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Maria Àngels Roque

Art and feminism together: 10 illustrators that you should know

Created by Maria Àngels Roque 1179 days ago

...irut-based collective of artists that use the genre of comic to mainly explore society and politics. Through her work, she has primarily dug into religion and the civil war in her coun...

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Nanterre Congress: RUSEMEG's contributions to the collective feminist debate

Created by Foundation's Team 1327 days ago

...t always heard. Rim Yacoubi’s presentation gave women detainees the voice to reveal what is going on in these places of confinement, where religion and social order combine to p...

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We present you the 3 final winners of our photo contest

Created by Foundation's Team 1516 days ago

...ear down the veils that are in front of our eyes and push us towards ignorance. She breaks taboos; speaks openly on stage about sex, politics and religion. The conversation with Hanane...

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The IEMed talks on the empowerment of women in the Aula med program

Created by Maria Àngels Roque 1520 days ago

...of the Mariam Mosque in Copenhagen, has shown that celebrating interreligious marriages and divorces is compatible with the values of the Islamic religion. Sundari Anitha (University o...

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Conference: Women’s Voices in the Mediterranean and Africa

Created by Maria Àngels Roque 1787 days ago

...ces in the Mediterranean and Africa is rising against mounting violence against women in the name of radical Islam and the instrumentalization of religion to exacerbate Islamophobia an...

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Tamaynut is engaged to push women into decision-making decisions in Souss-Massa

Created by Foundation's Team 1800 days ago

...we can underline the following: women’s lack of skills in understanding and analysing legal texts; the traditional gender roles conveyed by religion have an impact on women&rsquo...

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The Catalan society and the promotion of women in the Mediterranean

Created by Maria Àngels Roque 1845 days ago

...; the Association of Federations of Women Entrepreneurs Associations in the Mediterranean - AFAEMME; tge Observatory Blanquerna of Communication, Religion and Culture; the Association...

Noha El Khouly

ECWR condemns the Salafists’ attack on the appointment of a female governor in El-Beheira Governorate ... ECWR Calls for stopping to Test Their Political Power on behalf Egyptian Women

Created by Noha El Khouly 1920 days ago

...in the position of governor. The Salafists attempt to use the Islamic religion to manipulate the feelings of...s. Article (2) of the 2014 Constitution stipulates that: "Islam is the religion of the state and Arabic its o...

Events

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Conference by Soraya al-Kahlaoui on women's land rights in Morocco

Created by Foundation's Team 404 days ago

...ighting for the right to housing.  This event is part of the cycle of seminars "Women, Islam, Rights: Debates and news challenges between religion and politics", organised by p...

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Roundtable in Tarragona on women's voices in religion

Created by Maria Àngels Roque 1142 days ago

Throughout history, women’s voices have been and are still often silenced. Sometimes, though, women generously yield their voices to men. But it is also...

Shared practices

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Campaign - Sexism: See it. Name it. Stop it.

Created by Foundation's Team 379 days ago

...iders the fact that the harmful impact of sexism can be worse for some women and men due to their ethnicity, age, disability, social origin, religion, gender identity, sexual orie...

Chérifa Kheddar

Project: Do not touch my rights!

Created by Chérifa Kheddar 1910 days ago

...n of women's rights, the option for associations to set up civil parties in cases of violations of women's rights, the repeal of the family code, religion as a brake on the promotion o...

Calls and opportunities

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Call for Papers: Feminist Theory in University accross the Arab World

Created by Foundation's Team 407 days ago

...ming issue asks about the realities of teaching and learning about sensitive topics related to gender equality—including sex and sexuality, religion and feminism, and inclusive h...

Resources

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YouTube videos in favor of equality in inheritance in Morocco

Created by Foundation's Team 1534 days ago

...os, Mohamed Abdelwahhab Rafiqi, known as Abu Hafs, a former Salafist sheikh, explains that the principle of equality is one of the foundations of religion, which requires equality in a...

