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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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A National Roundtable on Engendering Policies and Strategies in Security Institutions, August 2019, lebanon

A  roundtable on Engendering Policies and Strategies in Security Institutions was held in Beirut, Lebanon in the frame of the project “Strengthening access to protection, participation and services for women refugees, IDPs and host communities,” funded by the European Union Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis, The EU “Madad” Fund. 

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National Roundtable on the Reality of Women's Economic Participation, Challenges and Solutions, August 2019, Amman

The national roundtable "The Reality of Women's Economic Participation, Challenges and Solutions” took place on August 29 at the Jordanian Parliament. It was organised in partnership with the Coalition of Women MPs from the Arab Countries to Combat Violence against Women in the frame of the project “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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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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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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Latest Publications

Press Release - National Roundtable on the Reality of Women's Economic Participation, Challenges and Solutions, August 2019, Amman

29 Aug 2019
The national roundtable "The Reality of Women's Economic Participation, Challenges and Solutions” took place on August 29 at the Jordanian Parliament under the patronage of H.E. Mr. Atef Tarawneh, the Speaker of the Parliament. It was organised in...

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Press Release - National Roundtable on Engendering Policies and Strategies in Security Institutions, August 2019, Lebanon

28 Aug 2019
BEIRUT, LEBANON - The National Gender Observatory, hosted in the Ministry of State for the Economic Empowerment of Women and Youth (EEWAY), in partnership with the Internal Security Forces, General Security and EuroMed Feminist Initiative held a...

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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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