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Emilie Vidal

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

Created by Emilie Vidal 187 days ago

...uly 6th, the National Council of Women of Catalonia (Consell Nacional...sion of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW 63) last March in New Yo...ation of sexist violence against women on October 22 and 23, 2019 in...o; in six areas: human rights of women; education and culture; labou...

Noha El Khouly

Participation: A new ECWR radio show to promote women's political participation

Created by Noha El Khouly 317 days ago

...DEF), the Egyptian Centre for Women’s Rights (ECWR) launched...tians celebrate International Women’s Day (March 8), Egypti...cess factors to inspire other women as well as men. This coopera...squo;s efforts to improve the status of Egyptian women through an...

Hilda Issa

Discussions with CEDAW on the situation of Palestinian women

Created by Hilda Issa 468 days ago

...part of the Non-Governmental Women Coalition for the Implementati...ion of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) in Geneva, precisely...he first shadow report on the status of women and girls in the St...liminate all violence against women and girls, or to adopt polici...

Amina Byouz

In Morocco, women's rights are yet to be claimed

Created by Amina Byouz 477 days ago

...force of a the law against violence against women seems to be going in the right...ty’s opinions are polarized around the status of women. For our guest, Ibtissame Bet...Movement for Individual Freedoms (M.A.L.I), women’s rights are universal...

Nsreen Amer

Libya: A Charter of Honour on women's participation in politics and peace-making

Created by Nsreen Amer 495 days ago

...nched a charter of Honour on "Women’s Participation in Polit...inding text to strengthen the status of women and their role in political l...e which cannot be achieved if women are excluded from the politic...ty Council resolution 1325 on women and peace through the adoptio...

Leïla Tauil

Book on the struggle of Arab feminists. The case of Morocco and Tunisia

Created by Leïla Tauil 593 days ago

...ng out of the shadows the role of women, while also deconstructing the...omenon of the re-Islamization of "women’s rights", the "generalized"...rsal character of the struggle of women for their emancipation. Arab...ment of Islamic law (sharia), the status of Muslim women, Islamic fem...

Foundation's Team

Testimonies and hypotheses on the experience of women in conflict

Created by Foundation's Team 605 days ago

...mic and Scientific Network on Women and Gender (RUSEMEG) entitled “Experiences of women in cities in conflict ". Org...ive of exploring the identity status of multi-nationality women, in periods of confit, throug...the Priority Solidarity Fund "Women of the future in the Mediterr...

Noha El Khouly

Voices from CSW62

Created by Noha El Khouly 639 days ago

...In an interview with UN Women following the 62nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62) held last march, Neha...an of the Egyptian Centre for Women’s Rights, said that in...evelopments have taken place, women still face challenges. Implem...

Noha El Khouly

Women's Year Is Not Finished Yet! Egyptian women's status in 2017

Created by Noha El Khouly 648 days ago

...The Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights (ECWR) issued its annual report on the Status of Egyptian women in 2017 under the title "Wome...the successes and failures of women in 2017, and it is divided in...ng the 2017 aiming to enhance women’s rights and support wo...

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

Created by Foundation's Team 660 days ago

...sion of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) was held at United Nati...asion, the Euro-Mediterranean Women’s Foundation (FFEM) was...Coordination of the European Women’s Lobby (CLEF and SWL)...s a factor for reducing rural women’s poverty in Mediterran...

Events

Emilie Vidal

Fez hosts a forum on Islamic Feminisms

Created by Emilie Vidal 227 days ago

Throughout history women’s voices have been silenced, m...hin Islam. To examine the current status of Islamic feminisms, under...organizing Fez Ninth Mediterranean Women International Forum under the...f Academia in Promoting Gender and Women’s Rights Issues in the...

Foundation's Team

National March for Equality in the inheritance in Tunisia

Created by Foundation's Team 691 days ago

...lity is "both discriminatory and unconstitutional and hinders women’s access to full citizenship status," denounces the coalition in...ed in Tunisia and it includes many gender equality actors and women’s rights defenders.&nbs...

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Workshops on Women, Agriculture, Climate and Empowerment at the CSW62

Created by Foundation's Team 702 days ago

...sion of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) will be held at United...Coordination for the European Women’s Lobby (CLEF), in...nbsp; The Euro-Mediterranean Women’s Foundation (FFEM) wil...the Francophonie, UNICEF, UN Women France and R20.  More i...

