Network of networks / Association

Life Foundation for Development and Social Reintegration (LFDCI)

Member since 19.05.2015



Mission and objectives

The Start Association for Development and Social Reintegration (SICJHR) was established in January 2013 in Abo Hammad city, Sharqia Governorate as a non-profit organization to retrain and rehabilitate released women prisoners.

Founded by a former female prisoner and a group of lawyers and volunteers, the Association delivers programmes for the rehabilitation of post-release prisoners, with the aim of reducing re-offending, protecting society and rebuilding lives. Its missions are:

• To rebuild the lives of former prisoners and that of their families
• To protect society through the rehabilitation and social reintegration of prisoners to prevent their re-offending
• To promote a society that gives second chances for former prisoners to rebuild their lives

Main activities related to gender equality and women's rights

LFDCI commits to provide former female prisoners and their communities with comprehensive projects to facilitate their rehabilitation and reintegration into the communities as well the communities’ resilience to accepting former female prisoners and decrease of stigmatization. LFDCI is also committed to fighting all kind of violence against women on the local community and sub-national levels.
LFDCI works with local community stakeholders and municipalities to provide ac
LFDCI works with local community stakeholders and municipalities to provide access to services and safe havens to women who are victims of various kinds of violence, whether on domestic, community, or in prison levels, directly impacting the lives of the beneficiaries

Geographical sphere of activity


Working themes

Types of Violence
Economy / Employment

Target group(s)

Victims of violence, Women entrepreneurs, Other

Specific years of work experience in gender equality



Address : Sharkia – Abouhamad – Railroad Way, 11599 ,Egypt
Telephone : 0552314094 - 01271319029 - 0129659428
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