Civil and political rights - Syria

International Roundtable Report: Citizenship, Gender and Democracy Building

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This report presents the proceedings and outcomes of the international roundtable “Citizenship, Gender and Democracy”. The event brought together over 100 participants representing numerous civil society organizations, women’s rights groups, academics, researchers, legal scholars and media representatives. The roundtable had three major objectives:1)Provide space to women’s rights activists, human rights activists and researchers; 2) Contribute to articulating the common obstacles to women’s full citizenship and opportunities;3) Discuss methods and short-and long-term strategies aimed at ensuring equality of citizenship and provide policy recommendations. Among the main themes threated there were: women’s common experiences of exclusion from full citizenship rights and discrimination in public and private life; challenges faced in their effective political participation; experiences of violence; the rights of refugees and experiences of women during armed conflict.


  • Type of publication : Conference proceedings
  • Author : Syrian League for Citizenship and Euromed Feminist Initiative IFE-EFI
  • Publishing house : Euromed Feminist Initiative (IFE-EFI)
  • Publication date : 2015
  • Number of pages : 43
  • Language : English


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