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

National Policy Dialogue – Egypt

Women's Rights Civil Society Organizations, EuroMed Feminist Initiative (EFI), Appropriate Communication Techniques for Development (ACT), and Edraak Foundation for Development and Equality (EFDE) held a National Policy Dialogue on November 18 in Cairo, Egypt, as part of the Regional Campaign on Zero Tolerance for Violence Against Women and Girls, launched in 2019.

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2nd Experts Group Meeting Regional Observatory on VAWG

Building on the outcomes of the first meeting held in Amman in August 2021, the Regional Observatory on Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) hosted by the EuroMed Feminist Initiative (EFI), held its second expert group meeting in Paris, France on September 29, and September 30. The Expert Group discussed the Regional Index’s framework and the application of composite indicators method, as well as the mechanism of work for developing the 2021 VAWG Index.

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2nd Experts Group Meeting Regional Observatory on VAWG

Building on the outcomes of the first meeting held in Amman in August 2021, the Regional Observatory on Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) hosted by the EuroMed Feminist Initiative (EFI), held its second expert group meeting in Paris, France on September 29, and September 30. The Expert Group discussed the Regional Index’s framework and the application of composite indicators method, as well as the mechanism of work for developing the 2021 VAWG Index.

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Expert Group Meeting - Regional Index on VAWG

The Regional Observatory on Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) hosted by the EuroMed Feminist Initiative in Amman, Jordan, invited in expert group of researchers, legal and gender expert to its first meeting to discuss the developing of the second edition of the Regional Index on VAWG. The objective is to continuously provide expert insights and analysis on the content, scope and use of the Regional Index on VAWG at national and regional level, with a view to continuously improving its quality, relevance, and impact in combating VAWG.

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