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Libya Women's Forum

Member since 16.02.2018

Country

Libya

Mission and objectives

The Libya Women’s Forum is a women's alliance and non-governmental organization. The forum was established in September 2011 with the approval of the local council in Zawya and was officially registered in the Ministry of Culture and Civil Society on 26/3/2012.
The forum focuses on the importance and advantages of the role of women and civil society, as well as conducting field research to strengthen gender concepts and achieve sustainable development. The Forum focuses on analyzing and eliminating the factors that contribute to the exclusion of women. The Forum targets:
• Female prisoners who are marginalized by the society who also rejects them regardless of the reason for their imprisonment.
• Internally displaced families.
• Poor and uneducated women, whether in rural or marginalized neighborhoods, by developing their potential and helping them to establish small enterprises to generate income and participate in local development.
• Educated women by contributing to their inclusion in the labour market.
The Libyan Women's Forum seeks to bring about societal change for building democratic society based on social justice.

Main activities related to gender equality and women's rights

- Training courses and workshops on leadership and dialogue and communication skills, English language courses and legal literacy.
- Conduct advocacy campaigns
- Holding joint dialogue sessions between women and men.
- Organizing debates in the field of women's rights, quotas and marriage of minors.
- Introduce initiatives to draft laws that guarantee women's social, economic and political rights

Geographical sphere of activity

National

Working themes

Civil and political rights
Culture / Sports / Leasure
Types of Violence

Target group(s)

Immigrant and refugee women, Victims of violence, Youth (under 25)

Specific years of work experience in gender equality

5-10

Contact

Address : Tripoli, 218 ,Libya
Telephone : 0925392372
Adress email : hhsaki.65@gmail.com
Website : https://www.facebook.com/pg/hendsaki/about/?ref=page_internal

They are registered on the platform of the Euro-Mediterranean Women's Foundation

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