Tala Harb

Panel Discussion on Estimating the Cost of Violence in the Arab Region

Created by Tala Harb 1123 days ago

...hip with IWSAW, ABAAD, and UN Women hosted a panel discussion enti...irst speaker Blerta Alika, UN-Women Arab States Office, presented...n', which aims to analyze the status of Arab Women, in order to i...need for inclusive policies, women's right to protection, (2) Bo...

Khulud Khamis

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

Created by Khulud Khamis 1159 days ago

...World – Panel Discussion Shani Werner, The Women's Courtyard; Reut Guy, Elem; D...on 2: Prostitution, Immigration, and (lack of) Status – Panel Discussion Adv. R...er Poliakov, Activist, Olga Filippova, mentor, Women's Horizon. Facilitator: Noor...

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

Created by Foundation's Team 1713 days ago

...asing. Many studies show that women are mostly affected and that inequalities between women and men are widening in terms...their access to employment. Women’s employment, an essent...lities that have an impact on women being effectively taken into...

Shared practices

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AFIF: Literacy, Training and Employment for Women in Algeria

Created by Foundation's Team 723 days ago

...emmes) Literacy, Training and Employment for Women. The programme has made a sig...g illiteracy and improving the socioeconomic status of women and girls in Algeria. Each ye...ponsibilities. The AFIF project has allowed women in the regions concerned to s...

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Functional Literacy Programme for Women of the Argan Cooperative

Created by Foundation's Team 862 days ago

...rban areas, opportunities for women in poor rural areas to acquire...articular initiative targeted Women’s Cooperatives producin...ith a total of over 480 rural women benefiting from it since its...pecially those concerning the status of divorced women and the ba...

Chérifa Kheddar

Project: Do not touch my rights!

Created by Chérifa Kheddar 1049 days ago

...he professional capacities of women and improving their economic s...itional cakes courses for 136 women, including: 45 beneficiaries...n days were organized for 300 women to inform them about the righ...on the following issues: the status of women in Algeria, gender...

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Support for women's empowerment in the North-East of Morocco

Created by Foundation's Team 1705 days ago

...oject aims at the emancipation of women living in the rural environmen...e economic role and capacities of women, ADF offers training on "eco-...heir children enable their social status and family role to be enhanc...icies Dialogue and Monitoring for Women in Society", with the support...

Calls and opportunities

Noha El Khouly

ECWR is looking for Fundraising and Marketing officer

Created by Noha El Khouly 459 days ago

The Egyptian Centre for Women’s Rights (ECWR) is an independent n...rnmental organization dedicated to improving women’s status in Egypt and the Arab region...it organizations working on human rights and women’s rights; knowledge of...

Mireia Estrada Gelabert

XABACA Scholarships for Arab Women Artists: Residency and Networking

Created by Mireia Estrada Gelabert 584 days ago

The project “Women artists for social transformati...hey experience as artists and women.  Very often, cultural c...and the defiance towards the status quo generate a particular fo...rm of restraint which affects women in a different way than it af...

Emilie Vidal

Call for applications for a writer-in-residence on women’s status

Created by Emilie Vidal 928 days ago

...ns for a writer-in-residence which is open exclusively for women. The call’s topic is women’s status and the residence is forecas..., in order to denounce violence and harassment suffered by women, and so, through writing as a...

Roza Dimova

HANDS Professional Fellows Program

Created by Roza Dimova 1339 days ago

...lows Program with an aim to promote the empowerment and inclusion of women in their societies. The The...ental Organization (NGO) Development for Organizations Improving the Status of Women”.

Resources

Foundation's Team

Women in Islam: a journal on gender relations in Islam

Created by Foundation's Team 226 days ago

Women in Islam is a journal that explores the complexities of gender relati...conflicting perceptions of Islam in relation to women’s r...ng discussions on how to effectively improve the status of women in Muslim societies. Women i...

Foundation's Team

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

Created by Foundation's Team 522 days ago

...esigned to collect laws related to the legal status, rights and gender equality i...ries. The portal aims to help policy makers, women’s organizations and civil soci...ssing, analyzing and understanding the legal status of women in the Arab region. The port...

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UNSCR 1325'National Action Plan Map

Created by Foundation's Team 645 days ago

...reated this interactive map to track the status of world states commitments t...a conflict to prevent violations of women’s rights, to support women’s participation in ...mention the unique impact of conflict on women.  "Our Secure Future" i...

