Combating Violence against Women in the Southern Mediterranean Region

The overall objective of the project is to contribute to the elimination of all forms of violence against women and girls (VAWG) in the Southern Neighborhood.

The specific objectives of the project are:

  • VAWG is addressed by civil society (CS) and decision makers alike as a social and political issue.
  • Increased capacities and number of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) that combat VAWG. 
  • The establishment of a civil society Regional Observatory to follow up and monitor the governmental commitments in the area of VAWG, WPS and PVE as per the 4th UfM Ministerial Declaration (Cairo, 2017). 
Location: 
Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, and Tunisia
Duration: 
2019 - 2022

Workshop on Common Agenda and VAWG

EFI organised a workshop on the Common Agenda, on 2nd and 3rd July, that brought together 26 young Syrian activists from different organisations in Europe. The workshop aimed to equip activists with the necessary thematic knowledge on gender equality, highlighting important issues such as United Nation Security Council Resolution 1325 and the question of violence against women and girls. 

Supported by the Swedish International Development Agency

English

5 – 6 MAY 2022 : SIDE-EVENT & GENDER ADVOCACY GROUP MEETING AHEAD OF THE BRUSSELS CONFERENCE ON SYRIA

In the framework of the SIDA-funded programme « Supporting political transition in Syria through gender-sensitive social reconstruction » and in preparation of the Brussels Conference : « Supporting the future of Syria and the region » (9-10 May 2022), EuroMed Feminist Initiative and the Syrian Gender Advocacy Group (GAG) organised a side event followed by a GAG meeting (5-6 May 2022).

English

Pages