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The abortion ban in Poland is an attack on women's and fundamental rights

Created by Foundation's Team 1044 days ago

...rmation of the foetus, deeming it "incompatible" with the Constitution. This had led to all abortions in Poland being prohibited except in cases of rape and incest, or when the mothe...

Ghida Abdallah Anani

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

Created by Ghida Abdallah Anani 1161 days ago 2019 she was one of the winners of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals for the awareness campaign "A White Dress Does Not Cover the Rape" to abolish marital sexual vi...

Ibtissame Betty Lachgar

Male Violence and Coronavirus

Created by Ibtissame Betty Lachgar 1352 days ago

...s in cases of domestic violence. The law also fails to provide a definition of domestic violence and does not consider as crime the rape of a woman by her husband, rape within the marriage is not re...

Foundation's Team

Council of Europe calls member States to change their legal definitions of rape based on lack of consent

Created by Foundation's Team 1361 days ago their legal definitions of rape are not based on lack of force-based definitions of rape. “States must take ful...nitions and implementation of rape-related laws. Frequently, the...nd their legal definitions of rape in line with Article 36. Of t...

Stephanie Willman Bordat

Online survey to improve public actors'response to sexual violence in Morocco

Created by Stephanie Willman Bordat 1501 days ago

...public actors (police, courts, judges and public health facilities) treat and respond to this type of violence, defined as "any sexual act such as rape or Sexual abuse or any undesi...

Ghida Abdallah Anani

A White Dress Doesn't Cover the Rape Campaign by ABAAD wins the UN SDG Award!

Created by Ghida Abdallah Anani 1635 days ago

..."A White Dress Does Not Cover the Rape" national campaign which was...l assault, abduction, or statutory rape against a woman, to avoid its main focus which says that rape is a criminal act and all rap...hite Dress Doesn’t Cover the Rape’’ Campaign was se...

Ibtissame Betty Lachgar

Symbolic action to decriminalize the right to abortion in Morocco

Created by Ibtissame Betty Lachgar 1636 days ago

...ll provides for the authorization of abortion when the pregnancy is a danger to the mother’s life or her health, when the pregnancy is generated by rape or incest, when the mother ha...

Foundation's Team

Anaouat spurs policy dialogue on child marriage in Morocco

Created by Foundation's Team 1715 days ago

...ide them with discretion to marry minor girls, under the pretext of preserving the girls and their families ‘honour an reputation (in case of rape, loss of virginity, or simply...

Foundation's Team

Human Rights Day: The FFEM's contribution to gender and development issues

Created by Foundation's Team 1814 days ago

...tance, some countries only tolerate abortion in exceptional circumstances. This is the case in Poland, where abortion is permitted only in cases of rape, incest and severe fetal malf...


Feminist mobilization in Morocco to protect seasonal workers in Spain

Created by Samira MUHEYA 1855 days ago

...n denounced their working conditions by filing a legal complaint against their employers, three of them for sexual harassment and one for attempted rape. This memorandum was launche...


Esther Fouchier

Online debate: Women of the Mediterranean, between violence and strategies for freedom

Created by Esther Fouchier 1107 days ago

...oth sides of the Mediterranean? How can we promote gender equality in the workplace? How can we act to put an end to and prevent physical violence, rape and feminicide? The objectiv...

Foundation's Team

Feminist Collective for the GENERATION EQUALITY Forum 2021

Created by Foundation's Team 1181 days ago

...e time seeing their rights regress; - By the exploitation and commodification of women and girls in prostitution and surrogacy, by the impunity of rape and paedocriminality, whereas...

سفيان السعودي

End of an Initiative to combat violence against women in Tetouan

Created by سفيان السعودي 1803 days ago

...hey also planned advocacy campaigns aimed at amending the family code to end minors’ marriage and combat, through awareness campaigns, spouse rape, a widespread form of violenc...

Shared practices

Foundation's Team

Croatia: Lobbying in support of women survivors of wartime sexual violence

Created by Foundation's Team 1488 days ago

...In many armed conflicts and throughout history, rape and sexual violence were used...the social norms and the stigma which surrounds rape and sexual violence. While m...ion, in 2015, of a law granting compensation to rape victims in the 1991-95 war of...

Foundation's Team

How to report a harassment, simplified guide to fight sexual harassment in Egypt

Created by Foundation's Team 2287 days ago

...In the recent years, the magnitude of sexual violence in Egypt increased significantly, especially following the 2011 popular uprising when mass rape and sexual assault occurred d...


Ana Sofia Fernandes


Created by Ana Sofia Fernandes 674 days ago

...I entered prostitution I was 15/16 years old. I met girls younger than me at that time, who had entered prostitution. Very sad stories. Stories of rape by parents, siblings. They we...

Ikrame Moucharik

What is feminist self-defense?

Created by Ikrame Moucharik 1024 days ago

...eventing violence. With feminist self-defense, we learn to know and recognize violence. Know the continuum of violence, deconstruct the myths about rape, point out the received ideas...