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Mediterranean Women's Fund

Created by Foundation's Team 1338 days ago

The Mediterranean Women’s Fund was created in January 2008, at the initiative of women who had been working for se...ral decades for the rights of women in the Mediterranean region....ute to the improvement of the status of women and the promotion of gender e...

Foundation's Team

Project on the Status of women in the MENA region

Created by Foundation's Team 1370 days ago

...IFES and the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR)...capacity building to enhance the status of women in the Middle East and North...urveys, the project measured how women in Lebanon, Morocco and...cal NGOs seeking to improve women’s well-being by providi...

Foundation's Team

Labor, Gender and Society Magazine

Created by Foundation's Team 1573 days ago

...the field of gender research, to decipher, starting from hierarchies, divisions and segmentations which traverse the world of Labor, the status of men and women in society, and thus to ask t...

Foundation's Team

Women's Learning Partnership

Created by Foundation's Team 1576 days ago

Women’s Learning Partnership is a partnership of 20 autonomous women’s r...ation in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social...OSOC) of the United Nations. Women’s Learning Partnership helps...ties to raise awareness about women’s human rights, influen...

Foundation's Team

Jordanian Women's Union (JWU)

Created by Foundation's Team 1576 days ago

The Jordanian Women’s Union (JWU), headquartered i...is committed to improving the status of women. It is one of the most prominent and influential women’s organizations in the...ces for vulnerable and abused women....

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Arab Women Organization (AWO)

Created by Foundation's Team 1576 days ago

...tion issued by the First Arab Women Summit in November 2000 and wa...rs and when dealing with Arab women issues in regional and intern...er Arab states to enhance the status of women. - According women...th and education services for women....

Foundation's Team

Resource Centre for Women (MARTA)

Created by Foundation's Team 1684 days ago

...The Resource Centre for Women (MARTA) is a non-governmental...at aims to provide support to women in Latvia – non-citizens and migrants, women with low income and unemploye...ha Association in Finland and Women Organizations of Latvia. Thi...

Documents

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A study of the Employers of Migrant Domestic Workers in Lebanon: Intertwined

Created by Foundation's Team 38 days ago

...ithin the current normative framework of Lebanon. Over 250,000 migrant women are employed by private househ...ponsorship system, known as kafala. Under kafala a worker’s legal status is linked to one employer an...

Foundation's Team

The Status of Black Moroccan Women: Colour and Gender Stigmas

Created by Foundation's Team 53 days ago

...This paper investigates the status of black Moroccan women, not just as key members of th...bled stigmatization for being women and black. The study also exa...s in communicating the social status of black women. The paper further exposes th...

Foundation's Team

Key Comparable Gender Indicators for the European Neighbourhood Policy - South countries

Created by Foundation's Team 201 days ago

...Gender statistics are statistics on gender issues, measuring the status of men and women in various fields and during...nating gender-disaggregated statistics, since they concern not only women but also their role and the r...

Foundation's Team

Non dry ink: Guide to Gender sensitive Media Laws and Codes of Conduct in Syria, Turkey, Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon

Created by Foundation's Team 205 days ago

...fected by other laws (such as Penal Code, qnd the Nationality, Personal Status and Emergency laws) which con...e them so that they are coherent with the principle of equality between women and men, and with their orien...

Nsreen Amer

Assessment of the status of women in Libya between reality and law - Part 4

Created by Nsreen Amer 205 days ago

...’s compliance with legal norms on women’s rights and gender equa...ortunities and challenges that underpin women’s empowerment and their legal status. As such, the report provide...religious norms affecting the lives of women in Libya. The report focuses...

Nsreen Amer

Assessment of the status of women in Libya between reality and law - Part 3

Created by Nsreen Amer 205 days ago

...’s compliance with legal norms on women’s rights and gender equa...ortunities and challenges that underpin women’s empowerment and their legal status. As such, the report provide...religious norms affecting the lives of women in Libya. The report focuses...

Nsreen Amer

Assessment of the status of women in Libya between reality and law - Part 2

Created by Nsreen Amer 205 days ago

...’s compliance with legal norms on women’s rights and gender equa...ortunities and challenges that underpin women’s empowerment and their legal status. As such, the report provide...religious norms affecting the lives of women in Libya. The report focuses...

Nsreen Amer

Assessment of the status of women in Libya between reality and law - Part 1

Created by Nsreen Amer 214 days ago

...’s compliance with legal norms on women’s rights and gender equa...ortunities and challenges that underpin women’s empowerment and their legal status. As such, the report provid...religious norms affecting the lives of women in Libya. The report focuses...

