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UfM will release its first report on women's economic participation in the Euro-Mediterranean region

Created by Foundation's Team 88 days ago

...der gap in the Euro-mediterranean region. In this sense, UfM will jo...sm on Gender Equality for the UfM region report, which will be...n a business in Europe and in the MENA region represent just the 6,2% of th...Africa, to launch the first MENA Women Business Club. This initi...

Rabha Fathi

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

Created by Rabha Fathi 180 days ago

...line with #16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign, AEFL attends the webinar "Accelerating the End of Child Marriage in the MENA Region. From Evidence-based Research...

Foundation's Team

Discussing gender-policy responses in the MENA region

Created by Foundation's Team 317 days ago

...und table “COVID-19 in the MENA region: What Gender Policy Respons...for women and communities in the region.  The discussion was...dopted by decision-makers in the MENA region to inform evidence-based poli...uo;s economic empowerment in the MENA region. The round table was moderat...

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

Created by Foundation's Team 366 days ago

...Violence: What Scenario For The MENA Region ?" The 2011 Arab uprisings...ecade of online activism in the MENA region. Blogs and social media becam...ituations faced by women in the MENA region. The report shows for instanc...status. For young women in the region, the digital world still prov...

Sana Afouaiz

Invitation: Assessing the impact of COVID-19 on Female Entrepreneurs in the MENA region

Created by Sana Afouaiz 535 days ago

...enpreneur-Initiative and SANAD Entrepreneurship Academy are conducting a survey to assess the impact of COVID-19 on female entrepreneurs in the MENA region! If you are a female entrepre...

Mozn Hassan

Launching the campaign On Equal Basis

Created by Mozn Hassan 543 days ago

...es and intersection with the world, the “Feminist Coalition for MENA Region Towards Beijing 25+”...online pages and accounts, joining the “Feminist Coalition for MENA Region Towards Beijing 25+" its firs...

Ghida Abdallah Anani

ABAAD Founder and Director, Ghida Anani, named Champion for Peace

Created by Ghida Abdallah Anani 601 days ago

...ld protection –topics on which she has published extensively, creating also toolkits and pedagogical material focusing on Lebanon and the MENA region. Her continuous work towards...

Mozn Hassan

Mozn Hassan Receives the Hrant Dink Award 2020

Created by Mozn Hassan 618 days ago

...Mozn Hassan being the first Egyptian to receive it. Mozn is receiving this award for the work she conducted on several issues, in Egypt and the MENA region, including and not limited to...

Hedia Bel Haj Youssef

Women parliamentarians in the MENA region on confronting VAW and on changing policies

Created by Hedia Bel Haj Youssef 815 days ago

On February 26 and 27, the Forum on Women...g so that no one is left behind. The Regional Director of the Women Entre...Canadian Federal Forum said that this regional program, which is implement...llenges that continue to exist in the region, especially wars and conflict...

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Union for the Mediterranean launches new regional mechanism to monitor gender equality in the area

Created by Foundation's Team 815 days ago

...an countries. Within the UfM region, gender parity is estimated a...ciety, and following a 3-year regional process involving governmen...progress made globally and at regional level, we need at least 99....achieve gender parity) and in MENA region at 61.2% (140 years) ind...

Events

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PANEL DISCUSSION: Amman Principles - A New International Instrument for Gender Equality

Created by Foundation's Team 263 days ago

...ung’s Political Feminism project in the MENA region commenced a project in partne...ives, institutes, and networks from different regions across the globe. The aim i...eloped principles within the context of their regions and provide insights to furt...

Foundation's Team

The 2021 UfM Women Business Forum

Created by Foundation's Team 348 days ago

..., women in the Euro-Mediterranean region face a persistent gender ga...digital gender divide in the MENA region and explore how the digital d...Es Grow your network in the MENA Business Club speed networ...en-led companies in the MENA region through the virtual tours...

Foundation's Team

COVID-19 in the MENA region: What Gender Policy Responses Do We Need?

Created by Foundation's Team 353 days ago

In the MENA region, women are overrepresented in industries that COVID-...better future for women and communities in the MENA region during a post-COVID-1...that can be adopted by decision-makers in the MENA region to inform evidence-based poli...

Mozn Hassan

Feminist roles between two Springs: Discussing generational intersections

Created by Mozn Hassan 422 days ago

The Caucus For Women Politicians in the MENA Region organises an interactive event to discuss the intersections of different feminist generations, and their activism. Particip...

