Network of networks / Association

Life Foundation for Development and Community Integration

Member since 29.07.2017

Country

Egypt

Mission and objectives

Mission:
-Is to provide access to justice and legal aid for everyone who needs it.
-And to provide shelter for former female prisoners as well as the marginalized group.
-Offer a psychosocial programme to reintegrate ex-prisoners back into society without any social or psychological disorders.
Life Foundation aims to socially reintegrate ex-prisoners (with the focus on females) back into society and to enable them economically as well as provide psychosocial programme to allow them to overcome their fears and fight the stigma facing them after leaving prison. Life Foundation also aims to provide economic empowerment and projects to allow women from the marginalized group to become self dependent.

Main activities related to gender equality and women's rights

(Our Girls Are Not For Sale), a campaign established by Life Foundation, the first awareness campaign of it’s kind to introduce the dangers of tourism marriage and it’s implications on general health, psychological health and social life affecting the young girls forced into such marriages. Life Foundation aims to seriously fight against the trafficking of women and girls, and to rehabilitate any girl subjected to violence and pressure to marry early or repeatedly.The campaign is extended for six months from the beginning of December 2016, in those 6 months the campaign's team along with lecturers and Sheiks have visited villages with poor life conditions in the governorates of Al Sharkia, Port Said and Al Ismalia to raise awareness.

https://www.facebook.com/GirlsNotForSale/?fref=ts

Geographical sphere of activity

Regional

Working themes

Civil and political rights
Economy / Employment
Types of Violence

Target group(s)

Women artisans, Victims of violence, Employed women

Specific years of work experience in gender equality

2-5

Contact

Address : El Shamsi St., Obour Bridge - Zagazig, 90301 ,Egypt
Telephone : 0553414508 - 0552314094
Adress email : info@lfdci.org
Website : http://lfdci.org/

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

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