International Women’s day started in the early 20th century to celebrate the advancement of women’s rights and to promote the continued progress of women’s role in all societies. Syrian women have played a vital role in bringing freedom and democracy to Syrians. They have taken up the role of activist, such as Razan Zaitouneh, who works with lawyers and human rights activists to spread the Syrian crisis internationally. She was a key leader in the formation of the Local Coordination Committees. Then there is Suheir Atassi, who began as a local political activist. She is now the co-vice-president of the opposition government. 

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 Join the Center for Civil Society and Democracy in Syria  in celebrating International Women's Day on March 8th to stand in solidarity with Syrian women. 

You can express your support in three ways:

  • Wear white
  • “Like” the Facebook page of  “I am SHE,” a campaign led by Syrian women
  • Tweet using the hashtag #IAMSHE.

Follow the campaign on Twitter @IamShe_Sy.

 

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