women's rights

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 women.

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International Conference on Electoral Systems and Gender Equality in Democratic Transitions, March 2018, Geneva


The choice of the electoral system is one of the most important political issues, in particular in countries emerging  from  conflicts  and/or  decades  of  authoritarian  regimes,  and  striving  towards a  democratic transition.  Crucial part of this choice is the representation of oppressed people, especially women who are structurally marginalized and excluded.  This choice could provide the possibility to have women’s voices finally heard, ensuring that the historical imbalance in their political participation as a candidates or voters is


Outcomes of the CSW 61 Panel Discussion: “Ensuring Women’s Participation in Future Political and Economic Decision-Making in Syria Now”

Syria, syria crisis, women in syria, gender equality

The 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61) took place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, from 13 – 24 March 2017. The Permanent Mission of Sweden, in collaboration with Euromed Feminist Initiative and Women’s UN Report Network (WUNRN), co-hosted a panel discussion on “Ensuring Women’s Participation in Future Political and Economic Decision-making in Syria Now”. 


National Roundtable "From Ministerial Conclusions to gender equality policy making in the Euro-Med region", Lebanon, April 2017

The national roundtable “From Ministerial Conclusions to gender equality policy making in the Euro-Med region”, under the patronage of the Minister of State for Women’s Affairs H.E. Jean Ogasapian, and with the support of the European Union, took place on 6th of April 2017 at hotel Riviera.