We are here," a series of documentaries for the role of women in conflict zones
Thursday 19-05-2016 | 3:54:08
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Regional Bureau for Arab States announced at the UN Women Wednesday announced the launch of a series of six documentaries entitled "We are here", emphasizes the work of women in the political and social sphere and in peace-building and conflict resolution in countries experiencing conflicts in the Arab States region.
Show documentaries six activists from five Arab countries where raging conflicts are: Iraq, Yemen, Palestine, Syria and Libya, where women face significant challenges increase the size of her suffering, and thus increasing the denial of educational opportunities and exposure to violence and the threat of exclusion.
The documentary film "Here we are" part of UN Women spread over four years under the name of "citizenship, leadership and participation: new tracks of Arab Women" program.
The program succeeded in gathering women from different countries of the Arab States to participate in workshops and training to enhance their capacity to participate in civic action, and political negotiations, elections and parliamentary procedures, as well as peace-building initiatives, where UN Women aims to encourage more women to the region to share their stories with the world and document their role in the construction of their home countries.
He says the regional director of the United Nations for women in the Arab States region Mohamed Naciri said in an interview responded to Twilight News, "Women represent Documenteries parliamentarians and politicians, activists and civil servants working to enhance the role of women in peace-building and state-building initiatives, with resistance to all forms of discrimination, and we should consider women's our first goal, not only in terms of benefiting from humanitarian assistance, but also from the point of participation in decision-making and ability to confront extremism, to ensure inclusiveness and tolerance in the community after the end of conflict. "
Says Majdoleen Hassan, an activist Syria appeared in one of the movies "free women form the basis of democracy, because women are the basis of life, liberty, and can not achieve peace without women, they are more than needed to achieve peaceful solutions, because they are the biggest winners in peace, and the biggest losers In the war".