Foundation's Team

COVID-19 Resources: Women's Helplines in the Euro-Mediterranean Countries

Created by Foundation's Team 1338 days ago

...GLAND: National Domestic Violence Helpline 0808 802 999   ENGLAND: Rape Crisis Helpline 0808 802 141...: Scottish Domestic Abuse Helpline 0808 8010 302    SCOTLAND: Rape Crisis Scotland Helpline 080...

Claire Trichot

Single mothers in Morocco: daily injustice

Created by Claire Trichot 1529 days ago

...k and in the case of single mothers, it is always the woman who is held responsible for the situation (whether a consented pregnancy or result of a rape) because the biological fathe...

Foundation's Team

Powerful campaign by Kafa against sexual violence in Lebanon

Created by Foundation's Team 1842 days ago

...hocking as they revealed that girls and women victims of sexual abuse or rape, described what happened to t...lly finds herself devoid of her body, especially after being a victim of rape, a powerful message reflectin...


Foundation's Team

Testimonials of gender-based violence from Palestine

Created by Foundation's Team 585 days ago

...Quta, Hayaa Bishabash, and Hadeel Farhat opened up to CMC’s public by telling their touching personal experiences of domestic violence, rape, forced marriages, women&rsqu...

Foundation's Team

Reaching Refugee Survivors of Gender-Based Violence: Evaluation of a Mobile Approach to Service Delivery in Lebanon

Created by Foundation's Team 950 days ago

...displacement and these circumstances can lead to physical, sexual and emotional abuse, including physical assault, verbal threats and intimidation, rape and early and forced marriage...

Foundation's Team

The second national study on the prevalence of violence against women in Morocco - preliminary results

Created by Foundation's Team 1452 days ago

...not file complaints, especially married women. The study also identified various forms of violationsand violence experienced by women, ranging from rape and physical assaults to wage...

Maria Alabdeh

Gender Justice and Feminist Knowledge Production in Syria

Created by Maria Alabdeh 1612 days ago

...o tackle gender specific violence appear at odds with the everyday realities of Syrian women and girls. Moreover, while attention has been drawn to rape and sexual violence, women&rs...

Foundation's Team

A Review of Data on Prevalence of Sexual Violence and Harassment of Women Students in Higher Education in the European Union

Created by Foundation's Team 1796 days ago

...cil of Ireland and its three partners, Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies Cyprus, The Women’s Issues Information Centre Lithuania, and Rape Crisis Scotland. Data from Ge...

Foundation's Team

Law number 2018-703 on the fight against sexual and gender-based violence - France

Created by Foundation's Team 1947 days ago

...inors; strengthening the protection of minors against sexual assault and rape committed by an adult; the in...aggression: "digital raids" on social networks, upskirting or voyeurism, rape drugs....

Maria Àngels Roque

Sexual and Reproductive Health in Morocco and Lebanon: Interview with Marie Debs and Rhimou Hajoub

Created by Maria Àngels Roque 1972 days ago

...nean. Whether related to birth control practices such as abortion, contraception etc. or to the practices of bodies domination and enslavement like rape and prostitution, the concept...

Foundation's Team

Situation of women asylum seekers in France after the adoption of the law reforming the right of asylum

Created by Foundation's Team 1982 days ago

...of women asylum seekers through: recognizing gender and sexual orientation as grounds for persecution; taking into account the cases of victims of rape or other serious forms of gen...

Foundation's Team

Situation report on violence against women in Jordan

Created by Foundation's Team 2044 days ago

...ure to criminalize forms of violence such as restrictions on women’s freedom and choices, economic abuse, psychological violence, and marital rape and the exclusion of former s...

Foundation's Team

Situation report on violence against women in Tunisia

Created by Foundation's Team 2070 days ago

...he Tunisian legal system. The Tunisian Penal Code currently criminalises rape, forms of sexual aggression classified as indecent assaults and sexual harassment. However, if rape is criminalised, other forms...


Foundation's Team

Croatia: Lobbying in support of women survivors of wartime sexual violence / Croatie: lobbying en faveur des femmes victimes de violences sexuelles en temps de guerre / كرواتيا: الضغط لدعم النساء الناجيات من العنف الجنسي في زمن الحرب

Created by Foundation's Team 1488 days ago

In many armed conflicts and throughout history, rape and sexual violence were used as a weapon of war, as a tool to terrorize, intimidate and humiliate populations. During Croatia’s independence war, 1500 to 2200 persons, mainly women, are thought to have been victims of aggravat...

Foundation's Team

Conflict Related Sexual Violence - Report of the United Nations Secretary-General / العنف الجنسي المتصل بالنزاعات – تقرير الأمين العام للأمم المتحدة / Violences sexuelles liées aux conflits - Rapport du Secrétaire général des Nations Unies

Created by Foundation's Team 1493 days ago

The present report is based on information verified by the United Nations, primarily through the monitoring, analysis and reporting arrangements on conflict-related sexual violence established pursuant to Security Council resolution 1960 (2010). It focuses on sexual violence as both a t...

