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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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Launching ABC for Gender Sensitive Legislation Handbook

The EuroMed Feminist Initiative is launching the “ABC for Gender Sensitive Legislation”, the second handbook in the series ABC.

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Roundtable: Engendering the Crisis Response in Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq

As the Syrian armed conflict has entered its tenth year, challenges related to protracted displacement, shrinking livelihoods, collapsing economies, and weak protection frameworks, have yielded various consequences for women living in Syria’s neig

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Latest Publications

ABC for a Gender Sensitive Legislation

24 Feb 2021
The second in the ABC series; and following up on the first handbook “ABC for a Gender Sensitive Constitution”, this ABC aims to bring insight, raise awareness, and stimulate debate on the need to mainstream gender perspective in law making and...

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Press Release - Raising the Legal Age for Marriage in Lebanon to the Age of 18: an Overdue Priority

22 Dec 2020
A panel discussion on child marriage in Lebanon and the needed legislative reform, was held today by the Lebanon National Gender Observatory in collaboration with EuroMed Feminist Initiative and the Lebanese Democratic Women’s Gathering (RDFL), in...

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Press Release - Syrian female refugees’ contribution to economic development in Jordan is highlighted in EU-funded study    

02 Dec 2020
Amman, 28 November – Underlying the important contribution of Syrian women to economic development in Jordan, Tamkeen for Legal Aid and Human Rights launched the European Union (EU)-funded study “Status of Syrian Women Refugees in the Jordanian...

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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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