Workshop on child rights " for mothers and Girls "
02 May 2020
In the framework of the project “for its future”, which is being implemented by Developmental Action without Borders / Nabaa’ in collaboration with Emma Institute and Circle institute and funded by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia, which aims to reduce the risk of child marriage in Lebanon by providing mental and health support to victims as well as building victims ’capacities to participate in raising awareness about the risks of early marriage for families and community leaders. Where two training workshops on child rights has been held and targeted mothers and girls.
The training workshop that targeted mothers lasted for three days’ and addressed a group of 12 mothers aged between 30 to 50 who were selected by Nabaa’ team. Whereas, the training workshop that targeted girls lasted for one day due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The aim of the training was residing on raising the participants' awareness on child rights, and to realize that early marriage is a violation of the rights of the child in addition to building the capabilities of the participants to transfer information to their peers.
The training included two main titles: the concept of the child and his rights, in addition to peer education. Whereas, the content of the first headline includes the concept of childhood, the rights and duties, child rights, the International Convention on the Rights of the Child and its principles, optional protocols, Lebanon's commitment to the convention, and child rights report.
As for the second major headline content, it includes the concept of peer education, the rules that must be taken into consideration regarding peer education, general advice or guidelines for peer education.