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

Bahá'í UN Office 866 United Nations Plaza

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 by March 17th 2016


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