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WEBINAR - Rethinking Gender-Based Violence in 2020: Perspectives from Egypt, Lebanon and Syria

Created by Foundation's Team 558 days ago

...ame into full play during the pandemic in the MENA region.  On the occasion of...uss how gender-based violence unfolds in some MENA countries in times of COVID, an...violence against women after COVID-19 in the region The webinar can be followe...

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UfM Workshop:Tourism: Generating Jobs for Youth in the MENA Region

Created by Foundation's Team 914 days ago

...uo;Tourism: Generating jobs for Youth in the MENA Region” will take place at t...urism, held on 30 November 2018, to set up a regional platform for networks and e...creation of jobs for youth and women in the MENA region, the workshop will mainly foc...

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CAWTAR hosts the Womenpreneur Experience Event in Tunis

Created by Foundation's Team 914 days ago

...port women in #tech in the Middle East and North Africa. It seeks to assess the current state of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the MENA region from a female perspective and...

Maria Àngels Roque

Don't miss UfM's Women Business Forum this November in Barcelona

Created by Maria Àngels Roque 1011 days ago

...of experience and networking opportunities for women-owned and women-led-businesses for women’s economic empowerment, particularly in the MENA region, and with African and Europea...

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Meeting and debate on women's rights in the MENA region

Created by Foundation's Team 1271 days ago

On the 10th of December, 2018, the Center of Arab Women for Training and Research (CAWTAR) and the Europ...vernance Network, the Institute of Political Science (Sciences Po) and UN Women MENA,...

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Gender equality at the heart of the European Development Days 2018

Created by Foundation's Team 1482 days ago

...work or with a particularly useful approach for the Euro-Mediterranean region:  - Young Mediterrane...tices on effective women coordination and networking mechanisms in the MENA region - Wednesday June 6, 2018 -&n...

Shared practices

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Manarat : Stories of inspiring women from the Middle East and North Africa

Created by Foundation's Team 1740 days ago

...rsquo;s Day 2017, Oxfam Great Britain’s Regional Gender Justice Programme...Women from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region who have contributed to their...celebrating and paying tribute to a sample of MENA pioneer women who have contribu...

Calls and opportunities

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UNIDO and UfM launch a MENA Women Business Club

Created by Foundation's Team 180 days ago

...DO and UfM have launched today a MENA Women Business Club to scale-...women’s businesses in the region. The MENA Women Business Club will offe...businesses from across the MENA region the opportunity to grow their...rammes. To join the initiative, MENA Women entrepreneurs and busines...

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Consultant on contestations and backlashes to gender equality in the MENA

Created by Foundation's Team 255 days ago

...ldren. In other parts of the MENA Region, conservatism is growing.&n...roles, in other parts of the Region, women’s rights are inc...bsp;international, national, regional levels, both offline and on...d Rights’ membership in the MENA Region, namely: Morocco, A...

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Call for Applications: women role models from the MENA region

Created by Foundation's Team 262 days ago

...University of Beirut are cooperating on a new regional storytelling project aime...young women’s career choices in the Arab region. Criteria The organisers...al female candidates, or role models, from the MENA region to collect their life st...

Maria Àngels Roque

Call for Researchers - EuroMeSCo Joint Study Groups 2021-2022

Created by Maria Àngels Roque 353 days ago

...a Successful Green Transition in the Euro-Mediterranean Region • Boosting Social Protection Reforms in the MENA Region • Algeria, Morocco, Tun...elligence, Law Enforcement and Security Agencies in the MENA Region: Risks and Opportunities...

Sana Afouaiz

Ambassador for the Womenpreneur Digital Hub

Created by Sana Afouaiz 450 days ago

...an half of the population in the MENA region, however women are under-re...’s economic participation in the region only constitutes 25% which ma...uption continue to emerge in the region, gender inequality is exacerb...space dedicated to women in the MENA Region. - Great to add on your resu...

Mozn Hassan

Nazra is hiring!

Created by Mozn Hassan 458 days ago

...andidate to review its “Regional Manual on Monitoring and Documentation in the MENA Region” and develop the part c...least two countries from the region. a media officer Nazra is l...ment of Nazra goals. on local,regional international levels 2. Dr...

Caroline Brummelhuis

Call for submissions: Tunisian Senior Women in Business

Created by Caroline Brummelhuis 480 days ago

Become part of a network of "Senior" women entrepreneurs in the MENA region, thanks to our "Senior Women in Business" incubation programme! What? Senior Women in Business is...

Foundation's Team

SI Leader LAB open for applications - Connecting advocates for gender equality

Created by Foundation's Team 501 days ago

Are you a civil society leader in South Asia or the MENA region? Are you working for a more gender equal world? SI Leader Lab is an online leadership programme for advocates o...

