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Riham Faqih

MIFTAH caps off four training workshops within its protection and promotion of women's human rights project

Created by Riham Faqih 5 days ago

...zen rights, elections and the political participation of women and youth. MIFTAH c..., with a special focus on the political participation of women. This is with the ul...o; Meanwhile, Aref Jaffal, a political participation and elections trainer said th...

Mozn Hassan

Mozn Hassan Receives the Hrant Dink Award 2020

Created by Mozn Hassan 38 days ago

...f these crimes, supporting women’s right to participate in the political sphere and guaranteeing the i...state to undertake necessary measures to ensure a real and effective participation of women in the public sphere...

Foundation's Team

Let's name March 8 every day and everywhere!

Created by Foundation's Team 152 days ago

...ion and coordination. Women in political activism Ahlem Belhadj (Tuni...o an active member of Tunisia’s political transformation, lawyer Yosra...lize support to enhance women’s participation in decision-making. The netwo...epreneurs, and encourages their participation in public life. By networking...

Noha El Khouly

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

Created by Noha El Khouly 209 days ago

...n 2019 Egypt witnessed some progress in the political empowerment index for women,...status of women: via legislative reform or political empowerment, and via the elim...irmed Egypt’s low ranking in terms of participation and economic opportunities av...

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

Created by Foundation's Team 235 days ago

...llectively to accelerate women’s full participation in the region. UfM Deput...aiming at fostering women’s economic participation, in particular developing the...onomic participation, education, health and political empowerment) according to the fin...

Noha El Khouly

7 women appointed as deputy mayors in Egypt, a good yet not sufficient step!

Created by Noha El Khouly 332 days ago

...) considered this a good sign for increasing women’s participation in governance and the political sphere. The ECWR has, though, wis...nternational development reports that confirm that women’s participation in decision-making reduces co...

Susana Cereijo

IEMed's Gender Equality Programme is now a member of the CNDC

Created by Susana Cereijo 468 days ago

...ia Balada, on the centre’s latest activities, especially its participation at 63rd session of the UN...men; education and culture; labour and economic rights; social and political participation; health, sexual and reproduct...

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Policy dialogue in Ramallah to strengthen women's presence in public life

Created by Foundation's Team 548 days ago

...estine) on women’s participation in public life. The event aimed at raising political parties, politicians and the...ce of women’s effective participation in local political entities. Over 65 eminent figure...

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Policy dialogue to protect girls against so-called tourist marriage in Egypt

Created by Foundation's Team 559 days ago

...El Sharkia Association and counted with the participation of Dr. Abdulsalaam Sharaf...n manager. The policy dialogue gathered 45 political figures, decision makers, Mem...ganizations, syndicates, representatives of political parties and local and national au...

Shayna Solomon

Women's Political Renaissance in Palestinian society in Israel

Created by Shayna Solomon 567 days ago

...the groups started their own political lists or, in one case, joined...culture around women’s participation in politics by planning and i...o; campaign highlighted women political leaders, which changed the discou...her position to increase the participation of women on local committees....

Events

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Regional workshop in Amman on women's engagement in public and political life

Created by Foundation's Team 321 days ago

...From Roadblocks to Roadmaps: Together to strengthen women’s political participation – Arab Region Learning...YLDF is a Yemeni NGO aiming at increasing female and male youth participation in the development of their c...

Susana Cereijo

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

Created by Susana Cereijo 607 days ago

...rence "Women in the Mediterranean" with the participation of the European Institute...ith the audience, which will count with the participation of the following personalities and experts: Yana Bland, a political activist for justice, equality an...

Hend M’HAMDI

The participation of Tunisian women in political and associative life

Created by Hend M’HAMDI 1021 days ago

...meeting under the theme of the participation of Tunisian women in political and associative life. This m...and a general reflection on the political issues of participation in municipal elections, it wi...ference-Debate at 18:30 Women’s participation in political life and decision-making process...

Susana Cereijo

Forum about women leadership in the Mediterranean area in Jerez

Created by Susana Cereijo 1264 days ago

...rganizes, with the City Council of Cadiz and the Town Hall of Jerez de la Frontera, the Forum ’Women in the Mediterranean area: identity, political participation, leadership and emancipation’...

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The Foundation presents its monitoring report on the progress of equality in Oran

Created by Foundation's Team 1704 days ago

...ia Ait-Zai, who is the author of the case study of women’s participation in economic and social life in Algeria. Combating violence against women and women's participation in political life are two widely covered topic...

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Presentation of the First monitoring report of the Foundation in Tunis

Created by Foundation's Team 1847 days ago

...esearch Centre for Studies, Documentation and Information on Women - CREDIF. This event will address an overview on women's participation in economic, social and political life, as well as on violence agai...

