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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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Civil Society Consultation: Discussing Gender Equality, Women’s Rights and Participation in the Syrian Context

EuroMed Feminist Initiative (EFI) and the Coalition of Syrian Women for Democracy (CSWD) held a civil society consultation meeting on the 9th and 10th of March 2020 in Beirut on developing guidelines for Women, Peace and Security Agenda (WPSA) in Syria. The Consultation was jointly supported by the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) and the European Union (EU) and offered a platform for a major brainstorming conversation of over 65 participants.

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She Stands on Her Own Feet

“The training was very useful. They taught us how to work as a team, to cooperate and respect each other, in addition to preparing us for a future job."

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A Striving Family Business Made by Women for Women

Zeinab, 43, is a mother of seven living in Kofranjeh-Ajloun, Jordan. The job market is tough these days, especially for new graduates like her three daughters, which is why Zeinab had to think outside the box.

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International Women's Day 2020

On the occasion of International Women’s Day 2020, EuroMed Feminist Initiative reiterates its commitment to Zero Tolerance for Violence Against Women and Girls, its support for women in power and for full citizenship and substantive equality for w

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Latest Publications

Press Release - Civil Society Conference Held to Discuss Localization of Iraq 2nd NAP for UNSCR 1325

04 Feb 2020
Alliance 1325, an Iraqi national initiative that advocates for women’s rights and the implementation of Iraq’s National Action Plan (NAP) for the United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325, held a two-day National Civil Society...

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EFI Statement - Deal of the Century

31 Jan 2020
EuroMed Feminist Initiative as a policy network of women’s rights organizations from the two shores of the Mediterranean, expresses a deep concern about the threatening consequences of the “Deal of Century”, announced by US president Donald Trump....

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Press Release - Ministry of Women Affairs and PWWSD Sign a Memorandum of Understanding to Combat Violence Against Women and Girls

06 Jan 2020
Dr. Amal Hamad, the Minister of Women Affairs signed today with the Palestinian Working Woman Society for Development (PWWSD), represented by its General Director Ms. Amal Khreisheh, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on "Combating Violence against...

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Press Release - Beauty Training Programme Gives Hope to Jordanian and Syrian Women

16 Dec 2019
Amman, 16 December 2019 - 21 Syrian refugee women and 22 Jordanian women graduated today from an intensive vocational training programme in beauty care and hairdressing. The training supports women’s access to the labour market. It was...

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