سفيان السعودي

End of an Initiative to combat violence against women in Tetouan / اختتام مبادرة سمعي صوتك لمحاربة العنف ضد النساء في تطوان / Fin d'une initiative de lutte contre la violence à l'égard des femmes à Tétouan

Created by سفيان السعودي 1803 days ago

The ‘’Make your voice heard” initiative to combat violence against women concluded 2018 activities with a training held in Tetouan (northern Morocco) on 15 and 16 December 2018, with the participation of young women who were selected to be the ambassadors of the initia...

Foundation's Team

Powerful campaign by Kafa against sexual violence in Lebanon / حملة مؤثرة تنظمها كفى ضد مختلف أنواع العنف الجنسي في لبنان / Puissante campagne de Kafa contre les violences sexuelles au Liban

Created by Foundation's Team 1842 days ago

In 2017, the Lebanese organization Kafa joined the international #MeToo movement and started campaigning for the adoption of the sexual harassment bill, approved by the Council of Ministers in March 2017, and submitted to the Chamber of Deputies, but which has since been placed in the d...

Foundation's Team

Violence contre les femmes: le prix Nobel de la paix est le début - mais il faut un soutien juridique / العنف ضد النساء: جائزة نوبل للسلام هي بداية - لكن لا بد من الدعم القانوني / Violence against women: Nobel Peace Prize is a start - but legal backing is long overdue

Created by Foundation's Team 1850 days ago

Dans cet article, Daniela Nadj réfléchit sur la décision d’attribuer le prix Nobel de la paix 2018 à deux militants contre les violences sexuelles contre les femmes dans les conflits, Nadia Murad et Denis Mukwege, et explique comment ceci présent...

Maria Àngels Roque

Sexual and Reproductive Health in Morocco and Lebanon: Interview with Marie Debs and Rhimou Hajoub / Santé sexuelle et reproductive au Maroc et au Liban: Entretien avec Marie Debs et Rhimou Hajoub / الصحة الجنسية والإنجابية في المغرب ولبنان: مقابلة مع ماري دبس و ريمو هجوب

Created by Maria Àngels Roque 1972 days ago

With the rise of new technologies and political, social and economic shifts, new models of non-normative intimate, sexual and maternal relations are emerging in the south of the Mediterranean. Whether related to birth control practices such as abortion, contraception etc. or to the practices of b...

Foundation's Team

The Global Widows Report 2015: A Global Overview of Deprivation Faced by Widows and Their Children / التقرير العالمي عن الأرامل 2015: نظرة عامة عالمية على الحرمان الذي تواجهه الأرامل وأطفالهن / Rapport mondial sur les veuves 2015: un aperçu global de la privation dont souffrent les veuves et de l...

Created by Foundation's Team 1997 days ago

Widows and their children, already among the least fortunate in the world’s social and economic systems, are receiving even more challenges than usual as a result of the emergence of new conflicts and wars, the economic collapse and stagnation, and diseases such as Ebola.   ...

Foundation's Team

Opinion Poll on Penal Code Article 522 – Baseline Wave / استطلاع الرأي حول قانون العقوبات المادة 522 / Sondage d’opinion sur l’article 522 du code pénal libanais

Created by Foundation's Team 2452 days ago

Article 522 of the Lebanese Penal Code is one of the most controversial issues regarding Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) legislations in Lebanon. It states that prosecution or execution of a penalty halts when the perpetrator of a rape, kidnapping, or statutory rape marries the ...

Foundation's Team

Dans la lutte contre le viol en Bosnie-Herzégovine, où sont les hommes ? / في المعركة ضد الاغتصاب في البوسنة والهرسك، أين هم الرجال؟ / In the fight against rape in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Where are the men?

Created by Foundation's Team 2691 days ago

Cet article jette la lumière sur la situation des femmes qui ont été violées durant la guerre en Bosnie. Il se fonde sur des entretiens à différentes survivantes et explique combien ces délits ont bouleversé leurs vies et leurs rel...

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

Association Neama for Development
Libanaises pour l'Egalité
Association Tunisienne de la Santé de la Reproduction (ATSR)
Future Pioneers for Empowering Communities (FPEC)
Hillary Rodham Clinton Center for Women'    s Empowerment (HCC)
Association for the Promotion of Rural Women of Mezzouna
Association BALODIREN
Carmen Garraton
Savera Liverpool
Jordanian Hashemite Fund for Human Development (JOHUD)
The Lebanese Women Democratic Gathering (RDFL)
International Organisation for Women in the Seafood Industry
Mediterranean Network against Trafficking Women (MNATW)
Egyptian Female Lawyers
Ankara University
Libyan Women Forum (LWF)
Association Generation Challenge for Development and Culture
Alèxia Carrasco
Vision Communication Consultancy
El Watan
Hope Village Society (HVS)
Association 100% Mamans
Union de l'Action Feministe (UAF)
Anna Borg
Benaz Batrawi
The Individual Initiative for Human Rights  - Masir
Sawa Organization - All Women Together Today and Tomorrow
Ideaborn Consulting
Libyan Women's Union – Tripoli
Creativity Center for Citizenship and Democracy
Myriem Narjis
Center of Women'  s Studies and Policies (CWSP)
Qudrat Association for Community Development
Fondation Zakoura
Djerba Solidarity & Development Association

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