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2018

Wee can Women’s Economic Empowerment : Syrian host and refugee communities to create new livelihood opportunities (Proche Orient)

Liban

Titre : Wee can Women’s Economic Empowerment : Syrian host and refugee communities to create new livelihood opportunities (Proche Orient)

Pays : Liban
Localisation : Proche Orient : Egypt : one area in Damietta Governorate (Damietta) and 1 area in Sharqia Governorate (10th of Ramadan CityLebanon : 3 areas in the North Governorate (Districts of Tripoli, Minieh Dinieh, Koura) and 2 areas in the Akkar Governorate (Mhammare, Benine) Jordan : 5 areas in Ma’an Governorate (Jafr, Mraighah, Ma’an, Qasaba and Athroh)

Durée : November 2018 - December 2019

Contexte
Lebanon is the country in the world with the highest number of Syrian refugees, around 1,200,000, considering the surface area of only 10,452km2, or between 25% and 30% of the Lebanese population. In addition to Syrian refugees, the presence of Palestinian refugees, approximately 280,000, whose 62% still resides in the 12 official refugee camps, distributed throughout the country, and 38% in gatherings, must be considered., the approximately 42 informal settlements often in the immediate vicinity of the fields. Gender inequality is also strong, declined in severe social and legal norms that affect the expectations and attitudes of women themselves, their families and the community, especially in Syrian ones, where the practice of early marriages is strong. Finally, the vulnerability of women is also linked to a low level of family income and the difficulty of accessing the labor market.

Descriptif
The "Wee Can !" Project is aimed at promoting the socio-economic empowerment of Syrian refugee women and vulnerable women of the Lebanese community, through actions aimed at promoting sustainable access to sources of income and social and family support (social norms) for female economic participation paths . Following an analysis of the local labor market, the project offers professional training, financial literacy and access to credit to 260 Syrian and Lebanese women. Added to this path is financial and training support for the creation of social enterprises made up of women

Partenaires  : COSPE, MAIS, Oxfam Great Britain –OGB ; Egypt : Benaa Al-Ensan Foundation - BEF. ; Lebanon : Union of Relief and Development Association - URDA, Beyon Reform & Development Irada Group SAL – BRD ; Jordan : Al-Anwar Women’s Charity Society - Al Anwar, Sisterhood is Global Institute / Jordan - SIGI-Jo

Bénéficiaires : 700 refugee and indigenous women

Financement : Italian Cooperation and Development Agency

Présentation : COSPE

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