Arab Women's Right to Nationality Campaign Event Spotlights

Fri, 17 Apr, 2015
My Nationality is a Right for Me and My Family Campaign announced in a press conference held yesterday at the Bar Association premises in Beirut its rejection of a draft law petition that will grant the nationality to descendants of Lebanese origin. The Campaign noted that this law petition which comes as a result of an agreement between Lebanese Forces head Samir Geagea and Tayyar representative Gebran Bassil is both discriminatory and sectarian. Panelists warned that the said law will once again... more
Thu, 2 Apr, 2015
My Nationality is a Right for Me and My Family Campaign staged a sit-in on 22 March 2015 in Riad Al Solh, in downtown Beirut. For that purpose hundreds of participants converged to Riad Solh square from across the country, from the South, the North, Beqaa, Beirut and Mount Lebanon areas. The Regional Coordinator of the Campaign, Lina Abu Habib, stressed “rights are indivisible and are not subject to discriminatory considerations,” describing as pointless the political approach that withholds the rights... more
Wed, 18 Mar, 2015
CRTD.A organised the second part of its training entitled 'Communication for Change' for the benefit of 14 activists in its nationality campaign. Participants worked during two days on 17 and 18 February on honing their communication skills with the media using the Women Learning Partnership multimedia pack developed for this purpose. more
Mon, 24 Nov, 2014
CRTD.A organized in support of the Nationality Campaign, the first part of a series of workshops entitled "Communication for Change". The event was held on November 18 and 19 at the CRTD.A premises and was attended by the 12 members of the Nationality Campaign Steering Committee. During these two days, and using exercises and various other tools, participants sought to improve their communication skills so as to be able to communicate clearly and convincingly as well as craft compelling messages... more
Tue, 16 Sep, 2014
CRTD.A organised the second part of the Leadership Workshop for young women and men. The event was organised at the CRTD.A premises with 8 young women and men all of whom are children of women active and concerned in the Nationality Campaign. The workshop was based on the WLP Leadership for Youth manual developed by the WLP partner in Bahrain, Bahrain Women Association. The two days sought to build the capacities of the young participants through exercises on developing a joint vision, building alliances... more
Tue, 26 Aug, 2014
CRTD.A organized a two days Leading to Choices Leadership workshop for the benefit of eight young women and men whose mothers are members in the Nationality Campaign. The training is planned in two phases. The first phase was concluded on the 26th and 27th of August and sought to build the youth capacity on leadership skills, communication, creating a vision, designing a campaign and setting up an action plan. The training used the WLP “Yes, I can” manual developed by the Women Learning Partnership. more
Thu, 26 Jun, 2014
In response to Assabil invitation, the “Nationality Campaign” (My Nationality is a right for me and my family) organised a screening of its documentary “Kuluna Lel Watan” (All for the Nation) at the Municipal Public Library of Geitawi. Rmeyl, on 26 June 2014. The screening was followed by a discussion with the Nationality campaign representative Karima Chebbo. more
Wed, 25 Jun, 2014
My Nationality is a Right for me and my Family Campaign organized a symbolic sit-in yesterday at the Ryad Solh Plaza with the participation of some 300 Lebanese women married to non-nationals and their families who came from all parts of Lebanon to protest the last minuite action of former President Michel Suleyman who granted Lebanese nationality to some 700 nationals right before his end of his mandate. Women considered that this irresponsible action was dictated by confessional considerations.... more
Wed, 18 Jun, 2014
Some 10 participants involved in the Nationality Campaign and from Popular Aid for Relief and Development (PARD), took part in this two-day workshop on Leadership communication and political participation, which was held on June 18 and 19. The training aimed at strengthening their leadership, communication and advocacy skills in order to further scale up their role within the Campaign as well as enable them to play a leadership role vis-à-vis other women. more
Wed, 4 Jun, 2014
In response to Assabil invitation, the “Nationality Campaign” (My Nationality is a right for me and my family) organised a screening of its documentary “Kuluna Lel Watan” (All for the Nation) at the Municipal Public Library of Monot, on 4 June 2014. The screening was followed by a discussion with the film director Carol Mansour and the Nationality campaign coordinator Lina Abou-Habib. more