The "Maqtoumi Al Qayd - MAQ" project is kick-starting a new initiative aimed at raising futher awareness to register new-borns, to help reduce stateless people in Lebanon. MARCH's tour around Lebanon started with a meeting with representatives from Albert Haykal Hospital - Koura, North Lebanon and Sainte Therese Hospital - Hadath Mount Lebanon, to introduce our MAQ booklet and initiatives. MARCH also discussed the hospitals'role in raising awareness among new parents and helping them with all the steps required to register their children. MARCH members also met with representatives from municipalities in southern and northern Lebanon to discuss the state of unregistered people in these regions and distribute MARCH’s new MAQ booklets.
For the full MAQ booklet: https://goo.gl/DxRit7
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.