Foundation's Team

Call for Abstracts and Articles: Conference on Celebrating Arab Women

Created by Foundation's Team 633 days ago

...s Women in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region contend with social practic...rganized to celebrate the variety of roles of MENA women, past and present, to cel...e towards women’s equality in this Arab region. This call for papers invites...

Mozn Hassan

Task Based Researcher Vacancies - Feminist Research Consultancy

Created by Mozn Hassan 667 days ago

...squo; needs and issues in the MENA Region. Are we in need of a New CE...least two countries from the region) 2. Women’ Rights and Topics in the MENA Region After COVID-19 The pape...least two countries from the region) 3. Struggle Of Feminist Movement in the MENA Region For Combating Sexual Vio...

Resources

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

Created by Foundation's Team 227 days ago

...n of feminist movement in the MENA region has access to more and bett...endent feminist groups in the MENA region are at the forefront of the f...and for the feminists of the region, we know that feminist groups in the MENA region - especially nascent one...

Sana Afouaiz

Womenpreneur Digital Hub

Created by Sana Afouaiz 380 days ago

...Women Digital Hub is the first digital space for women in the MENA region to learn, connect and grow....networking, and skills development opportunities for women across the MENA region. Their investment is to ensu...

Foundation's Team

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

Created by Foundation's Team 779 days ago

...fically on the Euro-Mediterranean region.  Will you help us to...the Subordination of Women in the MENA Region: What the Covid-19 Pandemic H...for Women Politicians in the Arab Region,Press release - Urgent P...Perspectives on Care Work in the MENA Region, 2020. Council of Europ...

Sana Afouaiz

Womenpreneur Tour Film 2020

Created by Sana Afouaiz 787 days ago

...map female tech entrepreneurs and digital talents.  In the MENA region, women are over 50% of the po...mote female entrepreneurship in the Middle East and North Africa region, particularly in th...

Foundation's Team

Women in News: strengthening women's presence and leadership in the media

Created by Foundation's Team 1019 days ago

...ry year for 30 mid-to-senior level editors or senior journalists from MENA region to join the platform and bene...is awarded to one outstanding woman editor in the sub Saharan Africa region and in the Middle East and No...

Foundation's Team

WEBPAGE: Minerva

Created by Foundation's Team 2130 days ago

...nication experts, human rights defenders and other professionals of proven expertise in the cultural, social and human rights field in the MENA region. Languages: English and Ital...

Foundation's Team

YOUTUBE: Oxfam Webinar on Women Peace and Security in the MENA region

Created by Foundation's Team 2132 days ago

...Women in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) face many difficulties and i...ties in their daily lives, and conflict in the region only exasperates the situatio...f webinars on gender justice hosted by Oxfam’s Regional Gender Justice Programme, e...

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Project on the Status of women in the MENA region

Created by Foundation's Team 2231 days ago

IFES and the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) have united their years of experience in research and capacity building to enhance the st...

Documents

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2021 Regional Progress Report on Gender Equality: UfM Regional Dialogue on Women Empowerment in the Euro-Mediterranean region

Created by Foundation's Team 59 days ago

...Within the Euro-Mediterranean region, gender parity in Western E...achieve gender parity) and in MENA region at 61.2% (140 years), ac...ation of working-age women in MENA could add as much as USD 3.1 tr...men in the Euro-Mediterranean region. The lack of gender-specific...

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The effects of the Covid-19 crisis on increasing gender-based violence in the MENA region

Created by Foundation's Team 165 days ago

November 25 marks the International Day for th...es of this violence, and the responses of local and regional Euro-Mediterranean initiati...le aims to highlight violence against women in this region and the initiatives deployed...

Foundation's Team

Rapid Gender Analysis: COVID-19 Middle East and North Africa Region

Created by Foundation's Team 235 days ago

...n the Middle East and North Africa region and beyond (Turkey and Geor..., especially for women and girls. MENA is at a critical stage in con...displacement, and migration in the region significantly complicate a ma...e challenging. Women and girls in MENA, already facing discrimination,...

Foundation's Team

Rethinking Gender-Based Violence: Perspectives from Egypt, Lebanon and Syria

Created by Foundation's Team 428 days ago

...h gender experts and activists from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region to discuss the subtleties of...9 pandemic in 2020, the modalities of its enfolding and the local and regional Euro-Mediterranean response...

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Bullets are Cheaper than Sugar: The Need for New Approaches to the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in the MENA Region

Created by Foundation's Team 478 days ago

On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the adoption of United Nations Security Council Resolution 13...cussions and opinions by feminist activists in theMiddle East and North Africa (MENA)...

