ng Holiday in U.S. – No Class December 2: Digital Feminist Activism and Media, A New Research Met...

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Gendered Resistance: Academia and Activism

Created by Foundation's Team 575 days ago

The Arab Council for Social Sciences organises a conference entitled "Gendered Resistance: Academia and Activism” It will take place on Monday, May 10, 2021...

Maria Àngels Roque

Conference on queer activism, intersectional feminism and national struggles in Palestine

Created by Maria Àngels Roque 589 days ago

...om Ghadir Shafie is a Palestinian feminist who dedicates her work and activism to the cause of Palestinian q...er and anti-colonial national liberation causes. Through her work and activism, Ghadir endeavours to make th...

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Feminist Anti-Racist Activisms: Intersections of Feminist and Anti-Racist Activisms in the MENA

Created by Foundation's Team 599 days ago

This webinar will explore the intersections of feminist and anti-racist activism in the Middle East and North Africa. Professor Nadje Al-Ali will be in conversation wi...

Mozn Hassan

Feminist roles between two Springs: Discussing generational intersections

Created by Mozn Hassan 607 days ago

...For Women Politicians in the MENA Region organises an interactive event to discuss the intersections of different feminist generations, and their activism. Participants will address th...

Maria Àngels Roque

Cinema discussion: Women, art, resistance

Created by Maria Àngels Roque 644 days ago

...ctivity will feature short films either directed or played by Palestinian women and seeks to put forward the cinematic art as a means of cultural activism. A roundtable with Remma Hamm...

Hedia Bel Haj Youssef

The prevention of Gender-Based Violence at University: From Knowledge to Action for Change

Created by Hedia Bel Haj Youssef 733 days ago

As part of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign (25 November-10 December) 2020, CAWTAR is organizing in close collaboration with its partners a virt...

Maria Àngels Roque

Debate in Malta on the challenges of gender equality in the Mediterranean

Created by Maria Àngels Roque 1372 days ago

...took a clear stand in favour of women’s rights in 2014 with the foundation of the Department of Gender Studies with teaching, research and activism as its three fundamental pill...

Maria Àngels Roque

Art and feminism in cities: A vital link for human rights

Created by Maria Àngels Roque 1546 days ago

...ble on the theme "Art and feminism in cities: a vital link for human rights". It will be an opportunity to highlight the link between artists and activism in order to conquer the publi...

Shared practices

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Imams, preachers and community leaders fighting GBV

Created by Foundation's Team 1383 days ago

..., health districts committees. Outreach activities such as celebrating international women day and contributing to the ‘’16 days of activism to combat GBV’’ g...

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Animation: The Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)

Created by Foundation's Team 1916 days ago

This animated video was launched by UN Women Jordan, during the "16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence" campaign. The video revises the negative connotations asso...

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Eliminating gender violence from media

Created by Foundation's Team 2694 days ago

...TV series’ authors that they did not mean to discriminate and humiliate women. Follow-up actions were held by young women within 16 days of activism against gender violence throu...

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16 days of activism - Qanun Nashaz (wrong notes of the law)

Created by Foundation's Team 2694 days ago

The “16 days of activism”is an international campaign conducted by different organizations in different countries. The aimed at shedding the light on the discrimi...

Calls and opportunities

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The Call for Submissions for the Generation Equality Forum in Paris is now open

Created by Foundation's Team 586 days ago

...t the intersection of the fight for gender equality and other types of activism (anti-racism, LGBTQ+ rights, indigenous peoples’ rights, rural women, disability activism etc.). "Voices of Femin...

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Call for Talents UN Women: Artivism for Gender Equality

Created by Foundation's Team 652 days ago

...uality, we mobilize to drive change. Join the initiative. Be part of our Generation Equality campaign: Visualize and reflect what the concepts "activism" and "actions for gender equa...

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Regional arts competition against Gender-based Violence

Created by Foundation's Team 763 days ago

...nal youth arts competition on the occasion of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence...ions are accepted until 27 November 2020. This year, the 16 Days of Activism campaign focuses on the impac...

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Call for Papers - Gender Studies Conference 2020

Created by Foundation's Team 921 days ago

...e States Are we over the couple yet? Sketching out futures of relating Art as feminist research, art as feminist activism Creative methods for research, activism and change with young people...

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Logo competition for the 16 days of activism against GBV in Palestine!