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Presentation in Marseille of the monitoring report 2015 of the Foundation

Created by Foundation's Team 1867 days ago

...eece, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Portugal, Tunisia and Turkey. It addresses three main aspects: the participation of women in economic and social life, their participation in political life, and violence against women....

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Research seminar: "Restraints and obstacles to women' s economic empowerment”

Created by Foundation's Team 1994 days ago

...within the context of current crises (political, economic, social and geopolitical) in which the lack of securit...n terms of rights, access to economic, political and social resources, and con...nt out that the level of women’s participation in the national economies is...

Shared practices

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Transformative Political Identities for Gender Equality-LANA

Created by Foundation's Team 1481 days ago

...roject aims to increase women’s participation in decision making within...ion and attitude toward women’s political participation and gender roles and equality...acy plan and campaign to increase the participation of women in political life andto improve the implementa...

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Strengthening the political participation of Palestinian women

Created by Foundation's Team 1704 days ago

...ive role in the Palestinian struggle on the ground, their political participation and representation in political decision making positions is...raising the percentage of women´s representation in political decision making positions, to rea...

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Inviting children with their mothers for breakfast to raise awareness among mothers

Created by Foundation's Team 1706 days ago

...the role of these women as citizens and of their active and free participation in elections (to vote). T...o raise the awareness of more than 500 citizens on women´s participation in political life. This practice was idnetifi...

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Capacity building caravan of social actors in the southern Morocco

Created by Foundation's Team 1929 days ago

...was launched in 2009. Its aim is to provide political actors and associations from...inform and support the process of women' s participation in public life through a year...to benefit from a series of trainings. The participation condition was to propose a wo...

Calls and opportunities

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Call for Papers UNESCO: Inequalities in the Arab region in light of Covid-19

Created by Foundation's Team 188 days ago

Call for Participation: Rethinking Social transformations - I...urve, highlight how economic and political policies and decisions taken...witnessing economic collapse or political instability. Therefore, the...stand the specific policy and geopolitical contexts in the Arab r...

Hedia Bel Haj Youssef

Take part in CAWTAR's training on transformative leadership in Gafsa

Created by Hedia Bel Haj Youssef 320 days ago

...for Leadership Roles in the MENA Region" which aims to increase the participation of women in decision-maki...are active members of established social and / or economic and / or political structures, aged between 18 and 3...

Mireia Estrada Gelabert

XABACA Scholarships for Arab Women Artists: Residency and Networking

Created by Mireia Estrada Gelabert 865 days ago

...cts women in a different way than it affects men. The public and the political role of female creators is re...rtists to increase their role in social change. This will be done by participation in workshops and putting them...

Resources

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School for a Culture of Peace's report on conflicts, human rights and peacebuilding from a gender perspective

Created by Foundation's Team 52 days ago

...ectives: armed conflicts, socio-political crises and gender, peace and...armed conflicts and socio–political crises, as well as the inclus...al (LGTBI) population and their participation in peacebuilding initiati...armed conflicts and socio–political crises; and the final section is...

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E-Portal: Legal and human rights of women and men between equality and gaps

Created by Foundation's Team 803 days ago

...women in the Arab region. The portal allows users to search for laws on different topics and rights such as education, health, violence, political participation, contribution to the economy,...

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WEBPAGE: EU Neighbourhood Info Center. EuroMed Gender Issues

Created by Foundation's Team 1854 days ago

...empowerment of women and girls, their access to justice, education, health care and other social services, strengthening their voice and political participation and shifting the institutiona...

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Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR)

Created by Foundation's Team 1857 days ago

...hese include, in particular, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), the Internati...l respect for an independent judiciary. - To guarantee the right to participation in public affairs without dis...

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League of Tunisian Women Voters

Created by Foundation's Team 1857 days ago

...eness of the importance of women’s role in supporting electoral practice. The association’s members also believe in the importance of the political participation of young people of both sexes...

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New Woman Foundation

Created by Foundation's Team 1857 days ago

...dom, equality and social justice, and consider women’s social, political, economic, citizenship and re...fective groups of women in civil society to widen the scope of their participation in the public space. - The d...

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Association of Women Committees for Social Work - AWCSW

Created by Foundation's Team 1987 days ago

...ng its efforts on promoting the social, educational, economical, and political development of Palestinian wo...k on raising the legal awareness of women, in order to promote their participation in decision-making processes,...

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Spain Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality. Institute of Women's Affairs and for Equal Opportunities

Created by Foundation's Team 1988 days ago

...stry of Health, Social Services and Equality which seeks to promote the conditions that allow social gender equality and the full participation of women in political, cultural, economic and social li...

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World Bank – DataBank

Created by Foundation's Team 1989 days ago

On this website, gender disparities are measured using a compilation of data on key issues: education, health, participation of labour force, and political participation. This data is also listed under four main tabs: by country, by topic, indicators, data catalogue and microdata.

