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Civic Engagement

Civic Engagement projects funded by MEPI focused on CSO capacity building and advocacy, and civic education. Projects have aimed to strengthen local engagement, CSO national dialogue, voter ownership, leadership skills and NGO governance.


2010
Violence Against Women: From Theory to Practice
Organization: Lebanese American University
Project: Young Women Leaders Program

The presentation describes societal causes for gender-based violence in the Middle East, definition, reasons for silence, the role of education, why women stay and myths.

2010
Profit and Loss Tracking Tool
Organization: Institute of International Education (IIE)
Project: Women in Technology (WIT)

This is an excel spreadsheet template for profit and loss tracking. This is part of WIT's Entrepreneurship Training.

2010
Women in Technology Website
Organization: Institute of International Education (IIE)
Project: Women in Technology (WIT)

The Women in Technology (WIT) website includes news, events, features and resources.


2010
The How-To Guide For Student Councils
Organization: Academy for Educational Development (AED)
Project: Establishing Student Councils

The manual is used in workshops to establish and run student councils in Yemen. It focuses on eight areas related to student councils: significance, duties and responsibilities, and formation; elections; the means to begin work; planning and the development of action plans; fundraising; evaluation; leadership skills; and helping the transition to the next year.

2010
Lesson Four: Resolving Conflicts - Teacher's Version
Organization: American Bar Association (ABA)
Project: Qatar Civic Education

This curriculum provides information for teachers to accompany the handout on Resolving Conflicts.

Lesson4.pdf (English)

2010
US-Middle East Partnership for Breast Cancer Awareness and Research Website
Organization: ICF International
Project: US-Middle East Partnership for Breast Cancer Awareness and Research

The website includes breast cancer-related resources for women, advocates and health care professionals, as well as clinical studies and publications, and material from the first MENA Regional Breast Cancer Advocacy Conference.


2010
Breast Health Awareness Program Planning, Sample Curriculum: Lunchtime Information Session
Organization: ICF International
Project: US-Middle East Partnership for Breast Cancer Awareness and Research

The lesson plan includes an overview of breast cancer, statistics, common breast conditions, risk factors, signs and symptoms, early detection and treatment. It was developed with materials from the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation and Johns Hopkins Medicine International.

2010
How to Start a Support Group in your Community
Organization: ICF International
Project: US-Middle East Partnership for Breast Cancer Awareness and Research

The presentation provides information and tools to assist in developing support groups, provides suggestions and ideas, and focuses on steps.

2010
Media Matters: Tips and Tools for Breast Cancer Awareness Leaders, Building Bridges for Advocates Across the MENA Region
Organization: ICF International
Project: US-Middle East Partnership for Breast Cancer Awareness and Research

This presentation describes media outreach tools, including press releases, media advisories, pitch letters and op-ed articles. The presentation was developed by ICF International in collaboration with Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

2010
Breast Cancer Awareness: A Business Resource Kit, Train the Trainer
Organization: ICF International
Project: US-Middle East Partnership for Breast Cancer Awareness and Research

This presentation focuses on training trainers to teach about breast cancer awareness. It was developed with materials received from The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation and Johns Hopkins Medicine International.

2010
Guidelines for Support Groups
Organization: ICF International
Project: US-Middle East Partnership for Breast Cancer Awareness and Research

The manual includes information about starting a support group, including liability and fees, membership recruitment, type of groups, meeting guidelines, phases of support groups and more.

2010
Project for Increasing Social Awareness of Breast Health
Organization: ICF International
Project: US-Middle East Partnership for Breast Cancer Awareness and Research

The brochure gives practical info on breast self-examination, as well as mammograms, sonar exams, biopsies and non-cancer-related breast health issues.

2010
Protection Begins with Being Tested Now
Organization: ICF International
Project: US-Middle East Partnership for Breast Cancer Awareness and Research

This brochure provides basic breast cancer testing information, in Arabic, from the Susan G. Komen campaign for breast health.

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This Institute of International Education (IIE) training-of-trainers workshop for the Women's Enterprise for Sustainability (WES) program took place in Tunisia in 2017. IIE

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