Arab Women's Right to Nationality Campaign Event Spotlights

Thu, 21 Mar, 2013
My Nationality is a Right for me and my Family Campaign organised yesterday a sit-in in front of the seat of the cabinet in Ryad Solh square.  The purpose of the event was to remind the Prime Minister of the promise he made on the same date only a year back with regards to granting women equal rights to transmit nationality.  This promise was to be repealed shortly after by the Ministerial Commission set up for that purpose by the Prime Minister and which decided to undermine rights and more
Tue, 19 Mar, 2013
Join the Nationality Campaign sit-in on Thursday, March 21st at 11.00 in front of Grand Serail, Riad El Solh       more
Tue, 22 Jan, 2013
My Nationality is a Right for me and my Family Campaign organized a Press Conference on Tuesday 22 January at the YWCA premises in Ain Mreisseh. The event was attended by 150 women concerned by the law in addition to media representatives, a representative more
Thu, 17 Jan, 2013
My Nationality is a Right for me and Family Campaign organized a protest after the “the scandalous decision” taken by the masculine ministerial cabinet entrusted with the task of reviewing the current discriminatory nationality law and proposing more
Wed, 16 Jan, 2013
My Nationality is a Right for me and Family Campaign was dismayed by the outcome of the Ministerial Commission entrusted with the task of reviewing the current discriminatory nationality law and proposing more
Mon, 3 Dec, 2012
The “Lebanese women’s right to nationality and full citizenship” Campaign was invited to meet with the Ministerial Committee (set up on 21 March 2012 and headed by Minister Samir Mokbel) mandated with the task of reviewing the current discriminatory more
Mon, 10 Sep, 2012
The Nationality Campaigns welcomes the holding of the first meeting on 7 September 2012 of the Ministerial Commission mandated with the responsibility of revising the current Nationality Law. This first meeting was held five month after the Commission was formed. The Nationality Campaign would also like to express its appreciation vis-à-vis the head of the Commssion, Minister Samir Mokbel, who kept the promise he made to the Campaign representatives during their sit-in on the 19th of July 2012 when he... more
Wed, 22 Aug, 2012
The Women's Right to Nationality Campaign is pleased to introduce the zero issue of its new Nationality Newsletter. The Nationality Newsletter seeks to highlight key news related to this advocacy campaign. It also provides regular updates on the campaign's activities seeking to reform the nationality law in Lebanon. more
Thu, 19 Jul, 2012
A group of 70 women took part in a symbolic sit-in organized by “My Nationality is a Right for me and my Family Campaign” in front of Minister Samir Mokbel’s offices in Rabye (Western beirut suburbs). This sit-in was called for during the Campaign’s Press Conference more
Mon, 16 Jul, 2012
During a press conference held in collaboration with the “National Alliance for a Law to Protect women against Domestic Violence” at the YWCA headquarters, the campaign, “My Nationality is a Right for me and my Family” called on the Lebanese women married more