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Photo Essay: Claiming space with a North African feminist festival

This autumn brought the third edition of Chouftouhonna, the Tunis International Feminist Art Festival. Chouftouhonna is an intersectional feminist space by and for women, questioning gender roles and breaking the importance of patriarchy. 

Source: Nora Silva and AWID

Photo Essay: Claiming space with a North African feminist festival

This autumn brought the third edition of Chouftouhonna, the Tunis International Feminist Art Festival. Chouftouhonna is an intersectional feminist space by and for women, questioning gender roles and breaking the importance of patriarchy. 

Source: Nora Silva and AWID

Program Advisor with Focus on Small Business Development

Deadline: Until filled

Location: St Paul, USA

Organization: Mary’s Pence

Responsibilities will include training, ongoing coaching, sharing best practices for small businesses and model businesses, and developing markets and addressing market issues.

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Decolonial Solidarity in the Fight Against Corporate Power in Morocco

In a world where expropriation and corporate power is the norm, sociologist, filmmaker and Franco-Moroccan activist Soraya El Kahlaoui made a film on the struggle of the Ghich L’Oudaya tribe in Morocco, and the role of women in particular. 

Source: AWID

AWID in solidarity with Mozn Hassan and Nazra for Feminist Studies in Egypt

Last Saturday, on 25 March 2017, AWID alongside other international organizations, attended a special Right Livelihood Award ceremony in Cairo where Mozn Hassan was  honoured  "for asserting the equality and rights of women in circumstances where they are subject to ongoing violence, abuse and discrimination."

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AWID in solidarity with Mozn Hassan and Nazra for Feminist Studies in Egypt

Last Saturday, on 25 March 2017, AWID alongside other international organizations, attended a special Right Livelihood Award ceremony in Cairo where Mozn Hassan was  honoured  "for asserting the equality and rights of women in circumstances where they are subject to ongoing violence, abuse and discrimination."

Source: AWID

AWID in solidarity with Mozn Hassan and Nazra for Feminist Studies in Egypt

Last Saturday, on 25 March 2017, AWID alongside other international organizations, attended a special Right Livelihood Award ceremony in Cairo where Mozn Hassan was  honoured  "for asserting the equality and rights of women in circumstances where they are subject to ongoing violence, abuse and discrimination."

Source: AWID

Egypt: Administrative closure of El Nadeem Center

The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a partnership of the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) and FIDH, has received new information and requests your urgent intervention in the following situation in Egypt.

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Egypt: Further Information: Worrying escalation in the crackdown on NGOs

A spurious investigation into Egyptian human rights organizations has escalated. On 7 December, prominent women’s rights defender and lawyer Azza Soliman was arrested and charged. On 12 December, a court hearing is expected to decide on the freezing of her assets. Separately, a new draconian NGO bill is awaiting the President’s signature.

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“What has Azza done?”: Azza Soliman, a unique feminist at risk

The escalation of judicial harassment against Azza Soliman triggered many angry, but also surprised, reactions: “what has Azza done?” This indeed is a question I would like to answer.

Source: Open Democracry