Foundation's Team

Rethinking gender in the international refugee regime

Created by Foundation's Team 227 days ago

...Currently the instruments of refugee status determination make asylum claims depend on images of women that are characterised by vict...particular, the asylum claims of refugee women. She also focuses on the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees and its 1967 Pro...

Khulud Khamis

Empowering Women without Status and Promoting their Rights

Created by Khulud Khamis 359 days ago

...st Center brief readers on the legal status of women who lack it in Israel, such as Palestinian women married to Israeli partners,...lso explains how almost all of these women have no supportive community...not reach out for assistance, their status is not recognized, and they...

Tags

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The Feminization of job and function titles / La féminisation des noms de métiers et de fonctions / تأنيث أسماء المهن والوظائف

Created by Foundation's Team 256 days ago

In its meeting of Thursday, February 28, 2019, the French Academy adopted by a large majority the report on the feminization of the function and job titles presented by a study commission including four of its members. This report sees "no obstacle in principle" to the feminization of j...

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Donia promotes women's engagement in environment protection in Lebanon / دنيا للتنمية المستدامة تعمل من أجل دور فاعل للنساء في حماية البيئة في طرابلس / Donia promeut l'action des femmes dans la protection de l'environnement au Liban

Created by Foundation's Team 445 days ago

Lebanon is currently experiencing deforestation, soil erosion, desertification, air pollution from vehicular traffic and the burning of industrial wastes, pollution of coastal waters from raw sewage, and oil spills. Additionally, due to irresponsible consumption and failure of public au...

Foundation's Team

Toolkit for Advocating Women's Rights in 7 Steps / Plaidoyer pour les droits des femmes : Toolkit en 7 étapes / مجموعة أدوات لمناصرة حقوق المرأة في 7 خطوات

Created by Foundation's Team 465 days ago

Developed by the Center of Arab Women for Training and Research - CAWTAR, this toolkit has been an opportunity to combine long-term theoretical and practical experience in advocacy, especially in gender issues, with lessons learned from the field and its changing realities and challenge...

Hilda Issa

Discussions with CEDAW on the situation of Palestinian women / المركز الفلسطيني لقضايا السلام والديمقراطية في مؤتمر الائتلاف النسوي الأهلي لتطبيق سيداو / Discussions avec la CEDAW sur la situation des femmes palestiniennes

Created by Hilda Issa 468 days ago

As part of the Non-Governmental Women Coalition for the Implementation of CEDAW delegation, the Palestinian Centre for Peace and Democracy (PCPD) discussed the situation of Palestinian women with the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) in Geneva, precise...

Foundation's Team

Climate Change and women's economic empowerment in Tozeur / Changement climatique et autonomisation économique des femmes à Tozeur / التغير المناخي والتمكين الاقتصادي للنساء في توزر

Created by Foundation's Team 477 days ago

Oasis territories in Tunisia have undergone major changes in recent years due to climate change, which affects the health of populations and their way of life. According to the UN, women are the most concerned by this phenomenon. To deepen this question, "La Ruche de la citoyennet&eacu...

Foundation's Team

Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) / Index des institutions sociales et du genre (SIGI) / مؤشر المؤسسات الاجتماعية و النوع الاجتماعي SIGI

Created by Foundation's Team 568 days ago

The Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) is a research and analysis tool that was introduced by the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) Development Centre in 2007. It calculates the level of gender discrimination present in the social institutions of ove...

Foundation's Team

Photographers in action: A workshop to break Gender stereotypes / مصورون ناشطون: ورشة عمل لكسر الصور النمطية الجندرية / Photographes en action : un atelier pour briser les stéréotypes de genre

Created by Foundation's Team 584 days ago

On the occasion of the International Congress of Feminist Research in the Francophonie (CIRFF) at the Paris Nanterre University, on August 28, the FFEM is organizing a photography workshop titled "Breaking Gender Stereotypes in the Euro-Mediterranean Region: Photographers in Action".&nb...

Foundation's Team

CIRFF2018: Come visit our photo exhibition on gender stereotypes! / CIRFF2018 : venez découvrir notre expo photo sur les stéréotypes de genre ! / زروا معرضنا في المؤتمر الثامن للأبحاث النسوية في الفرانكوفونية 2018!

