Nationality Spotlights

Wed, 9 Apr, 2014
Within the framework of its on-going meetings and outreach to local communities and civil society organisations, My Nationality is a Right for Me and My Family Campaign organized on Thursday April 10th a general assembly in the area of Qasmyeh (South Lebanon). The event was held at the local club of the Popular Aid for Relief and Development (PARD) and was attended by 25 concerned women in addition to PARD field staff and practitioners. The event included an introduction to the Nationality Campaign,... more
Mon, 31 Mar, 2014
My Nationality is a Right for me and My Family Campaign took part in the sit in organized by Kafa and the National Coalition to Protect Women from Domestic Violence. The event was held last Tuesday April 1st at 10:30 in order to support the legislation to protect women from domestic violence. The sit in called on parliament to endorse the bill to protect women from domestic violence lest women withdraw their voices during the next elections. more
Thu, 20 Mar, 2014
Within the framework of developing its field outreach to different communities and civil society organisations in various parts of Lebanon, "My Nationality is a Right for me and My Family Campaign" organised on 20 March 2014 a general assembly in the Sabra region at the centre of sister organisation PARD. Some 20 concerned women attended the event in addition to activists and practitioners working with PARD. The General Assembly discussed a number of issues such as the background of the campaign, its... more
Sat, 8 Mar, 2014
On the occasion of International Women's Day (IWD), the Nationality Campaign and the members of its leading committee and 275 of the campaign constituency took part in the street march, organised by Kafa on Saturday March 8, starting at the National Museum and going all the way to Badaro, Tayyouneh and the Ministry of justice. The event per se marked the participation of some 4000 individuals. more
Thu, 20 Feb, 2014
My Nationality is a Right for me and my Family Campaign, along with its membership of concerned women and their families, welcome the formation of the new Cabinet, a protracted process which has taken more than ten months to mature. This is nevertheless a rather positive outcome as it will largely help defuse the political and confessional crisis in Lebanon. more
Mon, 25 Nov, 2013
My Nationality is a Right for me and My Family Campaign renewed its demands for equality in the rights of women to transmit nationality as well as for equality in the laws during a national sit in organised yesterday at the Riad Solh Plaza on the 70th occasion of Lebanon’s independence. More than 1000 persons took part in this event including concerned women and their families, fellow activists, media representatives, representatives of sister organisations and supporters of the campaign. more
Thu, 21 Nov, 2013
Lebanon is celebrating this year the 70th anniversary of its Independence amidst a general political, social, and economic crisis and a lack of clarity regarding the future of its citizens who are increasingly bearing the brunt of insecurity as well as abysmal living conditions. Dominant political forces continue their confessional bickering whilst being totally oblivious of the interests of citizens who should be their prime concern. more
Fri, 15 Nov, 2013
Supportive of women’s right for full citizenship Refusing the exclusion and marginalization of Lebanese women Calling for a new Lebanese state that safeguards citizenship and social entitlements For full equality in the law My Nationality is a Right for Me and My Family Formed of concerned women, their families and civil activists for equal rights Women and men from all parts of Lebanon and from all walks of life Invite you to take part in a large demonstration on the occasion of Independence Day To mark... more
Tue, 29 Oct, 2013
Within the framework of its regional field visits aiming at developing new contacts with concerned women and active members of civil society, the Nationality Campaign organised on October 29-2013 a local general assembly which was held in Ministry of Social Affairs social development center in Bourj Hammoud. more
Mon, 21 Oct, 2013
Within the framework of its regional field visits aiming at developing new contacts with concerned women and active members of civil society, the Nationality Campaign organised on October 22-2013 a local general assembly which was held in Hibarieh Municipality in Hibarieh, Chebaa Nabatieh. more