On October 9th, Nawal Mustafa, the founder of ‘’Care of Children of Female Prisoners Association’’ received Prince Talal International Prize for Human Development in recognition of her efforts in helping women prisoners to rebuild their lives after their release, through the project ‘’New life’’. The Award ceremony took place in Geneva in presence of her Majesty Queen Sofia, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva, members of the AGFUND Prize Committee and diplomats.
The "New Life" project, aimed at empowering vulnerable female debtors or women prisoners in Al-Qanater prison and providing psychological support for them and their children. It also aimed at reintegrating children into society through recreational and media-related activities.
Prince Talal International Prize for Human Development is awarded annually by the Arab Gulf Programme for Development (AGFUND).
More information about is event is available in the link below.
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.