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Euromed Feminist Initiative IFE-EFI

Euromed Feminist Initiative EFI is a policy network that encompasses women’s rights organizations from the two shores of the Mediterranean and advocates for gender equality and women’s rights as inseparable from democracy building and citizenship, for political solutions to all conflicts, and for the right of peoples to self-determination.

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Latest News

A Seminar on "Are women’s rights a priority on the agenda of democratic movements?"

EuroMed Feminist Initiative (IFE-EFI) and Gabriel Péri Foundation are organizing a seminar  "Are women’s rights a priority on the agenda of democratic movements?" on 30 October 2019 from 9:00- 5:00  at Auditorium of Paris City Hall. 

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A National Roundtable on Engendering Policies and Strategies in Security Institutions, August 2019, Lebanon

A  roundtable on Engendering Policies and Strategies in Security Institutions was held in Beirut, Lebanon in the frame of the project “Strengthening access to protection, participation and services for women refugees, IDPs and host communities,” funded by the European Union Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis, The EU “Madad” Fund. 

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National Roundtable on the Reality of Women's Economic Participation, Challenges and Solutions, August 2019, Amman

The national roundtable "The Reality of Women's Economic Participation, Challenges and Solutions” took place on August 29 at the Jordanian Parliament. It was organised in partnership with the Coalition of Women MPs from the Arab Countries to Combat Violence against Women in the frame of the project “Strengthening access to protection, participation and services for women refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs) and women in the host communities in Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq” funded by the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis, the EU “MADAD” Fund. 

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Regional Forum - Enhancing Gender Equality and Engendering A Response to the Syrian Crisis in Host Communities

The Regional Forum “Enhancing Gender Equality and Engendering a Response to the Syrian Crisis in Host women Countries” took place on the 3rd of July 2019 at the Grand Sérail, Lebanon to enhance mutual understanding about the gaps in implementing women’s rights, protecting the most vulnerable women and addressing laws discriminating against them. The Forum took place in the frame of the gender program “Strengthening access to protection, participation and services for women refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs), and women in the host communities in Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq” funded by the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis, the EU MADAD Fund.

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Latest Publications

Press Release - Dialogue on "Till when will women in Lebanon stay #TwiceARefugee"

06 Oct 2019
Beirut 4 October 2019, "Till when will women in Lebanon stay #TwiceARefugee?” The dialogue space – a public sphere intended to initiate discussion about all women in Lebanon- was launched on October 3rd, 2019 at Antwork, in Beirut. The event was...

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Press Release -Roundtable on the Role of the Qaim Maqam in Combating Gender-Based Violence

30 Sep 2019
The National Gender Observatory, hosted by the Ministry of State for Economic Empowerment of Women and Youth, held a roundtable on “The role of the Qaim Maqam in combating gender-based violence”. The event was organized with the Ministry of Interior...

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Press Release - Launching in Algeria a Media Campaign on Zero Tolerance for Violence Against Women and Girls

30 Sep 2019
On 16 September 2019, the Algerian Women Claiming their Rights (FARD) and the EuroMed Feminist Initiative in consortium with 8 women’s rights organizations launched a Media Campaign on Zero Tolerance for Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) in...

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Press Release - Media Campaign on Zero Tolerance for Violence Against Women and Girls

22 Sep 2019
Press conferences were held on 22nd - 23rd of September 2019 in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia to officially launch a Media Campaign on Zero Tolerance for Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG). The Media Campaign is a part...

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