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Euromed Feminist Initiative IFE-EFI

Was founded in 2003 as a feminist network and formally enlarged to Euromed Feminist Initiative IFE-EFI during its General Assembly on 5th Dec 2014. It encompasses women’s rights organizations from the two shores of the Mediterranean and from Caucasus. As a policy network, Euromed Feminist Initiative IFE-EFI advocates for gender equality and women’s rights as full part of democracy and citizenship, for the right of people to self-determination, against militarism, war and occupation.

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Latest News

The Jordanian Council of Ministers adopted NAP1325 on Women, Peace and Security

On Sunday, 3rd of December the Jordanian Council of Ministers approved the final draft of the National Action Plan for the implementation of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security that aims to promote and advance women’s participation in peacekeeping, peacebuilding activities, and conflict prevention, to protect women from gender-based violence (GBV) and to ensure equal access to relief and recovery assistance, in areas of conflict and insecurity.

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Declaration of the Euro-Med Women’s Rights Civil Society Conference

The Euro-Med Women’s Rights Civil Society conference took place on 22-23 November 2017 at Samiramis Intercontinental hotel, Egypt. This event was organized by Euromed Feminist Initiative and funded by the European Union. The conference gathered over 130 representatives from 107 women’s rights and human rights organizations and networks as well as gender experts, academia and media from 26 countries.  

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#MeToo Hashtag Raises Awareness of Sexual Assault and Harassment

A few days ago, the American star Alyssa Milano published a tweet on her Twitter account, inviting all women who had experienced sexual violence to reply “me too” to her tweet. The tweet went viral and received a lot of responses from all over the world and the simple phrase – “Me too” – has become a trending hashtag, and spread to Facebook and Instagram as well. 

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Women in the Constitution and Citizenship, Beirut, Sep 2017

The Coalition of Syrian Women for Democracy held a panel discussion entitled “Women in the constitution and citizenship, in cooperation with the Asfari Center for Civil Society and Citizenship with the support of Euromed Feminist Initiative and SIDA. The panel was held in the American University of Beirut (AUB) on the 20th of September 2017.

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Latest Publications

Euromed Feminist Initiative Condemns President Trump's Decision to Recognize Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel

08 Dec 2017
Euromed Feminist Initiative condemns the unilateral decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. This dangerous step in the escalating violations of the United Nations Security Council Resolutions on...

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In Cairo, Euro-Med Civil Society Conference Issues Recommendations on Gender Equality Policy Making to the 4th UfM Ministerial Conference on Women’s Rights

06 Dec 2017
Press Release -In Cairo, Euro-Med Civil Society Conference Issues Recommendations on Gender Equality Policy Making to the 4th UfM Ministerial Conference on Women’s Rights, November 2017

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Declaration of the Euro-Med Women’s Rights Civil Society Conference

03 Dec 2017
The declaration of the Euro-Med Women’s Rights Civil Society conference that took place on 22-23 November 2017 in Cairo was handed to the Ministers in the Euro-Med Region during the 4th UfM Ministerial meeting on 27th November 2017 by...

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Egypt: A Travel Ban Issued Against Mr. Magdi Abdulhamid

05 Oct 2017
On October 2, 2017, the authorities of Cairo International airport prevented Mr. Magdi Abdulhamid, president of the Egyptian Association for Community Participation Enhancement (EACPE) from boarding a flight to Jordan to participate...

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