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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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Launching ABC for Gender Sensitive Legislation Handbook

The EuroMed Feminist Initiative is launching the “ABC for Gender Sensitive Legislation”, the second handbook in the series ABC.

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Roundtable: Engendering the Crisis Response in Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq

As the Syrian armed conflict has entered its tenth year, challenges related to protracted displacement, shrinking livelihoods, collapsing economies, and weak protection frameworks, have yielded various consequences for women living in Syria’s neig

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Latest Publications

Violence Against Women and Girls in the South Mediterranean STUDY BRIEF

13 Apr 2021
Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG) is a global phenomenon and is recognised, in line with international human rights standards, as a violation of women’s human rights. Important efforts have been made in recent years to adapt national...

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ABC for a Gender Sensitive Legislation

24 Feb 2021
The second in the ABC series; and following up on the first handbook “ABC for a Gender Sensitive Constitution”, this ABC aims to bring insight, raise awareness, and stimulate debate on the need to mainstream gender perspective in law making and...

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Press Release - Raising the Legal Age for Marriage in Lebanon to the Age of 18: an Overdue Priority

22 Dec 2020
A panel discussion on child marriage in Lebanon and the needed legislative reform, was held today by the Lebanon National Gender Observatory in collaboration with EuroMed Feminist Initiative and the Lebanese Democratic Women’s Gathering (RDFL), in...

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