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WEBSITE: Women's eNews

Created by Foundation's Team 2147 days ago

...d 2.5 million readers each year. Women’s eNews editors seek out freelance writers from around the world to write on every topic: Politics, religion, economics, health, science,...

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Research projects on globalization, gender and mobility at the Colloquium in Tunis

Created by Foundation's Team 2178 days ago

...ogique sur l’usage genré et les stéréotypes sexués au sein des réseaux sociaux GROUP : CULTURE, FAMILY, RELIGION - Adina Mocanu (Spain) : Le...

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Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR)

Created by Foundation's Team 2437 days ago

...participation in public affairs without discrimination due to opinion, religion, gender, race or color. - To...and literary invention. - To guarantee freedom of belief, thought and religion. ...

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Beit el-Hanane Home of Tenderness

Created by Foundation's Team 2437 days ago

...ugh a network of professionals and volunteers.  Their mission is to: - Help physically and mentally abused women regardless of one’s religion, age, nationality, etc. to fi...

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Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA)

Created by Foundation's Team 2501 days ago

...9 countries, and reaches 58 million people. The YMCA works to bring social justice and peace to young people and their communities, regardless of religion, race, gender or culture. Lo...

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International Alliance of Women (IAW)

Created by Foundation's Team 2567 days ago

...in both public and private spheres in order to ensure that the status of each individual is based on respect and non-discrimination on sex, race, religion, political beliefs, etc; - T...

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Malta: National Commission for the Promotion of Equality (NCPE)

Created by Foundation's Team 2567 days ago

This Commission aims to free Maltese society from all forms of discrimination based on gender, family responsibilities, sexual orientation, age, religion, beliefs, racial or ethnic origin, and gender identity in all sectors of society.

Documents

Monia Braham

Women Inclusion in Arab Cities

Created by Monia Braham 190 days ago

...region, and to varying degrees, sexism is compounded by discriminations based among others on geographic location, class, race, disability, age, religion, and ideology. All are groun...

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A phone of my own. Gender, religion and technology

Created by Foundation's Team 402 days ago

...ligious beliefs who live in the Raval neighborhood of Barcelona. A questionnaire was handed out to 238 women from different origins and different religions, which was complemented...

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EU Annual Report on Human Rights and Democracy in the World 2019

Created by Foundation's Team 710 days ago

...hts, business and human rights, democratic governance, civil society, human rights defenders, freedom of expression and media freedom, freedom of religion or belief, torture and ill-tr...

Carmen Garraton

Attitudes and values of young students in Algiers and in Kabylie: their perception of women's rights

Created by Carmen Garraton 1012 days ago

In Algeria, where Islam is the State religion, coexist several political and religious divergent tr...mong young university students in 2017 with regard to their visions of religion custom and women’s righ...

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Annual Barometer on workplace discrimination in France - 11th edition

Created by Foundation's Team 1339 days ago

...discrimination shows the exposure of the labour force to sexist, homophobic, racist statements and behaviours at the workplace, often related to religion, handicap or health state. Th...

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Training manual for trainers of Gender in the Media

Created by Foundation's Team 1717 days ago

...important to produce full and varied media coverage, reflecting the views of the various social groups regardless of Sex, status, class, race or religion. It is also important to invo...

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Islam and Women - Feminist Reading of the Foundations of the Personal Status Code

Created by Foundation's Team 1745 days ago

...(Islamic Law), this research, written by the Syrian feminist author, Mayya Rahbi carries a clear call to change the prevailing culture, in which religion is mixed with myths, customs,...

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Arab Queer Women and Transgenders Confronting Diverse Religious Fundamentalisms: The Case of Meem in Lebanon

Created by Foundation's Team 1766 days ago

...ger and violence and destruction, driven by a religion that we don’t understand. When these people happen to share our religion, we are quick to distance our...e “correct” or “pure” religion. It justifies all sorts of vi...

