In light of the current backlash against women’s rights in the Euro-Mediterranean region and beyond, EuroMed Rights is working to counter regression on progress made by actively opposing the forces driving the backlash. Discover more below on the situation of women’s fight in the following countries
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European Parliament vote on Europol Cooperation with third countries: Compromising on Human Rights will not bring greater safety
Press Release Brussels, 4 July 2018 Despite strong warnings by the European Data Protection Supervisor, the European Parliament, at its plenary session in Strasbourg, has voted today on the controversial proposal on personal data exchange between Europol and eight third countries – Egypt, Morocco, Algeria, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Tunisia and Israel. EuroMed Rights expresses its … Continued
On 25 April 2018, the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs of the European Parliament (LIBE) will hold a joint debate on recommendations for Council Decisions authorising the opening of negotiations for agreements between the European Union and Jordan, Turkey, Lebanon, Israel, Tunisia, Morocco, Egypt and Algeria on the exchange of personal data … Continued
A very special International Women’s Day will be celebrated this year. In the past few months, thousands of women have dared to break the silence and denounce the violence and discriminations they have been – and continue to be – victims of. EuroMed Rights applauds this unprecedented global movement for women’s rights. In partnership with … Continued
EuroMed Rights is taking part in the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, from 25 November, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day. EuroMed Rights’ Vice-President, Nabia Haddouche, declares: “Violence against women is not only a Hollywood scenario. It happens everywhere in the world and affects … Continued
International Refugee Day 2016 In a bid to celebrate International Refugee Day, EuroMed Rights gives an overview of the situation of refugees in the Euro-Mediterranean region. Today more than ever, migration and asylum issues have topped the European agenda and this year more than ever, today must serve as a sharp reminder of the obstacles … Continued
International Day for Women’s rights On this International Women’s Day, EuroMed Rights gives an overview of the situation with regard to violence against women in the Euro-Mediterranean region. From North to South, women are still facing a multitude of challenges. Mentalities, traditions, inequalities between men and women, weaknesses of institutional and legislative frameworks, lack … Continued
On the occasion of the new European Commission taking office, the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network (EMHRN) has published country factsheets on the ENP Progress Reports.
This publication is the first part of a Regional Study on Freedom of Assembly in the Euro‑Mediterranean Region. It specifically deals with the legislative framework that enshrines the right to assembly in different countries.
Jordan’s government is violating the right to freedom of association by denying, without explanation, a civil society organization permission to accept foreign funding, Human Rights Watch said today.