EuroMed Feminist Initiative (EFI) is implementing the program “Supporting political transition in Syria through gender-sensitive social reconstruction”, funded by the Swedish International Development and Cooperation agency (SIDA). This program aims at contributing to inclusive gender-sensitive peace-building and social reconstruction process in Syria by promoting women’s rights, combatting violence against women and girls (VAWG) and gender discrimination and ensuring women’s role and meaningful participation at all levels of political, social and economic reconstruction in Syria.
EuroMed Feminist Initiative (EFI) in partnership with Mussawa (WSC) organized a two-day workshop entitled “How to contribute to a democratic transition in Syria? A feminist perspective” on 17-18 November 2018 in Paris. This workshop was held in the framework of the program" Towards Sustainable Peace and Democracy in Syria Through Strengthening Civil Society and Women's Rights", funded by Sweden.
Euromed Feminist Initiative IFE- EFI will conduct a workshop on the “Provision of psychosocial support and legal counselling” in Beirut from the 15th of July to the 19th of July 2018. This event is organized in the frame of the program “Towards sustainable peace and democracy in Syria through strengthening civil society and women’s rights” funded by SIDA.
The Euro-Med Women’s Rights Civil Society conference took place on 22-23 November 2017 at Samiramis Intercontinental hotel, Egypt. This event was organized by Euromed Feminist Initiative and funded by the European Union. The conference gathered over 130 representatives from 107 women’s rights and human rights organizations and networks as well as gender experts, academia and media from 26 countries.
The Euro-Med Women’s Rights Civil Society Conference will take place on 22-23 November 2017 at Samiramis Intercontinental Hotel, Cairo, Egypt. This event is funded by the European Union.
391 civil society organizations across 98 countries signed the women, peace and security civil society open letter prepared by the NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security.
On 26th of September, king Salman bin Abdul Aziz issued a royal decree allowing Saudi women to drive and obtain driving licenses in the only country in the world where women weren’t allowed to drive.
The Jordanian parliament voted to abolish article 308 of the Penal Code which allowed rapists to escape punishment if they marry their victims.