The Collective for Research and Training on Development.Action will be at the AWID Forum in Istanbul on Transforming Economic Power to Advance Women’s Rights and Justice. I’ll be speaking during the session at the Education Space, drop by and say hi if you;re around! 

Join the Jinsiyati Campaign tomorrow for a Sit In in Beirut in front of the Saraya, at Riad el Solh Square to call on the government to: 

– Indicate a clear timeline for the Ministerial Committee supposed to be examining the law 

– Draft clear terms of reference for said Committee 

– Take into consideration civil society organisations’ demands to give women full citizenship rights with NO CONDITIONS attached 

Join us, and if you can’t, SHARE, BLOG about it, Tweet using #Jinsiyati. Speak Up for women’s rights. 


[Picture: Background: 6 piece pie style colour split with beige and woodland green alternating. Foreground: a head-on photo of a disgruntled looking white sheep. Top text: “Cannot listen to the radio without analyzing the gender and racial implications of the lyrics” Bottom text: “life ruined”]


For those in Lebanon, please find the event here: 

Let us march to mourn and honour the women who have died as a result of domestic violence, let us send out a message of solidarity to those still trapped in their living hell, let us call on our useless, corrupt, criminal governement to vote the anti VAW law, not in the state it is currently in, all maimed, but the draft that the coalition submitted.