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High Level Conference Women for the Mediterranean 2022

Created by Foundation's Team 476 days ago

On the occasion of the 5th Ministerial Conference on Strenghtening the Role of Women in Society, which took place in the morning of 26 October 2022 in Madrid, Ministers responsible for gender equality from the 42 member states of the...

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Mediterranean Women Breaking Barriers

Created by Foundation's Team 512 days ago

In the Euromed Ministerial Conference in Barcelona in 1995 it was declared, for the first time, that civil society was one of the main actors for achieving peace, security and development on both Mediterranean shores. In 2005, ten years after this...

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

Created by Foundation's Team 614 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 686 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 728 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 792 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 804 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 804 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 804 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 805 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...