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Women4Mediterranean Conference 2020

Created by Foundation's Team 509 days ago

...n’sempowerment in the Euro-Mediterranean region. The Conference welcomed mo...ain international organisations working in the region such as the UN Women and WHO,...impact of COVID-19 for women entrepreneurs in MENA and violence against women and...

Foundation's Team

COVID-19 crisis in the MENA region: impact on gender equality and policy responses

Created by Foundation's Team 542 days ago

...Like women all around the globe, MENA women are at the frontline of...gender-based violence. However, region-specific restrictive social...obstacles faced by women in the MENA region. This brief takes stock of th...oment for gender equality in the MENA region and an opportunity to rethink...

Hedia Bel Haj Youssef

Changing Laws and Breaking Barriers for Women's Economic Empowerment in Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia

Created by Hedia Bel Haj Youssef 564 days ago

...ountries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are looking to accelerate ec...qually involved as men in labour markets, the MENA region could see its gross domestic...rt reveals that change is underway across the region. It presents 24 detailed case...

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 577 days ago

...of the context of Covid-19 in the MENA region with emphasis on the ways i...feminist work in Lebanon and the region at the level of activism, res...st networks within and beyond the MENA region in an attempt to visibil...ity, or rather inequality, in the region and the activism around it be...

Foundation's Team

Covid-19 and Essential Services Provision for Survivors of Violence Against Women and Girls - a Snapshot from the Arab States

Created by Foundation's Team 586 days ago

...ces, knowledge and experience shared by various stakeholders from seven MENA countries during a workshop o...UN Agencies part of the Essential Services Packages in the Arab States Region, as well as on other experien...

Tags

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UfM will release its first report on women's economic participation in the Euro-Mediterranean region / L'UpM publiera son premier rapport sur la participation économique des femmes dans la région Euro-méditerranéenne / الاتحاد من أجل المتوسط (UfM) سيصدر تقريره الأول حول المشاركة الاقتصادية للمرأة...

Created by Foundation's Team 88 days ago

The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) will continue to raise awareness and promote women’s rights by providing policy recommendations to close the gender gap in the Euro-mediterranean region. In this sense, UfM will join the international celebrations for Women’s Day by rele...

Foundation's Team

Women, Peace and Security. The Role of Institutions in Times of Peace and War in the Arab Region / / Femmes, paix et sécurité. Le rôle des institutions en temps de paix et de guerre dans la région arabe

Created by Foundation's Team 262 days ago

The present publication explores the women, peace and security agenda, and how the Arab region is responding to it. It discusses the roles of national women’s machineries, national human rights institutions, security sector institutions, and civil society organizations in ti...

Foundation's Team

Discussing gender-policy responses in the MENA region / جائحة كورونا COVID-19 في منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال إفريقيا / Analyse des réponses en matière de politiques de genre dans la région MENA

Created by Foundation's Team 317 days ago

On June 30, the round table “COVID-19 in the MENA region: What Gender Policy Responses Do We Need?” brought experts together to explore the inclusive gender responses needed for a better future for women and communities in the region.  The discussion was organised by W...

Foundation's Team

SI Leader LAB open for applications - Connecting advocates for gender equality / Candidatures pour le SI Leader LAB - les acteurs pour l'égalité de genre / برنامج SI Leader LAB مفتوح لتقديم الطلبات

Created by Foundation's Team 501 days ago

Are you a civil society leader in South Asia or the MENA region? Are you working for a more gender equal world? SI Leader Lab is an online leadership programme for advocates of gender equality who wish to grow in their role while exploring new tools and forms for collaboration. Apply to...

Foundation's Team

The Care Economy in the Arab States: Towards recognizing, reducing and redistributing unpaid care work - brief / L'économie des soins dans les États arabes : Vers la reconnaissance, la réduction et la redistribution du travail non rémunéré dans le secteur des soins / اقتصاد الرعاية في الدول العرب...

Created by Foundation's Team 523 days ago

Women play an outsized role in the care economy in the Arab States, performing 4.7 times more unpaid care work than men – the highest female– to–male ratio anywhere in the world.  This policy brief is based on the report Progress of Women in the Arab States 2020:...

