On women challenges (25/10/2012)

 

 When  25 October  2012

 Where   Euromed Project Ghor al Mazraa

 Topic  Women and their challenges in the society

 Description of event : The topic focused on the obstacles, challenges and the stories of young women facing gender inequality in Jordan, and regionally in the Euro-Mediterranean region. The team and representatives from NGOs plus the local community in Ghor Al Mazraa participated in this FADFED event

 Number of participants 

 Number of Comments   35     Number of white sheets : 5

 Featured Comments :

Suggestions were given how to improve the lives of women in local communities in Jordan:

–          Education

–          Open discussions

–          Let the royal family live here for five days

–          More funds: financial help with health care

–          I need a building to live in with my family

–          Because the women are working at the ranch, the children are left alone and grow up without any parental care.

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On freedom (24/10/2012)

 

 When  24 October  2012

 Where   Jordan University/ Amman

 Topic  Freedom

 Description of event : It was busy event that took place during the day at the time that many students were on campus going to and coming from their lectures and labs. Because the event was held at the university, the ideas and thoughts shared were more focused on the university environment (freedom at the university) than freedoms in general.

 Number of participants  200+

 Number of Comments   168     Number of white sheets : 24

 Featured Comments :

–          Dear lecturer, you are free to lecture, but you are not free to keep me in the class till late.

–          Please teach me physics (instead of memorizing), it is my right to learn.

–          You are free to drive, but you are not free to block the streets.

–          Sharia laws do not restrict the freedom of the people, but is our way to live in peace.

–          You are free to smoke, but it harasses me.

 Photos   on.fb.me/ TK97A7

 

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On women leadership (7/10/2012)

 

 When  7 october  2012

 Where   Cumerc Global thinker Forum/ Amman

 Topic  Leadership of women

 Description of event : Several high profile guests participated in FadFed and had the British Ambassador and Kharabeesh cartoonist Omar Al Abdallat write and draw.

 Number of participants  100

 Number of Comments  70     Number of white sheets : 10

 Featured Comments :

Common short answers to the question “In your opinion, why are women still held back from achieving equal rights in the Mideast?” were:

–          Closed minds

–          Society’s restrictions

–          Culture

–          Patriarchal societies

–          Religion

 

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