Collective for Research and Training on Development – Action organizes an Iftar on 26th of July 2013 for members of the Nationality Campaign

Fri, 07/26/2013

The Collective for Research and Training on Development – Action organized an Iftar for the activist members of the Nationality Campaign at a restaurant located in Ain El Remmaneh on Friday 26 July 2013. More than 120 members of the Campaigns participated in this event which included a preview of a short documentary film covering the activities of the Campaign during the past year as well as a key note address by Lina Abu Habib, CRTD.A Director in which she stressed the importance of collective and concerted work between members of the Campaign and its supporters, and outlined the plans of the Campaign during the coming period. Ms. Abu Habib commended the recent positive step taken by the Parliamentary Commissions which endorsed the bill to protect women from domestic violence and hoping that this important step represents a political awakening to make gender equality a reality especially in amending the discriminatory nationality law.  Ms Abu Habib also praised the important role played by the Steering Committee on the Campaign as well as by all other Campaign members and supporters.