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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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Online Regional Policy Dialogue Round-up

Watch our round-up video of the Online Regional Policy Dialogue on combatting violence against women and girls and strengthening women’s rights in the context of the Co

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On-line Regional Policy Dialogue on Combating VAWG and Strengthening Women´s Rights in the Context of Covid-19 pandemic

In the frame of the regional project “Combating Violence against Women in the Southern Mediterranean Region”, funded by the European Union, a Policy Dialogue on Combating Violence Against Women and Girls and Strengthening Women´s Rights in the Context of Covid - 19 pandemic was held online in partnership with the Ministry of Social Development of Jordan on 21 September 2020. 

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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’s rights” funded by Sweden.

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An Online Roundtable on Supporting a Survivor-led Justice Movement

In the frame of the project "Enhancing women’s Participation in Decision-Making and Peacebuilding Processes in Syria" funded by the European Union, an online roundtable on Supporting a Survivor-led Justice Movement was organized on 30 July 2020. It was organized by the EuroMed Feminist Initiative in partnership with Legal Action Worldwide (LAW).

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Latest Publications

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence: Combating VAWG Must Be Set as A Political Priority at All Times

25 Nov 2020
With one out of three women abused or subjected to gender-based violence in their lives, Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) is a global pandemic. No country, whether in peaceful, crisis and conflict situations, is free from that ill. The...

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Recommendations From the Policy Dialogue on Combating Violence Against Women And Girls and Strengthening Women’s Rights in the Context of the Covid 19 Pandemic

23 Nov 2020
The Covid-19 crisis has put a spotlight on existing structural inequalities and the different realities that women and men are facing because of the pandemic. Women are at the forefront of dealing with the consequences of the pandemic. According...

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Report: On-line Policy Dialogue - Combating Violence Against Women and Girls and Strengthening Women's Rights in the Context of the Covid-19 Pandemic

23 Nov 2020
EuroMed Feminist Initiative (EFI) has followed up on the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Ministerial Process on strengthening the role of women in society as a major tool to promote gender equality in the whole Euro-Med region since the first...

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Regional Civil Society Observatory on VAWG: Factsheets on VAWG in the South Mediterranean

04 Nov 2020
In 2019, EuroMed Feminist Initiative (EFI) established the Regional Civil Society Observatory (RCSO) in the frame of the regional project “Combating Violence against Women in the Southern Mediterranean Region” (2019-2021), funded by the European...

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