Report Launching of the 2021 Regional Index on Violence against Women

05 Oct 2022

To follow up on the implementation of the Ministerial Declaration of the 4th UfM Ministerial Conference (November 27th, 2017 Cairo), in the area of combating violence against women and girls (VAWG) and Women, Peace, Security Agenda (WPSA), EuroMed Feminist Initiative (EFI) has implemented since 2019 multiyear regional program “Combating VAWG in the Southern Mediterranean” funded by the European Union (EU) and established the Regional Civil Society Observatory (RCSO) as an independent mechanism to follow up on the implementation of the Ministerial Declaration in the mentioned area. The RCSO is hosted in the regional office of EuroMed Feminist Initiative in Amman, Jordan. The conference aimed to launch the 2021 Regional Index on VAWG and discuss the main results, scope and use of the findings on the national and regional policy levels. The conference also aimed to provide policy recommendations on combating VAWG.