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Wedad Sourani

Report on the compatibility of Palestinian labour law with the needs of working women on the Gaza Strip

Created by Wedad Sourani 204 days ago

...nbsp; 1. Amending the Labor Law in line with international labor conventions related to women, such as Convention No. 191, the Convention on Equal Pay, and Convention No. 183 regul...

Nawal Mustafa

Nawal Mustafa won the Princess Sabeeka Al Khalifa International Award for Women Empowerment

Created by Nawal Mustafa 278 days ago

.... During her trip, she was able to release the first female debtor from Egyptian prisons in 2007, support nearly 5,000 female prisoners of poverty, pay off 8,000 debts, and launch t...

Nawal Mustafa

CFPA organizes recreational activities for kids

Created by Nawal Mustafa 636 days ago

...ning that the journalist writer, Nawal Mustafa (founder and president of the CFPA), who received the Hope Makers Award in 2018, and AGFUND in 2019, pays great attention to this aspe...

Foundation's Team

The Generation Equality Forum concludes in Paris with announcement of commitments

Created by Foundation's Team 821 days ago

...’s participation in the ICT sector, including the tech start-up and e-commerce sector, to 25 per cent by 2026 and 50 per cent by 2041.  PayPal’s commitment of USD...

Noha El Khouly

ECWR issues its annual report 2019 entitled Egyptian Women and Access to Justice

Created by Noha El Khouly 1283 days ago

...he House of Representatives to amend the Penal Code. The House of Representatives has approved an increase in the fine imposed on spouses who evade paying alimony to five thousand p...

Esther Fouchier

European Women's Lobby declaration on COVID-19

Created by Esther Fouchier 1287 days ago

...eacute;e, memeber of the French Coordination for the European Women’s Lobby, publishes the EWL declaration on COVID-19.  Women must not pay the price for COVID-19: Putti...

Foundation's Team

UfM Women Business Forum: boosting women's role in circular economy, tech and innovation fields

Created by Foundation's Team 1407 days ago

...logy and innovation”, especially, on the challenges that women have to face in this sector. Besides the always important issue of the gender pay gap, the speakers underlined...

Maria Àngels Roque

FEM EU: feminist lobbying to prioritize gender equality during EU elections

Created by Maria Àngels Roque 1700 days ago

...demand concrete working plans to achieve effective gender equality. It claims to focus on all aspects of gender inequalities, starting from gender pay gap, gender pension’s g...

Foundation's Team

Empowering female factory workers towards fairer labour conditions in Zarqaa

Created by Foundation's Team 1772 days ago extra day off. Awareness-raising events targeting the local community and meetings with factory owners were also organized to encourage them to pay attention to their workers&rs...

Foundation's Team

Training elected women for more effective local governance in Ifrane

Created by Foundation's Team 1776 days ago

...olitical and partisan practices and knowledge, such as: Weak democratic practices within political parties Political parties’ failure to pay attention to women or mobiliz...


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The EU Parliament holds its 3rd Gender Equality Week

Created by Foundation's Team 348 days ago

...nder inequalities – both to longstanding issues such as the gender pay gap and to more recent crises...o achieve this, for instance by ending gender-based violence, addressing pay and pension gaps, gender bala...

Foundation's Team

Discussing the empowerment of female refugees and migrants for a socially inclusive Europe

Created by Foundation's Team 840 days ago

...and gender. Gender inequality underpins many problems which disproportionately affect women and girls, such as domestic and sexual violence, lower pay, lack of access to education&...

Foundation's Team

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

Created by Foundation's Team 1052 days ago

...erstand the mapping of gender-based violence in their countries, drawing, at the same time, an alternative map that speaks of resilience. They will pay attention to the subtleties o...

Noha El Khouly

The Impact of COVID-19 on Violence Against Women

Created by Noha El Khouly 1115 days ago regard to alimony and personal status issues. Many men refrained from paying alimony on children in the...e alimony cases, and there was no functional mechanism to force a man to pay alimony. NGOs were able to p...

Maria Àngels Roque

Tribute to distinguished women in the fields of culture, sport and Human rights

Created by Maria Àngels Roque 1675 days ago

...rganises an event on March 7th 2019 in Sant Boi de Llobregat (Catalonia, Spain) on the occasion of International Women’s Day. The event will pay tribute to 6 outstanding wome...

