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1.5% of the ministerial statement dedicated to women!

Fri, 07/01/2011

It seems that the cabinet of PM Najib Mikati is proceeding with its alienation of Lebanese women and their rights to a full partnership and to equality. Indeed, and after dropping women from the cabinet, there goes the ministerial statement placing them at the bottom of the priorities that the upcoming cabinet is planning on tackling.

The ministers of the nation graced us with a few, unclear words through their ministerial statement. They were kind enough to make promises to women on the work to enhance women’s rights in public life, mainly in leading positions.

The “General Assembly” meeting of the Lebanese women married to non-Lebanese (Foreigners)

Fri, 06/24/2011

The “Nationality Campaign” (My Nationality is a right for me and my family) organized a “General Assembly” meeting for a number Lebanese women married to non-nationals.
The meeting was held at the YWCA premises, Ain El Mreisseh, on Friday June 24, 2012.
Eighty women, from various Lebanese regions along with their children and husbands participated in this meeting which was also attended by media figures and CSOs activists.

Screening of “Kuluna Lel Watan” (All for the Nation) with the presence of the High Commission of the United Nations

Fri, 06/24/2011

In the occasion of the “International Days for the Refugees” and in response to UNHCR’s (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees) 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 Babel theatre – Hamra, on June 24, 2011.

The “Nationality Campaign” participated in the “Campaign against the sectarian regime in Lebanon”

Sun, 03/20/2011

The “Nationality Campaign” (My Nationality is a right for me and my family) participated in the March organized by the“Campaign against the sectarian regime in Lebanon” on March 20, 2011 (coinciding with Mother’s day). The slogans focused on the importance of offering the next generation a secular democratic state where sectarian wars are prevented. Thousands of demonstrators carried signs stating “For the good of the country: secular democracy”, and “Nationality is a right for me and my family”.

Screening of “Kuluna Lel Watan” at Falamnki

Tue, 03/08/2011

The “Nationality Campaign” (My Nationality is a right for me and my family) had organized its Iftar at Falamanki restaurant, on August 13, 2012, which featured the public screening of its documentary “Kuluna Lel Watan”(All for the Nation).
The event was attended by 140 participants, amongst whom were Lebanese women married to non-nationals and their families, media figures, CSOs activists, in addition to the representatives of feminist organizations.
During the event, the organizers distributed the first issue of the campaign newsletter.

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Conference on Women and Law in Lebanon

Wed, 02/16/2011

The “Nationality Campaign” (My Nationality is a right for me and my family) participated in a conference on “Women and Law in Lebanon”, held on February 16, 2012 at the French Cultural Institute for the Middle East at the University of St. Joseph. The Nationality campaign representative Roula Al Masri presented a brief overview on the campaign, its objectives and the main activities that had been undertaken towards the reform of the “Nationality Law”. Judge John Azzi followed and he focused on the Lebanese laws and the ways in which they discriminate against women.