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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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Regional Forum - Enhancing Gender Equality and Engendering A Response to the Syrian Crisis in Host Communities

The Regional Forum “Enhancing Gender Equality and Engendering a Response to the Syrian Crisis in Host women Countries” took place on the 3rd of July 2019 at the Grand Sérail, Lebanon to enhance mutual understanding about the gaps in implementing women’s rights, protecting the most vulnerable women and addressing laws discriminating against them. The Forum took place in the frame of the gender program “Strengthening access to protection, participation and services for women refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs), and women in the host communities in Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq” funded by the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis, the EU MADAD Fund.

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International Conference Women's Court: Feminist Access to Justice

Ms. Joumana Seif, lawyer and women rights activists, participated at the International Conference Women's court: Feminist access to justice and shared the story of Syrian women: from the organization of feminist rebellions to the creation of networks inside and outside Syria. She also explained how sexual violence is used as a weapon and stressed the necessity of Transitional Justice in Syria.

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Call for Proposals - Lebanon

In the frame of the multi-county project " Strengthening access to protection, participation and services for women refugees, Internally Displaced People (IDPs) and women in the host communities in Lebanon”, funded by the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis, the EU “MADAD” Fund, EuroMed Feminist Initiative (EFI) in partnership with its partners in Lebanon, Care International in Lebanon (CIL), Legal Action Worldwide (LAW) and Lebanese Democratic Women’s Gathering (RDFL) re-inviting the local organizations to submit their proposals on Gender Equality and Social and Legal Change in their communities.

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Lobby trip to the United Nations, July 2019

In the frame of the 41st session of the UN Human Rights Council, EuroMed Feminist Initiative organized a lobby trip in Geneva for a delegation of Syrian women rights activists. The purpose of the trip, which took place from 1 to 4 July 2019, was to create a platform of dialogue with different stakeholders and decision-makers in order to lobby for prioritizing women’s rights and gender equality in the constitutional and transitional processes.  

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Latest Publications

Brief - Launching of the Regional Campaign on Zero Tolerance for Violence Against Women and Girls

25 Aug 2019
The Regional Campaign on Zero Tolerance for Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG)  was launched on 2-3 May 2019 in Amman during a conference that gathered 140 participants from 14 countries in the Euro-Med region. They included civil society...

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Brief- Regional Experts Roundtable on Combating Discrimination Against Women (VAW) in Legislation", 17 June 2019, Beirut

19 Aug 2019
The Regional Experts Roundtable was held on 17 June 2019 in Beirut. The roundtable took place in the frame of the Regional Campaign on Zero Tolerance for Violence against Women and Girls, launched by EuroMed Feminist Initiative and a consortium of...

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Brief - Regional Experts Roundtable on Gender Equality Through Education, 18th June 2019, Beirut

19 Aug 2019
The Regional Experts Roundtable on Gender Equality Through Education took place on 18th June 2019 in Beirut. It gathered education and gender experts, researchers and ministerial representatives from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, France, Lebanon,...

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Press Release - Regional Forum on Enhancing Gender Equality and Engendering the Syrian Crisis Response in Host Countries, July 2019, Grand Sérail, Beirut

03 Jul 2019
The Regional Forum “Enhancing Gender Equality and Engendering the Syrian Crisis Response in Host Countries Lebanon, Iraq, and Jordan” took place under the patronage and in the presence of the President of the Council of Ministers, H.E Saad Hariri,...

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