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Al-JANA/ARCPA works with communities that face marginalization in Lebanon in building on their strengths, and documenting and disseminating their empowering experiences and cultural contributions. Stemming from its work in the arts, AL-JANA also produces learning and creative resources by and for children and youth.
Vision

Children and youth grounded in the learning of their community's historical and cultural experiences and engaged in critical reflection and self-expression, are thus able to become strong advocates of community issues and active agents in their community's development. They are thus able to build on their strengths, and to turn challenges into opportunities for creative problem solving, growth and learning.

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Womenwatch is the central gateway to information and resources on the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women throughout the United Nations system, including the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), the United Nations Secretariat, regional commissions, funds, programmes, specialized agencies, and academic and research institutions. The portal contains a directory of resources on selected topics including the critical areas of concern of the Beijing Platform for Action, statistics and indicators, gender mainstreaming and online clearinghouses on themes currently on the United Nations global agenda, such as climate change. Recent developments also include

Regional

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The Women's Foundation for the Mediterranean: Is intended to support field projects destined for women Based on networking key players for achieving equality Draws on the knowledge on equality, gender and women.

Lebanese

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Association profile available in 3 languages. ( English, Arabic and French). In brief: "Lebanese Institute for Economic and Social Integrated development) is a Lebanese association born in 1986. Since 1988, it has a legal status under the Lebanese law on associations.
The ILDES, being an NGO with non-lucrative aim, is interested in the Lebanese population displaced from its places of origin by the wars that devastated Lebanon from 1975 to 1990.
Its mission is to contribute to a return to the conviviality and inter-community life that prevailed in Lebanon before the wars (1975-1990), and which constituted its specificity and its great value."

eWomenNetwork (Websites)
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eWomenNetwork, is widely recognized as the Premier Women's Business Network in North America. In brief : "We have a dynamic and diversified culture that celebrates the brilliance of women entrepreneurs, business owners and corporate professionals."

Women Gateway (Websites)
Regional

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Women Gateway was established in 2002 as a joint venture project between the Bahrain Business Women's Society and Al-Nadeem Information Technology. The portal received special care and continuous support from HRH Princess Sabika Bent Ibrahim Alkhalifa wife of his majisty the King of Bahrain , President of the Supreme Council for Women.

Women Gateway addresses the Arab women and provide them with the information and services needed, aiming to enhance their contributions to the development of their communities, and improve their performance in the various fields of bussiness and professions.

Lebanese

Organisation Website : portal in english in brief : "ADR's mission is to empower the marginalized and help them make a better living through economic and social development projects.
Our specific objectives are:
Give access to training, tools, information and financial services.
Give better access to labor market and help to set income generating projects.
Encourage partnership and decentralized cooperation.
Projects are designed and implemented according to the wishes and needs of the local population. "

International

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Promoting gender EQUALITY between MEN and WOMEN in the Euro-Mediterranean:
Gender equality is a fundamental objective for the States in the Euro-Mediterranean area. They see it as a vector of democracy and peace in a region which aspires to coexistence, stability and prosperity and where the emancipation of women is regarded as a factor of development for society as a whole.

International

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Platform profile available in 3 languages. ( English, Arabic and Dansk). In brief : "WoMen Dialogue is a platform for cooperation and debate on gender and women's rights issues, and for the exchange of knowledge between Danish and Arab civil society. It is provided by KVINFO, the Danish Centre for Information on Gender, Equality and Ethnicity. The site primarily informs about joint partnership activities, but also presents relevant news from Denmark and the Middle East on legal reform processes and community development related to gender, equality and women's rights. "

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The National Organization for Women (NOW) is the largest organization of feminist activists in the United States. NOW has 500,000 contributing members and 550 chapters in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Since its founding in 1966, NOW's goal has been to take action to bring about equality for all women. NOW works to eliminate discrimination and harassment in the workplace, schools, the justice system, and all other sectors of society; secure abortion, birth control and reproductive rights for all women; end all forms of violence against women; eradicate racism, sexism and homophobia; and promote equality and justice in our society.

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