Press Releases

National Consultation on Developing Regional Guidelines for Women, Peace and Security Agenda, Jordan

As part of the Regional Campaign on Zero Tolerance for Violence Against Women and Girls, funded by the European Union. Arab Women Organization and EuroMed Feminist Initiative held a National Consultation on Developing Regional Guidelines for Women, Peace and Security Agenda on November 13 in Amman, Jordan under the patronage of H.E. Ms. Basma Ishaqat, Minister of Social Development. The consultation aimed at fostering a common understanding of Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Agenda and developing guidelines for the implementation of the agenda on national and regional levels.
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Media Campaign on Zero Tolerance for Violence Against Women and Girls

Press conferences were held on 22nd - 23rd of September 2019 in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia to officially launch a Media Campaign on Zero Tolerance for Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG). The Media Campaign is a part of a broader Regional Campaign on Combating Violence against Women and Girls in the Southern Mediterranean Region, initiated in January 2019 by EuroMed Feminist Initiative in consortium with 9 women’s rights organizations from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco Palestine and Tunisia, and funded by the European Union.
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Launching of the Regional Campaign on Zero Tolerance for Violence Against Women and Girls

The Regional Campaign on Zero Tolerance for Violence Against Women and Girls was launched on 2-3 May 2019 in Amman, Jordan in the frame of the project “Combating Violence against Women in the Southern Mediterranean Region”, funded by the EU. The launching conference gathered about 140 participants from 14 countries in the Euro-Med region. The participants represented ministries, institutions, political parties, CSOs and CBOs. They also included members of parliaments, gender, and legal experts and activists, journalists and researchers.
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Regional Experts Roundtable on Promoting Gender Equality Through Education

In the frame of the project “Combating Violence against Women in the Southern Mediterranean Region”, funded by the EU, a Regional Experts Roundtable “Promoting Gender Equality Through Education” was held on 18 June 2019 in Beirut, Lebanon. The roundtable gathered 27 legal and gender experts and researchers from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia, France, and Sweden, as well as representatives from the ministry of education from Jordan and Lebanon.
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Combating Violence against Women in the Southern Mediterranean Region

Launched in January 1st 2019, EuroMed Feminist Initiative EFI and a consortium of women´s rights organizations in Algeria, Egypt, Jordan Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, and Tunisia started implementing a three-year regional project “Combating Violence against Women in the Southern Mediterranean Region”, funded by the EU.
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