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Les Cahiers du Ref - Mediterranean youth get involved - Empowerment, creativity, hopes and struggles

Created by Foundation's Team 73 days ago

The REF – French Euromed Network, is not a youth association. It is a network of multi-thematic French civil society organisations involved in the Mediterranean, working on human rights, gender equality, artistic and cultural issues,...

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Youth, Women and Employment in the Mediterranean Region: Continuity and Change

Created by Foundation's Team 145 days ago

The Union for the Mediterranean’s (UfM) 5th Ministerial Conference on Employment and Labour, held on 18 May this year in Marrakesh (Morocco), gave ministers the chance to address the issue of unemployment, particularly affecting young people...

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Missed Opportunities : The High Cost of Not Educating Girls

Created by Foundation's Team 187 days ago

Too many girls drop out of school prematurely, especially in low income countries. Low educational attainment for girls has negative consequences not only for them, but also for their children and household, as well as for their community and...

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The gendered impact of armed conflicts

Created by Foundation's Team 251 days ago

War negatively affects every person, including men, women, and non-binary genders. Although we have access to only few sex-disaggregated data on the extent to which armed conflicts have repercussions on gender discriminations, it is possible to say...

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Storytelling in Morocco

Created by Bochra Laghssais 263 days ago

Bochra Laghssais hails from one of the oldest civilizations that we know of, the Amazigh civilization in North Africa. The Amazigh’s history has been an oral history and no ancient texts survive due to the oral nature of this culture. Through...

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Vulnerability or agency of Resistance and empowerment of indigenous women in Morocco

Created by Bochra Laghssais 263 days ago

The intersections of various inequalities impact the lives of Amazigh women in Morocco. This work deals with the situation of special vulnerability that these Amazigh women live: by being women, indigenous and  rural. And it is that patriarchy,...

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Manifestation of Empowerment in Mernissi's Dreams of Trespass: Tales of a Harem Girlhood

Created by Bochra Laghssais 263 days ago

This paper analyzes women empowerment and its manifestation in Fatima Mernissi’s (1994) book Dreams of Trespass: Tales of a Harem Girlhood. Mernissi describes her early childhood growing up in the harem in Fez, Morocco, in the 1940s. Despite...

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Sahrawi refugee camps and Sahrawi refugee women: a unique phenomenon in North Africa

Created by Foundation's Team 264 days ago

After her historical introduction to the Sahrawi conflict, the author of the report on Sahrawi refugee camps, Inès Daoudi, focuses on the situation of women in this context. She discusses the political will to integrate these women and their...

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Testimonials of gender-based violence from Palestine

Created by Foundation's Team 272 days ago

The Community Media Center (CMC) has published a series of testimonies, in the format of short stories, of women living in Palestine and suffering different types of violence. Hadeel Gharbawy, Sahar Alnahaal, Raghda Madi, Hana Abu Quta,...

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

Created by Foundation's Team 306 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 2020. This ongoing reporting exercise allows measuring and reporting of the progress made on...