Foundation's Team

COVID-19 crisis in the MENA region: impact on gender equality and policy responses / La crise COVID-19 dans la région MENA : impact sur l'égalité des sexes et réponses politiques / أزمة كورونا COVID-19 في منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال إفريقيا: التأثير على المساواة بين الجنسين واستجابات السياسات

Created by Foundation's Team 542 days ago

Like women all around the globe, MENA women are at the frontline of the COVID-19 response and also suffer from expanding unpaid care burdens and gender-based violence. However, region-specific restrictive social norms and legal frameworks exacerbate the obstacles faced by women in the M...

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Gender Justice and Equality before the law: Analysis of Progress and Challenges in the Arab States Region / Justice et égalité des sexes devant la loi : Analyse des progrès et des défis dans la région des États arabes / العدالة والمساواة بين الجنسين أمام القانون

Created by Foundation's Team 568 days ago

This report documents the progress achieved to realize the aspirations of the Muscat Declaration and analyzes the remaining challenges that States face in their ongoing efforts to make gender justice a reality for all. The report focuses on the laws and law enforcement practices that m...

Foundation's Team

Perspectives féministes sur le travail de soins dans la région MENA / وجهات نظر نسوية حول عمل الرعاية في منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال إفريقيا / Feminist Perspectives on Care Work in the MENA Region

Created by Foundation's Team 761 days ago

Les militantes féministes et les universitaires estiment que l’économie des soins est vitale pour le bien-être et des communautés de la région arabe, en particulier lorsque ces communautés rencontrent des difficultés pour assurer leu...

Hedia Bel Haj Youssef

"برلمانيات"الشرق الأوسط وشمال إفريقيا : أي دور للقيادات النسائية في مواجهة العنف المسلط ضد النساء وتغيير السياسات؟ / Femmes parlementaires à la région MENA : contre la violence à l'égard des femmes et pour l'évolution des politiques / Women parliamentarians in the MENA region on confronting VAW a...

Created by Hedia Bel Haj Youssef 815 days ago

افتتحت بتونس العاصمة أشغال ملتقى "برلمانيات" الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا والمنعقدة يومي 26 و27 فيفري/فبراير 2020، بتنظيم من مركز المرأة العربية للتدريب والبحوث "كوثر" ومنتدى الفيدراليات الكندي وسفارة كندا. وخلال الجلسة الافتتاحية، أكدت الدكتورة سكينة بوراوي المديرة التنفيذية لكوثر أهمية الأدو...

Foundation's Team

UfM Workshop:Tourism: Generating Jobs for Youth in the MENA Region / ورشة عمل للاتحاد من أجل المتوسط حول فرص العمل في قطاع السياحة في المنطقة / Atelier de l'UpM: Tourisme: créer des emplois pour les jeunes de la région MENA

Created by Foundation's Team 914 days ago

On 4 December 2019, a Workshop on “Tourism: Generating jobs for Youth in the MENA Region” will take place at the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM)’s Headquarters in Barcelona. The event is a follow up of the UfM Secretariat’s Brainstorming Meeting on Tourism, hel...

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

Abou Fadhl Mohamad Bahlouli
Why Me for Women’s Rights
Aman Society Centre for counseling, development and community health
Development Association ‘Rawafed’
Association Talassemtane pour l'Environnement et Développement (ATED)
Association MINA's Talents
Cooperation for Community Development Association
Actions in the Mediterranean - AIM
Association Féminine pour le Développement de la Famille (AFDF)
Hiwar Center for youth and women's empowerment
Children of Female Prisoners Association
Le blog Tunisian Girl
Palestinian Working Woman Society for Development
Albanian Forum for the Alliance of Civilisations
Valencia University
Genre Culture Diversité et Développement (GCDD)
Association of Continuity of Generations - ACG
University of Naples  L'Orientale
União de Mulheres Alternativa e Resposta
Femmes Informations Juridiques Internationales Rhône-Alpes (FIJI-RA)
Libyan Women Forum (LWF)
Al Marsa for culture and creativity
Réseau Doustourna
Morocco Volunteers
Libyan Women ORG
Women in Front
Organization of Backing Liberal and Social Development (OBLSD)
FILASTINIYAT
Association des femmes pour le développement et la culture
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN IN PHOTO
Madanyat
Donia for Sutsainable Development
Association Corrente Rosa
The Children of Female Prisoners' Care Association (CFPA)
Ibtikar for Empowerment and Social Entrepreneurship
Mada for Citizenship and Development

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Book presentation: Your Fatwa does not Apply Here

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Women's Political Renaissance in Palestinian society in Israel

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VFJ raises women's capacities to have an active role in politics in Monastir

The Tunisian association Voix de la Femme à Jemmel – VFJ undertook a project which seeks to enhance women’s...

The Foundation at the 62nd session Commission on the Status of Women

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