Supporting gender equality in the audiovisual sector: four projects win EU grants

October 12, 2017
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Four projects supporting gender equality in the audiovisual sector have been selected for grants by the SouthMedWiA project, co-funded by the European Union under its regional programme MedFilm.

Of the 69 applications received, the SouthMedWiA Evaluation Committee evaluated 21 proposals which complied with the eligibility criteria. On the basis of this evaluation 4 projects were selected for grants:

  • Rewriting The Story About VAW: Media Students Creating Tipping Points coordinated by HarassMap, Egypt.
  • FEMMES: Paroles et Cinéma coordinated by Cinémathèque de Tanger, Morocco.
  • Breaking taboos and changing the image of women in the audiovisual sector in the Arab Region coordinated by Muntada – The Arab Forum for Education, Sexuality and Reproductive Health, Palestine.
  • One Woman Show coordinated by Wasabi, Tunisia.

With these four grants, SouthMedWiA has allocated the funds available for this call (340,000 €). The four projects selected will be implemented from October 2017 to February 2019.

SouthMedWiA is designed to promote and support gender equality in the audiovisual sector, contributing to sustainable development and cultural diversity, in seven Southern Mediterranean countries: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia.

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Countries covered:

  • Egypt
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Tunisia