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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 Civil Society Open Letter Received 391 NGO Signatures Across 98 Countries

391 civil society organizations across 98 countries signed the women, peace and security civil society open letter prepared by the  

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Exchange Trip in France for Syrian Lawyers, September 2017

Euromed Feminist Initiative IFE-EFI has organised an exchange trip in France and Strasbourg for Syrian lawyers, legal and constitutional experts.

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Women, peace and security Open Letter

The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has circulated an open letter calling on all Members states to prioritize gender equality and women's rights and to increase their support for women civil society organizations and women human rights defenders.

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Women Are Finally Allowed to Drive in Saudi Arabia

On 26th of September, king Salman bin Abdul Aziz issued a royal decree allowing Saudi women to drive and obtain driving licenses in the only country in the world where women weren’t allowed to drive. 

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Latest Publications

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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Tunisia Lifts Ban on Muslim Women Marrying Non-Muslims

19 Sep 2017
Euromed Feminist Initiative congratulates activists, women’s rights and civil society organizations in Tunisia for their remarkable efforts in the abolishment of the marriage restriction decree that was put in place in 1973. Whereas it was announced...

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First Woman Judge to be Appointed to the Supreme Court of Jordan

19 Sep 2017
Euromed Feminist Initiative would like to congratulate judge Ihsan Barakat for becoming the first-ever woman to be appointed as a Supreme Court judge in Jordan. On September 14, the Judicial Council issued a decision in which Mrs. Ihsan Barakat,...

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Euromed Feminist Initiative Supports the Syrian Women Appeal

29 Aug 2017
Euromed Feminist Initiative stands strongly beside the signatories of the Syrian Women Appeal that claims for 30% quota in all the Syrian political processes.

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