Behind the doors – Violence against women in EuroMed area

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  • To raise awareness of participants about gender issue and how this influence the growing of our European and Mediterranean societies nowadays
  • To reinforce the knowledge of participants on women situation in EuroMed Countries and to inform about the different expressions of violence of which the women are objects
  • To identify the common problems in European and Mediterranean countries and develop synergic strategies to fight them
  • To improve the exchanges between people from diverse contexts and to bring together different cultures and traditions
  • To improve quality and impacts of Youth projects


  • TC gathering 30 participants from EuroMed Region
  • Explanation of the political, economical and cultural framework of EuroMed
  • Presentation of the different forms of violence against women represented in EuroMed area (domestic violence, honour crimes, sexual mutilation, trafficking etc) and their geographical presence –movement of cultural specificities
  • Reflection groups on the root of this violence
  • Development of intercultural strategies to fight against these violence
  • Presentation of the Youth in Action program, of the EuroMed Gender Connection network
  • Preparation of new youth projects focused on Gender Issues and on fight against violence


  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • EuroMed Movement (Malta)
  • CIENA (Portugal)
  • Generating Ideas (Estonia)
  • Young Moretz Yachad (Israel)
  • EU Activities Center (Turkey)
  • Arab Forum for Cultural Interaction (Jordan)
  • SDA – Sustainable Development Association (Egypt)

The project

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Date of the project

01/04/2007 – 30/09/2007

DG of reference

DG EAC, Youth in Action Programme – 3.1 Cooperation with the Neighbouring Countries of the European Union



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