Created by Foundation's Team 1168 days ago

...signer or illustrator? Are you interested in helping the EU´s delegation to Palestine design a logo for its campaign marking the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based (GBV) Vi...

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Call for papers focusing on media representations of gender roles in Europe

Created by Foundation's Team 1210 days ago

...stereotyped representations of gender roles, the relation between feminism and masculinities and the fallout of the MeToo movement, social media activism, digital literacy, critical m...

Maria Àngels Roque

Call for applications for youth forum: incorporating feminist contributions

Created by Maria Àngels Roque 1336 days ago

..., is organizing the III Youth Forum "Unleashing the Potential of Youth Activism and Building Bridges Across t...ar´s edition of the forum will focus on online and offline youth activism in the Euro-Mediterranean reg...

Resources

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The Doria Feminist Fund seeks to create a feminist ecosystem in the MENA region

Created by Foundation's Team 412 days ago

...les the development and sustainability of its activism to advance the rights, wellbe...essary resources to sustain and develop their activism, identify and determine their..., and challenging older paradigms of feminist activism in the region to advance the...

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Twelve Small Actions with big impact for Generation Equality - UN Women

Created by Foundation's Team 995 days ago

...f” demanding economic equality to the global impact of the #MeToo movement, history has taught us that change can happen through collective activism. Change, however, isn’t...

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Women of Future in the Mediterranean

Created by Foundation's Team 2106 days ago

...esage programme, which is a reflection on gender in all of Sciences Po’s activities: teaching, research and education. Newsletter FAM n ° 1: Activism FAM Newsletter n ° 2: Ci...

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WEBPAGE: Women Voices Now

Created by Foundation's Team 2415 days ago

...truggles for civil, economic, political, and gender rights worldwide. By providing free online platforms for film, art, writing, and social-media activism, we connect people and resour...

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Institute of Women's Studies

Created by Foundation's Team 2730 days ago

...of gender founded in the Middle East region as a whole. Evolving from a long history of Palestinian women’s activism, the Institute provides an academic underpinning to activism and debates around women&rsqu...

Documents

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Women's Political Presence in the Arab Mediterranean Region: Governance, Contentious Politics, and Agency

Created by Foundation's Team 749 days ago

...us politics – has been a hallmark of 21st century leadership and activism. Women’s presence, howe...t challenges as well as the COVID-19 pandemic, women’s continued activism in both civil society and pol...

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Gender Dynamics within Syrian Civil Society

Created by Foundation's Team 754 days ago

...; (Suliman, 2018). However, the absence of such voices does not necessarily mean that Syrian women are not involved in civil society activism, or in political activism, or at the grassroots level....

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

Created by Foundation's Team 760 days ago

...sigence, some activists choose to work outside state structures: their activism focuses on communitybuilding...for incremental change in various forms. The report examines how LGBT activism survives under severe constra...

Maria Àngels Roque

Unequal Gender Relations and the Subordination of Women in the MENA Region: What the Covid-19 Pandemic Has Taught Us

Created by Maria Àngels Roque 762 days ago

...author’s feminist work in Lebanon and the region at the level of activism, research and collective enga...uation of gender equality, or rather inequality, in the region and the activism around it before the pandemic...

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Protesting gender discrimination from within: women's political representation on behalf of Islamic parties

Created by Foundation's Team 774 days ago

...y they espouse often acts to dissuade women from assuming positions of political leadership. The ethnographic research on religious women’s activism in Iran and Turkey helps expl...

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

Created by Foundation's Team 795 days ago

...s by underscoring (sub)regional specificities across the capitalist world-system’s economic zones and emphasizing the role of feminist activism.  ...

Mariam Mecky

Riding the Cyber Wave: How Feminist Activism Develops Strategies against Gender-Based Violence

Created by Mariam Mecky 1135 days ago

...ifacetedeness of online feminist activism using Egypt as a case study,...itnesses an important dynamic of activism that mirrors aspects of simil.... This brief asserts that online activism constitutes a strategic and i...ction zooms into online feminist activism around gender-based violence...

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The Political Marginalization of Palestinian Women in the West Bank

Created by Foundation's Team 1161 days ago

...male and female. Such developments have caused today’s Palestinian women to endure perhaps even more formidable challenges when it comes to activism and political participation....

