16 Sep 2020 15:17:00
Grant for Southern Mediterranean civil society to reinforce support and protection mechanisms for victims/survivors of gender-based violence.Lisbon 16/09/2020
The North-South Centre of the Council of Europe is launching a call for the attribution of grants...
26 Jun 2020 10:33:00Lisbon 26/06/2020
The North-South Centre of the Council of Europe is launching a call for experts in the framework...
03 Apr 2020 16:29:00LISBON 03/04/2020
In November last year, we informed about the launch of the Womenpreneur Tour, aiming to highlight...
09 Mar 2020 17:20:00Lisbon 09/03/2020
On the occasion of the 8th March, the International Women’s Day, we are celebrating the...
25 Nov 2019 00:04:00Lisbon 25/11/2019
For the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, which starts today, on the...
The Women Empowerment (WE) programme leads awareness raising, capacity building and networking activities to build effective regional cooperation between the relevant stakeholders to advance gender equality and women’s rights in Europe, Middle East and Africa.
The WE Programme aims at empowering women by promoting a common understanding and unanimous condemnation of all forms of discrimination against women and girls within two projects:
In the framework of the South Programme IV “Regional Support to Reinforce Human Rights, Rule of Law and Democracy in the Southern Mediterranean”, WE against gender-based violence project is supporting the on-the-ground enforcement of key practices focusing on the protection of women and girls victims survivors of gender-based violence in the Euro-Mediterranean region.
The North-South Centre raises awareness on obstacles and barriers, whether dictated by social norms or legal frameworks, which stand between survivors of sexual violence and access to justice. To promote a non-stereotyped view and to encourage the public opinion to support survivors of violence the North-South Centre created « Listen to us ». The video Listen to Us is the result of collaboration between the North-South Centre and youth artists from Algeria and Jordan. Houss Ine, member of the project SKIMI Radio in Algeria and creator the soundtrack, and the filmmaker Maysoon, creator of the Falak project in Jordan, were responsible for the creative direction of the video inspired by real stories and testimonies of survivors of sexual violence. The narrative was conceived with the support of young activists from Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine and Portugal.