The Women’s House in Ain Issa held a meeting on the occasion of World Day against Violence against Women under the slogan “Hand in Hand Towards a Society without Violence” and attended by a number of women in the town.
The meeting began with a minute of silence on the lives of the martyrs of the country and a number of speeches were delivered. Nujine Yousef, coordinator of the Syrian Women Council and the presidential body of the Democratic Council of Syria,:
Today, our meeting is a series of meetings in our democracy program. We know that this month marks the International Day of Violence against Women (25 November). The whole world is discussing this day, but our situation in Syria is very different for violence. On this occasion we will hold a number of meetings starting from the date 14/11 to 28/11 this month.
Nujine Yousef, , concluded that women must have the strength and will to develop and move from bonded society to a democratic society that preserves their rights and dignity.