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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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Latest News

Protest Against Rape Crimes in front of the Government's building in Tunisia

The Association of Tunisian Women for Research and Development (AFTURD), together with 30 civil society organizations, organized a protest on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, in front of the government's building to against the frequent rape crimes against women and girls in Tunisia

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Terms of Reference – For Baseline Assessment

Euromed Feminist Initiative welcomes applications from qualified consultants to perform the baseline assessment of the multi-county project “Strengthening access to protection, participation and services for women refugees, IDPs and host communities”, funded by the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis – MADAD.  

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Argentina's Senate Rejects Proposed Bill to Legalize Abortion

Euromed Feminist Initiative expresses its full solidarity with women’s rights, civil society and human rights organizations and movements in Argentina who have worked hard for years to expand abortion rights. 

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A landmark Step for Women's Rights in Tunisia – Equal Inheritance Rights

In a speech marking Women’s Day in Tunisia, President Beji Caid Essebsi announced that he will submit a bill to parliament , that aims to give women equal inheritance rights with men. 

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Latest Publications

IFE-EFI Statement on Israel's New Discriminatory Nationality Law

13 Aug 2018
The Israeli Knesset approved on the 9th of July the Nationality Law with the majority stipulating that Israel is the Jewish people homeland. It is stating that the right to self-determination in the Israeli State is merely limited to Jews. It...

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Feminist Policy Forum Statement on the Occupation of Palestine

31 Jul 2018
The Feminist Policy Forum supports the Freedom Flotilla, with an active presence on the boats and from the perspective that gives us the first-hand knowledge of what is happening with the ships of "Women on their way to Gaza, Flotilla de la...

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IFE-EFI Statement - Presidential elections in Turkey, a feminist perspective

28 Jun 2018
The percentage of women in Turkey’s 600 seats parliament has increased from less than 15% to 17.1%, with a total of 103 seats occupied by women and 497 by men. However, this percentage remains very low, and it is useful to remind here that today in...

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IFE-EFI Statement - Euromed Feminist Initiative Condemns U.S. Withdrawal from UN Human Rights Council

21 Jun 2018
Unsurprisingly, and after pulling out of UNESCO, Washington has decided to withdraw of the UN Human Rights Council. This latest announcement made on Tuesday the 19th of June by Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the UN, resonated as another...

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