Network of networks / Association

Musawa Women’s Study Center

Member since 15.08.2017

Country

France

Mission and objectives

Vision: A world of peace, freedom and justice in the light of modern democratic and secular states founded on the principle of citizenship; adopting gender equality constitutionally and legally; and guaranteeing women and men’s equal participation in all political, economic and social life aspects, in both the private and public spheres. Objectives: Build a modern democratic secular state based on citizenship and gender equality; Prohibit and criminalize all forms of violence against women in both public and private spheres; Pursuit women’s empowerment; Establish provisional constitutional principles for positive discrimination in favour of women; Integrating gender concepts into development; Participate at Arab and international bodies working on women's issues.

Main activities related to gender equality and women's rights

• A publishing house specialized in women's books • Training young civil activist on feminism and women’s issues • Workshops for empowering Syrian female refugees in Lebanon • Awareness sessions on women’s issues targeting female refugees in Lebanon • Empowering program targeting internally displaced women in Syria, including literacy and language courses, health and legal awareness, psychological support, and traditional crafts workshops. • Psychological support to displaced children with gender sensitive approach • Participating at international events for supporting women’s causes, protecting Syrian women and peacebuilding in Syria

Working themes

Civil and political rights
Education / Professional training
Types of Violence

Target group(s)

Victims of violence, Immigrant and refugee women, Employed women

Specific years of work experience in gender equality

5-10

Contact

Address : 99 avenue major General georges vanier, 1000Troyes, France ,France
Telephone : 0033695650825
Adress email : m.rahabi@gmail.com
Website : Musawasyr.org