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Women's movement and challenge of democracy in Morocco : the case of abortion

Created by Foundation's Team 1177 days ago

...ng abortion except for some delicate cases. How does Moroccan feminist activism process vis-à-vis masc...ting movements ? Is it possible to talk about an agreement in feminist activism regarding abortion ? What typ...

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A New Feminism? Gender Dynamics in Morocco's February 20th Movement

Created by Foundation's Team 1476 days ago

...February 20th bring about with traditional feminist circles? In this paper, the writer briefly locate February 20th in a genealogy of feminist activism in Morocco showing places of...

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Semaine de playdoyer trans 2021 : des militant.e.s trans du monde entier se rencontrent au Conseil des droits humains des Nations Unies / / Trans Advocacy Week 2021: Trans Activists Worldwide Come Together During the UN Human Rights Council

Created by Foundation's Team 526 days ago

Genève, le 21 juin 2021 – Pour la cinquième année consécutive, des militants transgenres et de genres divers du monde entier se réuniront lors de la session de juin/juillet du Conseil des droits de l’homme des Nations Unies, pour sensibiliser &ag...

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Gendered Resistance: Academia and Activism / Résistance genrée : le monde universitaire et le militantisme / نقاش عبر الإنترنت - المقاومة الجندريّة بين الأكاديميا والنشاطيّة

Created by Foundation's Team 575 days ago

The Arab Council for Social Sciences organises a conference entitled "Gendered Resistance: Academia and Activism” It will take place on Monday, May 10, 2021 at 5:00-7:00 pm (Beirut time) Simultaneous translation to English will be provided for those registered ove...

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Audacity in Adversity: LGBT Activism in the Middle East and North Africa / L'audace face à l'adversité: activisme en faveur des droits LGBT au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique du Nord / الجرأة في وجه المخاطر نضال مجتمع المیم في الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفریقیا

Created by Foundation's Team 760 days ago

This report accompanies a series of videos produced by Human Rights Watch and the Arab Foundation for Freedoms and Equality (AFE). The videos feature individual activists reaching out in Arabic to LGBT people living in the Middle East and North Africa with messages of support. The repo...

Maria Àngels Roque

MeToo and the History of 'Hashtag Feminism'in the MENA Region / أنا أيضاً و تاريخ "وسم النسوية"في منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا / MeToo et l'histoire du 'Hashtag Féminisme'dans la région MENA

Created by Maria Àngels Roque 1112 days ago

The #MeToo movement has evolved into a unique, intersectional feminist social media campaign, calling for the public sharing of sexual assault and harassment testimonies to illustrate the commonplace experience of sexual violence against women. It is “ultimately a plea for justice...

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Logo competition for the 16 days of activism against GBV in Palestine! / Concours de création de logo pour une campagne contre la VBG en Palestine! / مسابقة لتصميم لوغو لحملة ضد العنف القائم على النوع في فلسطين!

Created by Foundation's Team 1168 days ago

Are you a creative graphic designer or illustrator? Are you interested in helping the EU´s delegation to Palestine design a logo for its campaign marking the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based (GBV) Violence in Palestine? If you answer is yes, then you are encouraged to sub...

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A dialogue on artistic expression and feminism with the winners of our illustration contest 'Drawing 4 Equality' / Dialogue sur l'expression artistique et le féminisme avec les lauréates de notre concours 'Drawing 4 Equality' / حوار حول التعبير الفني والنسوية مع الفائزات في مسابقة "الرسم من أجل ا...

Created by Foundation's Team 1170 days ago

Our founding member and current host of our headquarters, the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed), is organising the dialogue "Youth creators transforming the Mediterranean", which will take place next 25th of September 2019 at the Institut d’Estudis Catalans - IE...

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Les conditions de travail des femmes dans les usines en Jordanie / ظروف عمل النساء في المصانع في الأردن / Working conditions of women in factories in Jordan

Created by Foundation's Team 1343 days ago

Cet article s’intéresse aux conditions de travail des femmes jordaniennes dans les usines, en prenant comme étude de cas la région de Zarqa où les perspectives de formation et de perfectionnement professionnel sont limitées, ce qui réduit ...

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Syrian Women's Perspectives on Life in Turkey / Perspectives des femmes syriennes par rapport à la vie en Turquie / وجهات نظر نساء سوريات عن الحياة في تركيا

Created by Foundation's Team 1359 days ago

The report sheds light on the challenges Syrian women face in Turkey and how they have evolved over time, with an emphasis on their knowledge of and access to rights and means of civic engagement, and the role of Turkish and Syrian organizations in facilitating this access, as well as t...