Documents

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Women's Political Participation in Jordan: Barriers, Opportunities and Gender Sensitivity of select Political Institutions

Created by Foundation's Team 9 days ago

...of the country’s institutions in promoting women’s political participation. Legal, institutional and social norms that serve as barriers to women’s political participation are highlighted....

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Women's political participation in Tunisia

Created by Foundation's Team 9 days ago

The article is published within the monograph "The Tunisian Exception. Profile of a unique political lab...

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Political Participation from an Intersectional Feminist Perspective: Practical Tools for Creating Transnational Feminist Political Movements

Created by Foundation's Team 18 days ago

...with Dawlaty, revolves around political participation from an intersectional fe...is to redefine the concept of political participation from the feminist standpoint...aditionally defined as “political action”. Using human rights...

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The Electoral Quota - A Form of Gender Quota to Increase Women's Participation in Parliament: A Quantitative Study from a Survey in the Middle East

Created by Foundation's Team 33 days ago

...earch focuses on the impact of political parties and electoral quotas on women’s political participation within the context of Isl...its relation to women’s political participation was conducted for eight count...nter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research of the Univer...

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Women's Political Representation in Egypt: the 2020 Senate Elections

Created by Foundation's Team 55 days ago

...t (ACT) carried out the field diagnosis entitled "Women’s Political Participation in Egypt: Perspectives fr...the analysis with regard to the main challenges concerning the political participation of Egyptian women, and propos...

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Challenges and achievements in promoting women's political participation in Palestine

Created by Foundation's Team 97 days ago

...particularly in those tied to political participation and access to decision-ma...out a study on women’s participation in the Palestinian political system, shedding light on the str...o;s access to the Palestinian political system, focusing on the centralit...

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The Electoral Presence of Women in Morocco : Progress and Contradictions

Created by Foundation's Team 179 days ago

The trajectory of Moroccan women’s formal participation in the political sphere has undergone several c...plores some of the dynamics that explain why women’s participation in the political sphere in Morocco cannot be reduc...

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Women's access to the political sphere in Lebanon: an obstacle race

Created by Foundation's Team 284 days ago

...e law and their presence in the political sphere is almost non-existent...tation of Lebanese women in the political field is even lower than in c...s about women’s political participation in Lebanon, conducted by...and legal dimensions and in the political system itself. The latter, drowne...

Susana Cereijo

Social Transformation in a Digital Age: Women's Participation in a Civil and Political Domains in the MENA Region

Created by Susana Cereijo 347 days ago

...r self-organization contribute to and reflect the social and political changes that have occurred in...r advocacy and lobbying to increase women’s access and participation in the public and political life.   This article is p...

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Women's Participation in Local Politics in Luxor Governorate, Egypt

Created by Foundation's Team 391 days ago

...stereotypes, roles and expectations intimidate women’s participation in political and public life in some count...the main challenges of gender mainstreaming and women´s political participation. To better understand this s...

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Women's Political Participation in Jordan: Barriers, Opportunities and Gender Sensitivity of select Political Institutions / / La participation politique des femmes en Jordanie : obstacles, opportunités et sensibilité au genre de certaines institutions politiques

Created by Foundation's Team 9 days ago

This report presents the findings of a country-based, peer-reviewed assessment of the existing opportunities and current challenges faced by Jordanian women candidates: both the enabling factors and obstacles in the election of more women to parliament and municipal councils. A second a...

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Women's political participation in Tunisia / / La participation politique des femmes en Tunisie

Created by Foundation's Team 9 days ago

The article is published within the monograph "The Tunisian Exception. Profile of a unique political laboratory" edited by Federica Zoja in 2020 as the result of a need to revisit the development of this North African country’s democratic project, which has transformed from a newb...

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Protesting gender discrimination from within: women's political representation on behalf of Islamic parties / / Protester la discrimination sexuelle de l'intérieur : la représentation politique des femmes au nom des partis islamiques

Created by Foundation's Team 9 days ago

In recent decades, Islamic political movements, and their subsequent political parties, have been increasingly recruiting and nominating women to high-level decision-making positions despite the fact that the ideology they espouse often acts to dissuade women from assuming positions of ...

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Political Participation from an Intersectional Feminist Perspective: Practical Tools for Creating Transnational Feminist Political Movements / المشاركة السياسية من منظور نسوي تقاطعي: أدوات عملية لخلق حراكات نسوية سياسية عابرة للأوطان / La participation politique d'un point de vue féministe inters...

Created by Foundation's Team 18 days ago

This toolkit, designed by the Centre for Transnational Development and Collaboration in cooperation with Dawlaty, revolves around political participation from an intersectional feminist perspective. Written in Arabic, the aim of this toolkit is to redefine the concept of political parti...

