In the context of the project of Strengthening Political Participation for Women (Awareness) in cooperation with UN Women, the Association of Egyptian Female lawyers, in partnership with Egyptians without Borders Association, held four awareness sessions in villages in Aswan governorate. The sessions were attended by 140 participants (included men, women, young women and young men) to motivate them to participate in political process. The awareness sessions aimed at discussing the importance of women‘s role and representation in local councils, negative and positive social impacts on women‘s participation and the role of social and political institutions in supporting women‘s participation in public and political life. The sessions were held in the period from 25th July 2016 to 28th July 2016.
For further information about the project please see http://www.aeflwomen.com/en/enhancing-womens-political-participation/