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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

#MeToo Hashtag Raises Awareness of Sexual Assault and Harassment

A few days ago, the American star Alyssa Milano published a tweet on her Twitte

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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, and 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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Follow up Networking Meeting, Paris, September 2017

Euromed Feminist Initiative IFE-EFI gathered 40 Syrian human rights and women rights activists and lawyers for the Follow up networking meeting “Toward a gender-sensitive Constitution: strategies for broader national and international support” held in Paris, the 15th of September 2017.

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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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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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