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A workshop at the MaterPeace club on media and violence against women || Newspaper (Arabic)


The MaterPeace club organized in collaboration with the Lebanese Young Peace Journalists a workshop on Monday December 10 a workshop entitled “the role of the media in combating violence against women within the framework of Resolution 1325: women, peace and security”.  The workshop was held at AltCity in Hamra.  The workshop was facilitated by Vanessa Bassil the president of MaterPeace club and included interventions on the situation of women in the laws by Manar Zaiter from RDFL, the concept of gender by Roula Masri from Abaad, and domestic violence by Rima Abi Nader by Kafa.
Forensic doctor Naji Saaibi discussed the health problems resulting from gender based violence whilst journalist Maha Zaraket shared media examples and illustrations.  The workshop also included the viewing of a documentary on gender based violence produce by Dina Mokalled from Al Mustakbal TV.  Journalists Saada Allaw (As Safir) and Najia al Houssari (Al Hayat) gave presentations on the relation between the reporter and his/her institution and with his/her news sources.
Finally, researcher Nahawand Al Kaderi presented the result of a research she conducted on the ways in which the media addresses issues of violence against women and which was done in collaboration with UNDP.

Source: Al-Mustaqbal 11 December 2012

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