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Regional workshop in Amman on women's engagement in public and political life / Atelier régional à Amman sur les femmes dans la vie publique et politique / ورشة عمل إقليمية في عمان حول النساء في الشأن العام والحياة السياسية

Created by Foundation's Team 321 days ago

Our Foundation, represented by Mrs. Natalie Pilhes, Vice President of the Foundation, will participate in the workshop ‘’From Roadblocks to Roadmaps: Together to strengthen women’s political participation – Arab Region Learning and Exchange Workshop’’...

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La participation des femmes à la vie politique locale dans le gouvernorat de Louxor, Egypte / مشاركة المرأة في السياسة المحلية في محافظة الأقصر في مصر / Women's Participation in Local Politics in Luxor Governorate, Egypt

Created by Foundation's Team 391 days ago

Alors que les stéréotypes, les rôles et les attentes liés au genre intimident la participation des femmes à la vie politique et publique dans certains pays, la législation et l’absence de politiques sensibles au genre sont considér&e...

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The Political Marginalization of Palestinian Women in the West Bank / تهميش المرأة الفلسطينية سياسياً في الضفة الغربية / La marginalisation politique des femmes palestiniennes en Cisjordanie

Created by Foundation's Team 396 days ago

Though Palestinian women have always played a fundamental role in the struggle for liberation from the Israeli settler colonial regime, they have faced consistent political marginalization. This experience has become more multifaceted and entrenched since the 1990s, when the Oslo Accord...

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Policy dialogue in Ramallah to strengthen women's presence in public life / Dialogue politique à Ramallah pour renforcer la présence des femmes dans la vie publique / حوار سياسي في رام الله لتعزيز مشاركة النساء في الحياة العامة

Created by Foundation's Team 548 days ago

On April 1st, 2019, Hiwar Center for Youth and Women’s Empowerment organized a policy dialogue in Ramallah (Palestine) on women’s participation in public life. The event aimed at raising political parties, politicians and the broader public’s awareness o...

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Dialogue politique pour des actions municipales plus sensibles au genre à Sfax / حوارٌ سياسي لإدماج مقاربة النوع الاجتماعي في برامج البلديات / Policy dialogue for more gender-sensitive municipal actions in Sfax

Created by Foundation's Team 576 days ago

Suite à sa campagne de plaidoyer en faveur de la parité dans les conseils municipaux qui a contribué, avec d’autres initiatives, à augmenter le nombre d’élues en Tunisie (les femmes ont représenté 48% des élu-e-s aux &e...

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Voice and Agency: Empowering Women and Girls for Shared Prosperity / Voix et pouvoir: Autonomiser les femmes et les filles pour une prospérité partagée / الصوت والأهلية: تمكين النساء والفتيات من أجل ازدهارٍ مشترك

Created by Foundation's Team 615 days ago

The 2012 World Development Report recognized that expanding women’s agency - their ability to make decisions and take advantage of opportunities is key to improving their lives as well as the world. This report represents a major advance in global knowledge on this critical front. The v...

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

Arab Women Parlamentarian Network
Fédération de la Ligue Démocratique des Droits des Femmes (FLDDF)
Université Antonine
SEMNID Association for Social Development
Kasdi Merbah Ouragla University
Association Femmes en Communication (FEC)
Gender equality and parity commission - Municipality of Enfidha
Foundation for Women Entrepreneurs (FWE)
Amal Association for Women and Development
The Moroccan Human Rights Forum
Arab Renaissance for Democracy and Development  (ARDD - Legal Aid)
League of Female Executives of the National Union of Tunisian Women
Centre des femmes arabes de formation et de recherche (CAWTAR)
Femmes et Leadership
Savera Liverpool
Tamazight Women Movement
Asociación de Investigadores Extranjeros (AINVEX)
French Coordination for the European Women's Lobby (C.L.E.F.)
Legal Association for Family Assistance and Human Rights
KAGIDER
Laboratoire de Recherche sur les rapports sociaux et les représentations socioculturelles dans l'espace méditerranéen
Right and Democracy Organization
Association Entrelles Entrepreneures Marrakech-Safi
هلدا عواد
Global Forum for Religions and Humanity (GFRH)
Association Al Nada pour la Citoyenneté et le Développement Gafsa (ANCD)
The Individual Initiative for Human Rights  - Masir
Community Development and Caring Children with Special Needs Association (SCDA)
Arab Women Media Center (AWMC)
Nisreen Alami
Amel Association International
Rayhana Association for Women of Jendouba
Association Femme et Citoyenneté
Faculty Affiliate, PHRGE, Northeastern College of Law
Mixité et Gouvernance en Méditerranée
Women Against Violence (WAV)

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