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Fundamentalists are obsessed with the female body

Created by Foundation's Team 1797 days ago

The sociologist Chahla Chafiq questions Islamism from the point of view of the relationship between religion, politics, sex and gender. As soon as a woman gets veiled, she sa...

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Declaration of Women's March Sisters, Paris, January 21, 2017, in solidarity with the American

Created by Foundation's Team 1934 days ago

...world.The declaration emphasizes on the values of humanity and solidarity, and rejects all forms of discrimination on the basis of gender, race, religion, or colour.It shows concerns...

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A phone of my own. Gender, religion and technology / / Un téléphone à soi. Genre, religion et technologie

Created by Foundation's Team 402 days ago

The invisibility of immigrant women has a negative impact on their integration into the host society. This article examines how access to technology, particularly mobile devices, is an element that can foster the empowerment of immigrant women with religious beliefs who live i...

Nsreen Amer

Assessment of the status of women in Libya between reality and law - Part 2 / دراسة تقييم وضع المرأة في ليبيا بين الواقع والقانون - الجزء 2 / Evaluation du statut des femmes en Libye entre réalité et droit - Partie 2

Created by Nsreen Amer 1066 days ago

This study assesses Libya’s compliance with legal norms on women’s rights and gender equality. It is a complex legal and factual research on Libya’s efforts to ensure gender equality and the opportunities and challenges that underpin women’s empowerment and their...

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Vidéos de YouTube en faveur de l'égalité en héritage au Maroc / سلسلة فيديوهات على اليوتيوب لصالح المساواة في الإرث في المغرب / YouTube videos in favor of equality in inheritance in Morocco

Created by Foundation's Team 1534 days ago

Avec l’association Union féministe libre, Hakima Lebbar, auteure du livre "Les hommes défendent l’égalité en héritage"  a récemment lancé une série de court vidéos  pour répondre à la...

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Feminism and the Islamic Perspective - New Horizons for Knowledge and Reform / Le féminisme et la perspective islamique : Nouveaux horizons pour le savoir et la réforme / النسوية و المنظور الإسلامي – آفاق جددية للمعرفة و الإصلاح

Created by Foundation's Team 1538 days ago

This book explores the intersection of the feminist perspective and research on Islamic topics related to women’s lives. It covers various aspects and approaches from different angles. The work is the documentation and outcome of a conference held on 17 and 18 March 2012 in Cairo with t...

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Islamic Women's Activism in the Arab World - Potentials and Challenges for External Actors / L'activisme des femmes islamiques dans le monde arabe - Potentiels et défis pour les acteurs externes / نضال النساء الإسلاميات في العالم العربي – الفرص و التحديات بالنسبة للفاعلين الخارجيين

Created by Foundation's Team 1611 days ago

Islamic women’s activism may appear a contradiction in terms to many Western audiences accustomed to presentations of Islam as counterproductive to the promotion of women’s empowerment and the situation of women more generally. Yet in the Arab world (and beyond) many differe...

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Country Profile: Female Genital Mutilation in Egypt / Profil du pays: mutilation génitale féminine en Egypte / تشويه الأعضاء التناسلية الأنثوية في مصر

Created by Foundation's Team 1723 days ago

With an FGM prevalence of 87.2% among all women aged 15-49 in a population of nearly 95 million, Egypt has the greatest number of women and girls who have experienced Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) of any country in the world.  The prime purpose of this Country Profile is to impro...

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Three questions to understand the controversy surrounding the inheritance law and the marriage of the Muslim woman with a non-Muslim / ثلاثة أسئلة لفهم الجدل حول قانون الميراث وزواج المرأة المسلمة من غير مسلم / Trois questions pour comprendre la polémique autour des successions et du mariage de l...

Created by Foundation's Team 1726 days ago

To understand the controversy surrounding the inheritance law and the marriage of the Muslim woman with non-Muslim, Tunisian Political Science professor Mohamed Kerrou breaks down this problematic by trying to answer these three essential questions:1. Is this polemic, a civil or religio...

