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Free Sight Association announce the launch of the “Tunisian Women for Peace and Security” Project

The Free Sight Association organized on Monday, January 22, 2018, a press conference in Tunis to announce the launch of the Tunisian Women for Peace and Security project funded by the European Endowment For Democracy which targets 150 women from five governorates of the Tunisia.

The project aims to building the capacity of Tunisian civil society organizations in the field of international mechanisms for the protection of women’s rights and Security Council Resolution 1325 and the preparation of a proposal for a national plan for the implementation of of this resolution, which supports women’s rights in decision-making.

 This project consists of five training sessions on international mechanisms for the protection of women’s rights and the UN Security Council Resolution Number 1325 for the benefit of the staff associations and non-governmental organizations in five governors (KEF, Siliana, Medenine, Kasserine, Kairouan) and the formation of workshops for the working groups for the development of a national plan for the implementation of the resolution.
The project was launched from 1 November 2017 and will continue until 30 October 2019 with the company with local and regional associations and national organizations.

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FREE SIGHT ASSOCIATION organized a press conference at SNJT in Tunis on Friday November 13, 2015, to announce the start of the second part of the KAEDAT program of political empowerment of young women through training sessions in “local governance and election Municipalities “in the northern, central, and southern governorates of Tunisia.

 

“ACHOUROUK” Journal: KAEDAT Program for the Political Empowerment of Young Women in Local Governance and Municipal Elections

“ACHOUROUK” Journal: KAEDAT Program for the Political Empowerment of Young Women in Local Governance and Municipal Elections

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The president of the association Free sight, Arbia Jebali, said that work began since January 2016 on a Tunisian-Dutch project against violent extremism from a preventive approach, as well as security solutions adopted by the ‘State. During her presence in the franchise program on Thursday, May 18, the president of the association Arbia Jebali noted the lack of scientific studies in Tunisia on the causes of violent extremism and these mechanisms of prevention, stressing that the most important indicators show that the causes of extremism in Tunisia are related to economic and social conditions. Arbia Jebali showed that 72% of people recruited by terrorist networks live in poor neighborhoods and marginalized, 57% of those recruited have dropped out of school very early, 65% of recruits are between 18 and 35 years, 34% of recruits and terrorist sympathizers have a high level of education, 64% of recruits have a criminal record, 55% have been recruited during their time in prison, 8% come from wealthy families. Jebali confirmed that the prevention of violent extremism is only based on a comprehensive approach that includes education, culture and social conditions, entertainment, equality and respect for human rights. and social justice and global development. She also stressed the need to develop a clear plan for the prevention of violent extremism and the need for cooperation between civil society and the state and the private sector and to stand on all indicators to formulate concrete solutions.


Sources of Indicators: The Association of Economic and Social Research Mouhamed Ali Al Hammi