Women in Aleppo discuss repercussions of the Syrian crisis
The Women’s Bureau of the Syrian Democratic Council organized a workshop entitled “The Syrian crisis and its repercussions on women”.
The Women’s Bureau of the Syrian Democratic Council (MSD) organized a workshop in the neighbourhood of Al-Sheikh Maqsoud in Aleppo city entitled “The Syrian crisis and its repercussions on women” in the council’s meeting room, in the presence of Independent Women figures and representatives of political parties.
Najla Hamza, the director of the Women’s Bureau of the Syrian Democratic Council (Aleppo Center), spoke about the repercussions of the crisis on women.
Hamza pointed out that the aggravation of this protracted crisis and the escalation of its impact on the fragility of the situation of Syrian women and girls, so Syrian women suffered a lot during this ongoing conflict and lived the suffering of asylum and displacement, especially in the areas occupied by the Turkish state and were subjected to killing, kidnapping and torture and the effects of the chaos of war, in which these impacts affected negatively on women psychologically, economically, socially, health and politically.
After the formation of four groups, the workshop dealt with two main issues, the first of which discussed the Syrian crisis and its repercussions on women at political, economic, social, educational and psychological levels.
The women participants discussed the reality of Syrian women, the effects of the crisis on them, the obstacles and problems facing women and methods to solve them.
The women participants pointed out that women in northern and eastern Syria have been able to activate their role and prove their entity at the beginning of the conflict and war, and that they have achieved many achievements at various diplomatic, political, economic and organizational levels.
The second issue discussed the emergency solutions to save women from this crisis, as women participants stressed the need to build the capacities of women as workers for peace, and work to participate at all levels on the principle of equality in all Syrian regions, similar to the experience of North and East Syria, to consolidate and develop the women’s law and ensure its application throughout the country.