Khulud Khamis

Fighting against Trafficking in Women and Prostitution, titled Between Marginality and Prostitution: A Feminist Perspective on Prostitution

Created by Khulud Khamis 2514 days ago

...n. Facilitator: Noor Falah. 12:40 – 13:10 Lunch Break 13:10 – 14:10 Session 3: Men and Prostitution – Panel Discussion Tali Koral, When He Pays; Aviv Yahalom, ASLI; Prof. S...

Foundation's Team

Tribute to women entrepreneurs of Moroccan origin in Barcelona

Created by Foundation's Team 2770 days ago

On the occasion of the International Day of Women's Rights, the Ibn Battuta Foundation, member of the Foundation, has chosen to pay tribute to women entrepreneurs of Moroccan origin...

Shared practices

Foundation's Team

AFIF: Literacy, Training and Employment for Women in Algeria

Created by Foundation's Team 2078 days ago

...allowed women in the regions concerned to set up profitable businesses, with a system of loans enabling them to buy the equipment they need. The repayments allow other women to obt...

Foundation's Team

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

Created by Foundation's Team 2234 days ago

...iddle East and North Africa (MENA) region who have contributed to their societies or excelled in their fields.This campaign aims at celebrating and paying tribute to a sample of MEN...

Calls and opportunities

Foundation's Team

PhD Opportunities : Gender and the Politics of Shame

Created by Foundation's Team 953 days ago

...ligibility criteria set out by the Department for the Economy ( This includes payment of UK level doctoral fees...

كريشنة أمل

SURVEY - Women and unpaid work during the pandemic in Palestine

Created by كريشنة أمل 974 days ago care work relates to the provision of direct or indirect care without pay within the household. It These activities are considered as work, because in theory one could pay a third person to perform the...

Mireia Estrada Gelabert

Jiwar is looking for Mediterranean artists'VISA rejection experiences

Created by Mireia Estrada Gelabert 1112 days ago

...European or Southern Mediterranean countries. The aim of the initiative is to look into the impact of VISA rejection in the artists’ careers, paying attention to the ways in w...

Foundation's Team

UN WOMEN Programme Associate in Jerusalem, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - Job Offer

Created by Foundation's Team 1295 days ago

...bility to gather and interpret data, reach logical conclusions and present findings and recommendations; Good organizational skills and ability to pay close attention to details;...


Foundation's Team

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

Created by Foundation's Team 1273 days ago

...abic)  UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction:  UNDRR Declaration (English) European Women’s Lobby:  Women must not pay the price for COVID19 (list o...

Foundation's Team

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

Created by Foundation's Team 1304 days ago

...when it comes to the workplace. Demand a progressive work environment through the equal representation of women in leadership and boardrooms, equal pay for work of equal value and e...

Foundation's Team

WEBPAGE: EU Neighbourhood Info Center. EuroMed Gender Issues

Created by Foundation's Team 2928 days ago

This is the EU’s Info Center on gender equality in the southern Mediterranean region. The EU pays particular attention to the implementation of the EU Gender Action...

Foundation's Team

L'Année du Maghreb

Created by Foundation's Team 2928 days ago

...reb (The Year of the Maghreb), a review published by the Institute for Research and Studies on the Arab and Muslim World (IREMAM), has two aims: to pay particular attention to the n...

Foundation's Team

Zakher Association to develop the capacity of Palestinian Women

Created by Foundation's Team 2931 days ago

...women and children. - Public health and the environment. - Training and education in Culture and arts.  Its genereal objectives are: - To pay attention to the issues regar...

Foundation's Team

Centre for Gender Equality Information

Created by Foundation's Team 3039 days ago

...nd the implementation of citizens’ -and especially women’s- rights. Some of their current projects involve the promotion of equal pay between men and women ("Equal Pay Programme"), legal accompanim...


Foundation's Team

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

Created by Foundation's Team 553 days ago

The UfM launched the first-ever Intergovernmental Monitoring Mechanism on Gender Equality in one of the Senior Official Meetings of the UfM Member States in...

Foundation's Team

Covid-19 and Economic Challenges for Migrant Women

Created by Foundation's Team 946 days ago

...cumented as their visa depends on the relationship. • Many migrant women are on zero-hours contracts with no guaranteed wage or access tosick pay. In these circumstances, many...

Foundation's Team

Women, Business and the Law 2020

Created by Foundation's Team 1203 days ago

...and end their careers—align with the economic decisions women make at various stages of their lives. The indicators are Mobility, Workplace, Pay, Marriage, Parenthood, Entrep...