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Field diagnosis: The role of women in preserving the environment in Tripoli / Diagnostic de terrain: Le rôle des femmes dans la protection de l'environnement à Tripoli / تشخيص ميداني: دور النساء في الحفاظ على البيئة في طرابلس

Created by Foundation's Team 1398 days ago

Tripoli District is facing serious environmental problems, including high levels of pollution that threaten public health. While many civil society movements are calling for sustainable environmental measures, women’s participation in public issues and local decision-making remain...

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Enhancing Women's Participation in Turkey through Digital Storytelling / Renforcer la participation des femmes en Turquie grâce à la narration numérique / تعزيز مشاركة المرأة في تركيا من خلال القصص الرقمية

Created by Foundation's Team 1468 days ago

This paper explores the process of introducing Digital Storytelling (DST) workshop practice to Turkey through a project called “Digital Stories from Amargi Women”, which was part of the author’s Ph.D. research in the Creative Industries Faculty, Queensland University o...

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

The Children of Female Prisoners' Care Association (CFPA)
Wafa Association for Awareness
Women Against Violence (WAV)
Albanian Forum for the Alliance of Civilisations
Jyhene Kebsi
Gender and Sexuality Resource Center. Arab Foundation for Freedoms and Equality
Al Marsa for culture and creativity
Youth Capacities Development Association-Biskra (YCDB)
Development Association ‘Rawafed’
March Lebanon Association
Amal Wazan for women football
Libyan Women Forum (LWF)
Coalition for Tunisian Women and the International Network of Women
Bochra Laghssais
Portuguese Association of Women in Legal Careers
Faculdade de Ciencias Sociais e Humanas
Rede Portuguesa de Jovens para a Igualdade de Oportunidades entre Mulheres e Homens
YEFL Young Egyptian Feminists League
Zhour Bouzidi
Egyptian Center for Women'  s Rights (ECWR)
Association Neama for Development
Women's aspirations Association
Palestinian Centre for Peace and Democracy
Be active. Be emancipated (B.a.B.e.)
Aswat Nissa
Association of Continuity of Generations - ACG
Istar Montull Mussach
Moroccan Association of Social Workers
Free Sight Association
Jordanian Hashemite Fund for Human Development (JOHUD)
Tafoukt Souss Association for Women Development
Nisaa Network
Arab Women Media Center (AWMC)
CEDAW Association for Democracy and Human Rights
Department of Gender Studies, Faculty for Social Wellbeing, University of Malta
SHASHAT Women Cinema

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Documents

ON HER OWN: How women forced to flee from Syria are shouldering increased responsibility as they struggle to survive

Syrian women sheltering in countries surrounding Syria, or undertaking the long and perilous journey to Europe with their...

Third arab report on the Millennium Development Goals in 2010 and the impact of the world economic crises

This report illustrates the progress made in achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in the light of the impact of the...

New Trends of Women's Activism after the Arab Uprisings Redefining Women's Leadership

This study is based on a research conducted in five Arab countries (Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Yemen and the occupied Palestinian...

Human Rights Violations against Women and Girls in Syria

This report sheds light on the multiple human rights violations that Syrian girls and women  are witnessing, inside the...

Documenting the best practices and lessons learned. Operation and development of the Listening Centre of Support for victims of violence in the Occupied Palestinian Territory

This report discusses the listening centre practices to support victims of violence and its tools, approaches and challenges....

UN Women Annual Report 2015-2016

This report highlights some of the UN Women’s work and initiatives during the year 2015-2016, it provides summary...

Opening doors: gender equality and development in the Middle East and North Africa: Main report

During the last decade, countries in the MENA region have made a progress in gender equality and women´s rights, still,...

Towards a truly feminist and transformative G7

The Women (W7) brings together feminist civil society organisations from G7 countries and from all over the world. Its core...

Middle East, Topics and Arguments (META), vol. 14: Gender

The protests and upheavals that erupted in the Arab world since 2010 were the starting point in 2019 to look at issues of gender...

UN Women Annual Report 2014 - Maghreb

This report highlights the situation of women in Maghreb for the year 2014. It mainly focuses on the following priority domains...