The Association Egyptian Female Lawyers, in cooperation with UN Women, finished the trainings in the project of "Enhancing Political Participation for Women – Awareness" in Al Minia. The training was attended by number of NGOs, media personnel and lawyers in Al Minia. The training tackled how to use new media means to raise political awareness of women, the importance of their participation in the next elections and how to access more possible number of citizens through accurate and convinced awareness messages. The training was two-day. It was hosted by "Laqaa Al Khair Association for Comprehensive Awareness". The training concluded by some recommendations among which were defining number of awareness messages and sharing them through new media means and different media channels to access more possible number of citizens, especially women who has right to voting and electoral participation, and to ensure their right to electoral representation and participation whether by nomination or voting.
This platform is part of the Axis 1 "Strengthening the capacities of equality actors" of the Priority Solidarity Fund "Women for the future in the Mediterranean" funded by the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and led by the European Institute of the Mediterranean, in the framework of the project “Developing Women's Empowerment” labelled by the Union for the Mediterranean.