Foundation's Team

Beijing25: The fifth review of the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action in the EU Member States

Created by Foundation's Team 1301 days ago

...the Beijing Platform for Action (BPfA) was established in 1995, many of the challenges identified then remain relevant in 2020 (such as the gender pay gap, unequal distribution of...

Foundation's Team

Global Gender Gap Report 2020

Created by Foundation's Team 1328 days ago

...s on labour market segregation along gender lines into differentiated sectors and analyses its consequences in term of innovation levels and gender pay gaps.   ...

Foundation's Team

The Pursuit of Gender Equality: An uphill battle

Created by Foundation's Team 1470 days ago

...with age, as motherhood typically has marked negative effects on gender pay gaps and career advancement....rating gender gaps. It also discusses recent policy initiatives, such as pay transparency measures to redu...

Foundation's Team

Gender Inequalities and Food Insecurity: Ten years after the food price crisis, why are women farmers still food-insecure?

Created by Foundation's Team 1513 days ago

...percussions for female household heads. They suffer labour market discrimination, which confines them to informal and casual employment, as well as pay inequity. Also, they frequent...

Foundation's Team

The future tech workforce: Breaking Gender Barriers

Created by Foundation's Team 1581 days ago

...ocument, show that women in tech are still facing significant barriers in the workplace—from a shortage of women role models, to gender-based pay gap, to persistent gender bia...

Foundation's Team

Global Wage Report 2018-19: What lies behind gender pay gaps

Created by Foundation's Team 1764 days ago

...globally and by region. The 2018/19 edition analyses the gender pay gap. The report calculates gender pay gaps in innovative and more a...inds that in high-income countries it is at the high end of the pay scale that the gender pay gap...

Foundation's Team

Counting the cost: The Price Society Pays for Violence against Women

Created by Foundation's Team 1904 days ago

Drawing from 13 studies – three of them conducted by CARE International – this global report presents the economic costs of violence against wom...


Foundation's Team

Empowering Nefta's women artisans through cloth recycling / Autonomiser les artisanes de Nefta à travers le recyclage de tissus / تمكين نساء مدينة نفطة التونسية من خلال إعادة تدوير الأقمشة

Created by Foundation's Team 1833 days ago

Co-founded in 2016, SHANTI is a social enterprise whose mission is to promote the design of innovative and creative solutions to the social, economic, cultural and environmental issues of Tunisia. Based on this principle, SHANTI has developed along with the women artisans of Nefta -spe...

Foundation's Team

Survey on the working conditions of rural women in Tunisia / Enquête sur les conditions de travail des femmes en milieu rural en Tunisie / دراسة استقصائية لظروف عمل النساء في الوسط الريفي في تونس

Created by Foundation's Team 1995 days ago

This survey aims to study the working conditions of women in the agricultural sector and to highlight the discrimination they face in the labour market in rural areas. It therefore focuses on: Working conditions for women in rural areas, including conditions of transport, working ho...

Foundation's Team

Estimating the value of unpaid domestic work for women in Egypt / Estimer la valeur du travail domestique non rémunéré des Égyptiennes / تقدير قيمة العمل المنزلى غير المدفوع للنساء فى مصر

Created by Foundation's Team 2773 days ago

Although the official data and reports indicate that the contribution of women in the labour force in Egypt does not exceed 22% and that this ratio is among the lowest in the world, these statistics do not take into consideration the issue of domestic work. Indeed they often exclude domestic unpa...

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Part-Time Work in the Nordic Region. Part-time work, gender and economic distribution in the Nordic countries / Travail à temps partiel dans les pays nordiques. Travail à temps partiel, distribution économique et par sexe dans les pays nordiques / العمل بدوام جزئي في المنطقة الشمالية. العمل بدوام...

Created by Foundation's Team 2779 days ago

Part time work isone important challenge to Gender equality in the labour market—a key topic in the Nordic cooperation on gender equality 2011-2014. It is more common among women than men and affects their economic opportunities at the individual level and the gender equality in the labour ...

Foundation's Team

Tackling the gender pay gap in the European Union / Lutter contre l'écart salarial dans l'Union européenne / معالجة فجوة أجور النوع الإجتماعي في الإتحاد الأوربي

Created by Foundation's Team 2795 days ago

This report explains the issue of gender pay gap, which varies across the countries of the European Union. It identifies the main causes of the gender pay gap and the elements that contribute to increase it.This report provides a map of the gender pay gap in the 28 member countries, whi...

