The Syrian Regional Crisis - A women’s rights perspective on humanitarian action and protection

Duration: 
Friday, March 18, 2016 -
11:30 to 13:00
Kind of WILPF Initiative/Event: 
WILPF/PeaceWomen events
Location: 
Bahá'í UN Office 866 United Nations Plaza
Countries: 
Syria

Speakers will include:

  • Hivin Kako, Bihar Relief Organisation, Syria
  • Dima Al-Karadsheh, CARE Jordan
  • Asma Khader, Sisterhood Is Global Institute/Jordan (SIGI/J)  (To be confirmed/invited)
  • Laila Alodaat, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)

This event will provide a space for activists from Syria and neighbouring countries to share information about the women’s rights impacts of the Syrian regional crisis with particular attention to humanitarian assistance and protection strategies, and the respect of international humanitarian law. The objective is to raise awareness amongst the wider global women’s movement and to encourage advocacy and campaigning actions in solidarity with women and girls inside Syria and in the refugee contexts.

Registration is required. Please contact advocacy@careinternational.org by March 17th 2016

 

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Event: Syrian women activists, CSW, 18th March, New York