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Appropriate Communication Techniques for Development Center (ACT)

National Network: 
Egypt
Address: 
22 El Shahid Yousri Fahmi St, Colleyat al Banat, Heliopolis, Cairo, Egypt
Cairo
Egypt
Telephone: 
0020224186268
Telephone (other): 
0020224176249
Fax: 
0020224186268
E-Mail (2): 
Mobile Phone: 
0020101433968
Mobile Phone (other): 
0020109944990
Organisation Type: 
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment: 
1990
General Information: 

ACT was founded by a group of men and women, Azza Kamel, Ros Ford, artist, Halim Zaka, Mohamed Wael.
number of staff: 10
partners: Kvinna till Kvinna, Heinrich Böll Stiftung, Foundation for the Future.
Budgetary resources: 220000 $
Sources of funding: Kvinna till Kvinna, Heinrich Böll Stiftung, Foundation for the Future.
Modalities of action: concrete projects, exchanges, workshops, and seminars)
Main partners involved in the organization's projects/activities: New women foundation, Helwan Association for Developing community, the Egiptian Association for Family Development.

Mission and Objectives: 

ACT mission is to improve skills of communication in the field of development work , help societal groups to get organized, seek networking with other development groups in Egypt and the Arab world, provide an information database for the different educational resources, build the capacities of women groups and marginalized groups, and activate the political and societal participation for the different categories of societies.

Main Projects / Activities: 

Project on monitoring and changing the image of women and men in media.
for the purpose of monitoring and changing the image of women as handled in media, with a vision to create a society where media value justice, equality and human rights, and represent women as a competent citizen.
projects on fighting violence against women
which included a number of activities, such as awareness raising, teaching skills needed for listening centres staff, and implemented many seminars and the press conferences on the issue, and on the International Day for Women.