Foundation's Team

Waiting for the bloom: Correcting policy biases against Arab women's economic rights / Dans l'attente de l'éclosion : corriger les partis pris politiques allant à l'encontre des droits économiques des femmes arabes / بانتظار الريعان: تصحيح الإنحياز السياساتي ضد الحقوق الإقتصادية للمرأة العربية

Created by Foundation's Team 2822 days ago

This paper examines Arab women‘s economic participation, in the transition period in the MENA region, following the Arab uprisings. It aims to assist policy makers and civil society, in shaping a gender responsive inclusive economy. This paper argues that while social values in the Arab cou...

Foundation's Team

Final Report on Women's Access to and Maintenance of Employment in Morocco, Tunisia and Turkey / Rapport final sur l'accès et le maintien des femmes à l'emploi au Maroc, en Tunisie et en Turquie / التقرير الرئيسي عن وصول المرأة إلى التوظيف و الإستبقاء في المغرب و تونس و تركيا

Created by Foundation's Team 2906 days ago

This survey has three main objectives: to analyse the obstacles found by women in the labour market in Turkey, Tunisia and Morocco; to identify the priority levers of action, and to establish recommendations aimed at the French Agency for Development. It is based on a scientific and institutional...

Foundation's Team

The Making of Gender Equality in Tunisia and Implications for Development / La réalisation de l'égalité entre les sexes en Tunisie et les implications pour le développement / صنع المساواة بين الجنسين في تونس و الآثار المترتبة على التنمية

Created by Foundation's Team 2906 days ago

This case study seeks to identify the main mechanisms that link gender equality to development in Tunisia, emphasising how the economic, social and political factors have interacted with the legislative and political reforms in the evolution of gender relations and progress in the country. To thi...

Foundation's Team

Press release. 3073rd Council meeting: Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs, Employment and Social Policy. Brussels, 7 March 2011 / Communiqué de presse. 3073ème session du Conseil : Emploi, politique sociale, santé et consommateurs, Emploi et politique sociale. Bruxelles, le 7 ...

Created by Foundation's Team 2906 days ago

This press release features the main results of the 3073rd meeting of the Council of the European Union which a European pact for gender equality for 2011-2020 was adopted. The member states and the Union are encouraged to take different measures, notably in the field of employment. These include...

Foundation's Team

Guide to gender mainstreaming in development projects. Volume 2 – Gender into practice! / Guide pour l'intégration du genre dans les projets de développement. Volume 2 – Le genre en pratique ! / دليل لتعميم النوع الإجتماعي في مشاريع التنمية. الحجم 2, النوع الإجتماعي العملي

Created by Foundation's Team 2906 days ago

This document is the second volume of a guide aimed at Moroccan associations implementing development projects. It is an easy tool to help them in their gender mainstreaming actions to ensure that the development endeavours take into account the needs and priorities of men and women and contribut...

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

Association Citoyens Acteurs
Association Femme et Citoyenneté
Womenpreneur Initiative
Mother's School Association
Movimento per l'Autosviluppo, l'Interscambio e la Solidarietà (M.A.I.S.)
Palestinian Centre for Peace and Democracy
Bint Bladi Association
Aya Al Khawalda - Independent journalist
Gender equality and parity commission - Municipality of Enfidha
Life  Foundation for Development and Social Reintegration (LFDCI)
League for Lebanese Women's Rights (LLWR)
European Observatory on Femicide
SIDRA Association
Centre ADHUC—Teoria, Gènere, Sexualitat
RIHAN ASSOCIATION for Youth and Development
Réseau Doustourna
Elmehwar Association for Developing the Egyptian Family
Syrian Women's Network
Ideaborn Consulting
Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT)
Wafaa Ziti
Brunella Mariani
Africa Women's Forum (AWF)
League of Female Executives of the National Union of Tunisian Women
Soroptimist Club Marrakech
RUSEMEG - Réseau Universitaire et Scientifique Euro-Méditerranéen
Amal Association for the family and the child
Coalition for Tunisian Women and the International Network of Women
Faculty Affiliate, PHRGE, Northeastern College of Law
CREAD – Research center applied economics for development
The Lebanese Women Democratic Gathering (RDFL)
The Palestinian Association for Empowerment and Local Development - REFORM
Association Féminine pour le Développement de la Famille (AFDF)
Cooperation for Community Development Association

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