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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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Ministry of Women Affairs and PWWSD Sign a Memorandum of Understanding to Combat Violence Against Women and Girls

Dr. Amal Hamad, the Minister of Women Affairs signed today with PWWSD, represented by its General Director Ms. Amal Khreisheh, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on "Combating Violence against Women and Girls in the Southern Mediterranean Region". The MoU aims to institutionalize the rights-based approach to promoting gender equality in all sectors. It was signed in the framework of the regional project “Combating Violence Against Women and Girls in the Southern Mediterranean Region” funded by the European Union (EU).

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Training of Trainers on the ABC for a Gender-Sensitive Constitution

EuroMed Feminist Initiative organized a 5-day training of trainers on the “ABC for a gender-sensitive Constitution” in Beirut, Lebanon. The event gathered 10 Syrian participants, from lawyers, human rights defenders, women rights activists and volunteers working with local communities on women’s rights and on women’s participation in all aspects of public life.

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Regional Forum on Combating Discrimination in Legislation, Tunis

One hundred and fifty-four participants from eighty-seven civil society organisations, together with decision makers, ministerial representatives, legal and gender experts, as well as media from twelve countries from the South Mediterranean gathered on 10-11 December in Tunis for the Regional Forum on Combating Discrimination in Legislation.

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National Consultation on Developing Regional Guidelines for Women, Peace and Security Agenda, Jordan

With the support of the European Union, a National Consultation on Developing Regional Guidelines for Women, Peace and Security Agenda took place on November 13 in Amman, Jordan under the patronage of H.E. Ms. Basma Ishaqat, Minister of Social Development.

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Latest Publications

Press Release - Ministry of Women Affairs and PWWSD Sign a Memorandum of Understanding to Combat Violence Against Women and Girls

06 Jan 2020
Dr. Amal Hamad, the Minister of Women Affairs signed today with the Palestinian Working Woman Society for Development (PWWSD), represented by its General Director Ms. Amal Khreisheh, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on "Combating Violence against...

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Press Release - Beauty Training Programme Gives Hope to Jordanian and Syrian Women

16 Dec 2019
Amman, 16 December 2019 - 21 Syrian refugee women and 22 Jordanian women graduated today from an intensive vocational training programme in beauty care and hairdressing. The training supports women’s access to the labour market. It was...

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Press Release - Regional Forum on Combating Discrimination in Legislation, Tunis, Dec 2019

11 Dec 2019
One hundred and fifty-four participants from eighty-seven civil society organisations, together with decision makers, ministerial representatives, legal and gender experts, as well as media from twelve countries from the South Mediterranean gathered...

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EFI Statement - 16 Days of Activism

25 Nov 2019
On November 25, EuroMed Feminist Initiative joins the women of the world in commemorating the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Despite the persistent fight of women’s rights activists and organizations to put an end...

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