Created by Foundation's Team 584 days ago

Under the title "Women in action: Breaking Gender Stereotypes in the Mediterranean", the exhibition shows women who are generally invisible and not well-known even though they dare to break the rules imposed by patriarchal societies. This exhibition is the result of the photo competitio...

Foundation's Team

L'accès des femmes aux postes de responsabilité : une rencontre d'ONU Femmes / لقاء لهيئة الأمم المتحدة لشؤون المرأة حول وصول النساء إلى مراكز القيادة / UN Women meeting on women's access to leadership positions

Created by Foundation's Team 584 days ago

Le 22 juin prochain ONU FEMMES organise une rencontre régionale sous le thème « l’accès des femmes aux postes de responsabilité : un enjeu de taille pour la transformation de la gouvernance et la réalisation des Objectifs de développ...

Foundation's Team

Field diagnosis: Violence against women in Algeria - Focus on Oran / Diagnostic de terrain : La violence contre les femmes en Algérie - Focus sur Oran / تشخيص ميداني – العنف الموجه ضد النساء في الجزائر: وهران في المجهر

Created by Foundation's Team 906 days ago

Violence against women (VAW) is a pervasive problem in Algeria as elsewhere in the world. It affects all social classes and regions and occurs both inside the home and in the public sphere. Yet, the issue remains largely invisible due to social taboos and the lack of sufficient institut...

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

Mauritanian Council of Businesswomen – CMFA
Assiouar collective
Youth Today Association for Development
El Watan
ISIS Center for Women and Development
Salama's Friends
Association des Filles de la Renaissance
Coalition for Tunisian Women and the International Network of Women
Association féminine pour la protection de la famille
Khadija Ben Hassine
Civic Forum Institute (CFI)
Femmes pour le Dire, Femmes pour Agir (FDFA)
Action et Promotion Sociale et Culturelle
Amman Center for Human Rights Studies
The Moroccan Human Rights Forum
Jiwar Creation & Society
European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed)
The Union of Feminist Action
Equality Unit
Try Center for Training and Education
Amal Association for Women and Development
Volunteering association  Touiza  of the wilaya of Algiers
Department of Gender Studies, Faculty for Social Wellbeing, University of Malta
Haute Autorité de la Communication Audiovisuelle (HACA)
Alèxia Carrasco
The Arab Association for Human Rights
Oxfam Intermon Maroc
March Lebanon Association
Kasdi Merbah Ouragla University
Observatori Cultural de Gènere
Femmes-Education Arts-Médiation (FEDAM)
The committee of vigilance for democracy in Tunisia (CDVT)
Hillary Rodham Clinton Center for Women'    s Empowerment (HCC)
Nisaa Network
Nelly Jazra
Palestinian Youth Association for Leadership and Rights Activation (PYALARA)

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Elmehwar trains social workers on gender concepts in the upper countryside of Egypt

A team composed of Maha Khayrullah, expert on gender oriented training, the president of Elmehwar Association for Family...

Women in front continues its struggle for female quota at the Lebanese Parliament

In June 2017, the Lebanese Government approved a new electoral law based on proportional representation for the first time in the...

Workshop in the West Bank to promote women's participation in public life

A workshop on 'Enhancing Women’s Participation in Public Life and Decision-making' was organized by Hiwar Center for youth and...

Mobilization and consultation of equality actors at local level

The 7 associations selected as part of the “Axis 1 Strengthening the capacities of actors working for gender...

A member in the spotlight: French Coordination for the European Women's Lobby

The Foundation met Françoise Morvan, president of the French Coordination for the European Women's Lobby (C. L. E. F....

Door to door campaigns and more activities by AJC to promote women's participation in rights in Kef in Tunisia

The Association Joussour de Citoyenneté (Bridges of Citizenship Association) has been quite busy this summer promoting...

500 success stories about empowering female debtors and prisoners in Egypt

In celebration of the conclusion of its 'New Life' project, the Care of Children of Female Prisoners Association held a...

Leaders of Today: Palestinian Youth and Women Claiming the Political Sphere

This documentary film, which is produced by MIFTAH, tries to shed light on the importance of youth and women participation in...

Training on Income-Generating Activities in Blida

20 women from Wilaya de Blida (Algeria) participated in a training on 'Income-Generating Activities (IGA)', held on 20 and 21...

Global Citizenship Education Fund: citizenship education with a long-term vision

Values such as non-violence and equality can be improved thanks to a formative offer that enables teachers and students to face...