EuroMed Feminist Initiative (EFI) is a policy network that provides expertise in the field of gender equality and women’s rights as inseparable from democracy building and citizenship, and advocates for political solutions to all conflicts, and for the right of peoples to self-determination. EFI seeks to improve and promote women’s rights as universal human rights, the value of gender equality and the use of non-violent means to solve conflicts. Our criterion and position align with the international resolutions and conventions and regional instruments promoting the universality of women’s rights and strengthening women's impact and voices in conflict resolution.
EFI is implementing in partnership with Syrian feminist organisations and human rights organisations the program “Supporting political transition in Syria through gender-sensitive social reconstruction”, funded by the Swedish International Development and Cooperation agency (SIDA). In the frame of the program, a platform will be established providing relevant feminist resources, studies, research, and information on feminist initiatives in Syria, for Syria and in the region.
EFI-IFE is cooperating with Musawa in this project. Musawa is an organization whose primary mission is to promote a democratic and human rights culture, that is especially concerned with women's rights and gender equality, and to contribute to eliminating all forms of discrimination and violence against women, and to empowering women and their effective participation in political, economic, social and cultural fields.
Objectives of the consultancy
The creation of an online platform that provides access to relevant data on Women’s Rights, Gender Equality, and women’s participation. Gathering relevant feminist resources, studies, research, and information on feminist initiatives in Syria, for Syria and in the region. The platform will also be used to feature the courses and seminars provided at the feminist school. The platform will include materials in both Arabic and English.
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