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Arab women between the crisis of political participation and the inevitability of empowerment / المرأة العربية بين أزمة المشاركة السياسية وحتمية التّمكين / Les femmes arabes entre la crise de la participation politique et l'inéluctabilité de l'autonomisation

Created by Foundation's Team 1733 days ago

There is no doubt that the crisis of women’s political participation in Arab countries is still present because there is no consensus over it. Empirical research has shown that opponents of women’s political participation are wrong as they simply cannot exclude this particip...

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Islam and Women - Feminist Reading of the Foundations of the Personal Status Code / الإسلام و المرأة – قراءة نسوية في أسس قانون الأحوال الشخصية / L'Islam et les femmes - Lecture féministe des fondements du Code du Statut Personnel

Created by Foundation's Team 1745 days ago

Exploring Sharia (Islamic Law), this research, written by the Syrian feminist author, Mayya Rahbi carries a clear call to change the prevailing culture, in which religion is mixed with myths, customs, and tribalism that are rooted in the pre-Islamic era and have been intertwined with re...

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

Ibn Battuta Foundation
Women Media and Development (TAM)
Traditional Women Association for Development
Asociación de Investigadores Extranjeros (AINVEX)
Committee for the Follow-Up on women' s Issues (CFUWI)
Souad Slaoui
Jiwar Creation & Society
Maan
Faculdade de Ciencias Sociais e Humanas
Tunisian Association of Women Judges- TAWJ
Réseau des Femmes Solidaires
Tunisian Mediterranean Center - TUMED
Abdulhakeq Al Barghazi
Faculté de droit et de science politique Aix Marseille Université
La Presse
Women Helping Women Network-Jordan
Palestinian Businesswomen's Association ASALA
Association ACM
Foundation for Women Entrepreneurs (FWE)
The Libyan Network to Support and Empower Women
Réseau Doustourna
The Lebanese Women Democratic Gathering (RDFL)
Seed of Peace - Oran
Building Bridge Association (BBA)
Association Féminine pour le Développement de la Famille (AFDF)
Jbail- Byblos Municipality
Faculty of Arts and Humanity Manouba
Tunisian League of Women's Political Rights
Social and Economic Forum for Women Association
Society of Women Graduates (SWG) in the Gaza Strip
Association Marocaine des Femmes Progressistes (AMFP)
Nansen Dialogue Montenegro
Mor Masa Ritüeli
Ideaborn Consulting
Association Talassemtane pour l'Environnement et Développement (ATED)
Hassène Kassar

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Documents

Administrative data collection on violence against women: Good practices

Administrative data collection can be used as a tool for policy formulation and evaluation and developing effective strategies on...

Understanding Gender

Training material to promote non sexists behaviours among children. The material is an adapted version of a Canadian program...

Youth Toolkit: For Girls Get Equal

WHAT IS THIS TOOLKIT FOR?Use this toolkit to design and implement your own Girls Get Equal campaign for girls’ leadership...

UfM report on the progress of gender equality in the region

The report was prepared following a request formulated by the Union for The Mediterranean (UfM) Paris Ministerial Declaration on...

Recommendations on preventing and combating violence against refugee women and girls on the Move

The recent flows of refugees to and throughout Europe have highlighted the lack of interest and understanding for the specific...

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...

Practitioner Toolkit: Honour related violence

This Toolkit aims at providing women victims of Honour related violence (HRV) or women at HRV risk with a “self-assessment...

A Gender Review in Education, Turkey 2003

This study examines the state of education in Turkey and its links with the country' s development, from a historical and gender...

Mind the Gap Report: COALESCE for Support in Cyprus

This national report is produced within the framework of 'COALESCE: Legal, psycho-social and economic empowerment for the...

Violence against women: an EU-wide survey

The scale of violence against women is not reflected by official data in the EU, in many cases women don´t report violence,...