”Jensiyati bi Aqlam Al Sighar” by journalist Hind Atwi


On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, “Besme” Group for International Assistance honored in cooperation with the “Center for Civic Engagement and Community Service” at the American University of Beirut to launch a booklet entitled ” Jensiyati bi Aqlam Al Sighar” by journalist Hind Atwi at the American University of Beirut in the presence of Gulshan Saglam, “Besme” Group’s Director, Judge John Azzi, Vice President of the “Besme” Group Niazi Gunesh Atay ,and Group Coordinator in the South Louay Youssef, President of the Progressive Women Union, Wafaa Abed and heads of women’s associations and organizations in Lebanon.

Overall Objectives: 
– Protection of women from domestic violence – Unified civil law for personal status – Raising the age of custody – Abolition of article 522 – A law prohibiting the marriage of minors – Adoption of women’s quota to ensure women’s participation in public affairs – The right of Lebanese women to grant their nationality to their family, which is our topic today
Start Date
Thu, 17/11/2016 - 5:00pm
Project Status
Project Timeframe
Intervention Sector(s):
Human Rights & Protection, Law & Legal Affairs, Women Status & Issues
Project Location:
Bliss Street
Beirut , Beirut
Beirut LB
Collaboration with Other Organisations
American University of Beirut - CCECS