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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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Latest News

On-line Regional Policy Dialogue on Combating VAWG and Strengthening Women´s Rights in the Context of Covid-19 pandemic

In the frame of the regional project “Combating Violence against Women in the Southern Mediterranean Region”, funded by the European Union, a Policy Dialogue on Combating Violence Against Women and Girls and Strengthening Women´s Rights in the Context of Covid - 19 pandemic was held online in partnership with the Ministry of Social Development of Jordan on 21 September 2020. 

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Women's Rights and Gender Equality Activists Attend Study Visit to Lisbon

EuroMed Feminist Initiative (EFI) organized a study trip to Lisbon, Portugal between the 8th and the 11th of September 2020 in the frame of the project “Toward sustainable peace and democracy in Syria through strengthening civil society and women’s rights” funded by Sweden.

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An Online Roundtable on Supporting a Survivor-led Justice Movement

In the frame of the project "Enhancing women’s Participation in Decision-Making and Peacebuilding Processes in Syria" funded by the European Union, an online roundtable on Supporting a Survivor-led Justice Movement was organized on 30 July 2020. It was organized by the EuroMed Feminist Initiative in partnership with Legal Action Worldwide (LAW).

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Training workshops for CSOs and CBOs on Violence Against Women and Girls, Jordan

In the framework of the project “Combating Violence against Women in the Southern Mediterranean Region”, funded by the European Union, AWO held two training workshops on Violence Against Women and Girls on 27 - 28 July, 2020 in Irbid and Mafraq governorates in Jordan. The workshops aimed at strengthening the capacities of the CBOs and CSOs on CEDAW, UNSCR 1325, Istanbul Convention, CS Declaration 2017, 4th UfM Ministerial Declaration and legal discrimination within the Jordanian Personal Status Law and Penal Law.

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Latest Publications

Madad for Women Lebanon Newsletter - October 2020

16 Oct 2020
The Madad for Women programme geared all its efforts towards providing protective services in Lebanon for women and girls which were classified as “vital” during Covid-19, and particularly following the blast that hit Beirut in August....

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Madad for Women Iraq Newsletter - October 2020

15 Oct 2020
The Madad for Women programme has geared all its efforts towards providing online protective services for women and girls and which have been classified as “vital” during Covid-19. Through domestic violence hotlines, awareness raising...

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Beirut Blast: Lebanon National Gender Observatory Roundtable puts forward Gender-Sensitive Emergency Response

15 Oct 2020
Following the Beirut blast on 4 August, the Lebanon National Gender Observatory developed gender sensitive recommendations to respond to the emergency in Lebanon. The recommendations were presented at a round table bringing together representatives...

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Lebanon National Gender Observatory Recommendations: Gendered Emergency Response to the Current Crisis

15 Oct 2020
The Lebanon National Gender Observatory (hereafter the Observatory) held an on-line meeting of the Steering Committee on 27 August 2020 to discuss the emergency response to the multiple crises Lebanon faces today and consolidate gender-based...

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