06 Dec 2015
Euromed Feminisit Initiative, IFE-EFI, organized a two-day advocacy training for two groups of 15-20 Syrian lawyers from December 2nd to December 5th 2015. Titled “Promoting a gender-sensitive constitution” the training was held in Beirut and was given by law professor and constitution expert Ms. Souhir Fourati. It hightlighted the importance of integrating gender approach in constitution-building processes. The first day of the training was dedicated to lectures on constitution, gender and civil status and women’s rights. On the second, participants discussed the main political, economic and social women’s rights that should be constitutionalized and prepared an action plan for awareness-raising and popularization of these principles.