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EuroMed Feminist Initiative 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

Women's Rights and Gender Equality Activists Attend Study Visit to Lisbon

EuroMed Feminist Initiative (EFI) organized a study trip to Lisbon, Portugal between the 8th and the 11th of September 2020 in the frame of the project “Toward sustainable peace and democracy in Syria through strengthening civil society and women’

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Training workshops for CSOs and CBOs on Violence Against Women and Girls, Jordan

In the framework of the project “Combating Violence against Women in the Southern Mediterranean Region”, funded by the European Union, AWO held two training workshops on Violence Against Women and Girls on 27 - 28 July, 2020 in Irbid and Mafraq governorates in Jordan. The workshops aimed at strengthening the capacities of the CBOs and CSOs on CEDAW, UNSCR 1325, Istanbul Convention, CS Declaration 2017, 4th UfM Ministerial Declaration and legal discrimination within the Jordanian Personal Status Law and Penal Law.

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A Training Workshop on Combating Violence Against Women and Girls, Lebanon

In the frame of the project “Combating Violence against Women in the Southern Mediterranean Region”, funded by the European Union, EuroMed Feminist Initiative and its members in Lebanon, Association Najdeh and the Lebanese Democratic Women’s Gathering (RDFL), conducted a training workshop on Combating Violence Against Women and Girls on 3 July, 2020 in Beirut, Lebanon. 

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ToT Training to Sensitize Teachers on Gender-Mindful Behavior, Palestine

Palestine - As part of the project titled “Combating Violence Against Women and Girls in the Southern Mediterranean Region” funded by EU, the Palestinian Working Woman Society for Development (PWWSD) and the Palestinian Federation of Women's Action Committees (PFWAC) in partnership with the Ministry of Education – Gender Unit, conducted a 20-hour training for 40 school teachers, psychologists, and principals on gender-mindful behavior from June 27th to July 1st, 2020.

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Latest Publications

EFI Statement on Beirut Explosion

06 Aug 2020
WE BELIEVE IN BEIRUT, THE CITY THAT GIVES OUR WORK GREAT MOMENTUM EuroMed Feminist Initiative would like to express its deep, heartfelt sympathy with the people of Lebanon, and its immense sadness for the loss of life, injuries and destruction...

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EFI Newsletter - June 2020

08 Jun 2020
From the onset of the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus and throughout the lockdown period, EuroMed Feminist Initiative has adapted to swiftly respond to the needs of women who have been struggling to come to terms with the additional pressure caused...

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EuroMed Feminist Initiative Milestones and Main Achievements 2010 - 2020

08 Jun 2020
Over the past years, EuroMed Feminist Initiative has strived to promote women’s rights and gender equality, to combat all forms of discrimination and violence against women and girls, and advocate for women's significant and active participation in...

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Gender Regional Program Madad for Women responds during the COVID-19 lockdown

05 Jun 2020
From the earliest weeks of the COVID 19 outbreak, EuroMed Feminist Initiative and the consortium partners have adapted quickly to address the needs of the most vulnerable refugee women and women in the host communities in Lebanon, Iraq and...

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