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The e-library hosted by portal is intended to be a resources hub and seeks to facilitate access to knowledge related to gender, development, trade and economy, economic and social development and other related subjects... The resources are intended to be used by academics, researchers, students and practitioners.

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The King Abdullah II Fund for Development (KAFD) was established by a royal decree in 2001 as a non-governmental organization. Its aim was to support the Jordanian community by driving human and infrastructure development. KAFD works to further develop key sectors in Jordan and improve local standards of living for all segments of the Jordanian community, targeting individuals, public and private sectors and civil society organizations.


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Pathways of Women's Empowerment links academics, activists and practitioners working to advance women's empowerment locally, regionally and through global policy processes. Our network is organised around five research institutes, who will act as "hubs" for research and communications in their regions.


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AFAEMME is an Association of Organisations of Mediterranean Businesswomen composed by a total of twenty-three Associations Members located throughout all Mediterranean from Spain to Syria, passing through Morocco, Algeria, France, Italy, Croatia, Albania, Greece, Malta, Cyprus, Turkey, Lebanon, Egypt and Jordan.
They are a Platform of International Projects financed by International Institutions like the European Commission. For an optimal development of the projects, they count on the collaboration of other Associations of Businesswomen and Gender Equality to foster the enterprise and economic objectives. they also organize seminaries, workshops and European conferences.


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Association profile available in 2 languages. ( English, and French). In brief: "The Lebanese Cooperative for Development (LCD) is aimed at financing individual projects that will endorse and or promote solidarity within the context of Lebanese unification. The Lebanese Cooperative for Development (LCD), was founded in February 1992 at Antelias, Lebanon.
The purpose is fourfold:

1- To encourage Lebanese in rural areas to remain in the area and work the land.

2- To help displaced Lebanese to return to their areas and engage in economic activities.

3- To stop Lebanese from migrating to urban areas in Lebanon or to other countries.

4- To prompt Lebanese abroad to return to their country."

Digital Women (Websites)

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Digital Women provides small business tips for women including business loans for women, bad credit loans and free grant information for business startup and women entrepreneurs.


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The MENA BWN represents a unified voice for women committed to social progress through economic development. "Registered as its own entity in November 2010 in the Kingdom of Bahrain, the MENA BWN today is made up of ten businesswomen's organizations, representing almost 2,500 members, who are country “Hubs” in the Network and whose leaders share a vision for women's economic empowerment in the MENA region. The founding members are businesswomen's organizations in Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Qatar, Tunisia and the UAE/Dubai."


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Association Najdeh is registered since 1978 with the Ministry of the Interior as a Lebanese social organization with headquarters in Beirut. Association Najdeh is a Lebanese NGO that works in and around the Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon, targeting primarily women and children. Najdeh has projects in Beirut, Tripoli (north), Sidon (south), Tyre (south-south) and Beqaa (central north).
Najdeh offers several programs including vocational training, literacy, scholastic tutorials and English language classes, as well as social assistance by providing educational scholarships and health care for the women and their families. Loans for income generating projects are also disbursed to eligible beneficiaries, while the pre-school education program encompasses several kindergartens and a nursery, Simultaneously, the projects' consciousness raisingcommunity ctivities on basic human rights and civil righs also contribute in society building and community participation.



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