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This section provides you with information and snippets from previous and current seminars, researches, publications, public events and other activities organized by CRTD.A
 
This section also provides information about upcoming events as well as guidelines if you wish to join the event (in case it is open) or access additional information.

Join WLP in advocating for Equality in Families

Tue, 05/14/2019

In observance of the International Day of Families day (May 15th), WLP will be hosting at 11:00 AM EST a webinar focused on the Equality Starts in the Family campaign. Please join us and let us hear your feedback on the webinar! You can register at this link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_vmqElepHQ-uWsN_5UQ5RNA

Minister Safadi backs My Nationality campaign

Thu, 03/14/2019

A delegation from My Nationality is A Right for Me and My Family Campaign discussed yesterday with the new minister of state for women and youth empowerment, Violette Safadi, the amendment of the current nationality law to the end of ensuring Lebanese women’s right to confer nationality to family members. The delegation handed the minister a complete file including its demands and the draft bill of the desired egalitarian nationality law (c.f: https://bit.ly/2THGqNW). Both sides tackled the legal discrimination embedded in the law and its impact on Lebanese women and their families.

On Independence Day: My Nationality Campaign calls for knocking down legal colonization

Fri, 11/23/2018

On the 75th Independence Day, while Lebanese women married to non-Lebanese are still denied the right to confer nationality to their family members, My Nationality is a Right for Me and My Family campaign called on concerned women and their children to post comments on its Facebook page and speak out against the discriminatory actions which deprive them of their basic civil rights (https://bit.ly/2R93Shq). The posts stressed that no independence is complete under the outdated French Mandate laws, calling for the overthrow of legal colonialism through the hashtag #Down¬_with_legal_colonialism.

My Nationality sit-in demands fair law for women

Sun, 03/10/2019

My Nationality is A Right for Me and My Family Campaign organised a sit-in on Sunday at Riad Solh Square under the banner, ‘Nationality is a sense of belonging and a right for all women’. The sit-in was aimed to remind officials of the discrimination suffered by Lebanese mothers preventing them from conferring nationality to their children, requesting a law to this effect.

Join us in our opinion poll on economic engagement of marginalized women

Tue, 03/26/2019

The objective of this survey: https://www.weeportal-lb.org/node/35860, is to provide information that would be used as a baseline that would help assess the impact of the project "Advocacy towards Gender Equitable Economic Engagement in Lebanon - Overcoming the Barrier of Marginalization for Women". This is a two year project that consists of capacity building, research and advocacy towards economic empowerment of marginalized urban, rural and refugee women in Lebanon.

On Independence Day: My Nationality Campaign calls for knocking down legal colonization

Fri, 11/23/2018

On the 75th Independence Day, while Lebanese women married to non-Lebanese are still denied the right to confer nationality to their family members, My Nationality is a Right for Me and My Family campaign called on concerned women and their children to post comments on its Facebook page and speak out against the discriminatory actions which deprive them of their basic civil rights (https://bit.ly/2R93Shq). The posts stressed that no independence is complete under the outdated French Mandate laws, calling for the overthrow of legal colonialism through the hashtag #Down¬_with_legal_colonialism.

My Nationality campaign warning of new behind-the-scenes naturalization

Tue, 07/24/2018

My Nationality is A Right for Me and My Family campaign warned in a statement yesterday of naturalization requests being concocted by unofficial parties to facilitate the granting of the Lebanese nationality to mislead applicants. This, the statement added, involves some makhatirs who claim to expedite naturalization procedures for specific sects exclusively.

Proposal by My Nationality campaign to amend the law

Thu, 06/21/2018

Future Movement MP Rula Tabsh Jarudi received on Tuesday a delegation from ‘My Nationality is A Right for Me and My Family’ Campaign led by its coordinator, Karima Shebbo who presented a proposal for the amendment of the nationality law in such that it gives Lebanese mothers equal right to confer nationality to their families as men. A statement issued by the Campaign said the meeting was part of an ongoing cooperation with MP Tabsh since her nomination to the parliamentary elections and her adoption of the Campaign’s proposal to this effect.

New Publication from CRTD.A || Citizenship and Gender and, the Impact of the Rise of Extremist Islamist Groups

Tue, 07/11/2017

(Panel Discussions with Radwan Mortada - Prepared by Dr. Omar Nashabeh, CRTD.A 2016) (Arabic, English)
This manual is published under CRTD.A’s regional project “Sustainable Economic Opportunities for Women” – phase 3.
This regional project comes within the framework of the women economic empowerment program, implemented by the association as part of its commitment towards integrating the gender concept in economy, public policies and civil society organizations’ action, in order to fight gender based discrimination.