Awareness Campaign “Stories from our village”
Workshop – second phase – March 3rd, 2014
The National Observatory for Women in Agriculture and Rural Areas – NOWARA – and the Italian NGO CTM Onlus, in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture, have organized a workshop for the awareness campaign “Stories from our village” on March 3rd 2014 at Sin El Fil public library, in order to enhance the activity of the public libraries. The event comes after the second workshop held on 12th December 2013, where 14 public schools were invited following to a selection made by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, in addition to the six schools that won the first stage of the campaign, and 30 public libraries chosen by the Ministry of Culture. The workshop was also an opportunity to deliver to all the participants a didactic kit and a CD-ROM, which contains 7 stories recorded by professional actors, and the campaign’s song with a number of books in order to apply this activity in schools and libraries. This campaign aims to raise awareness of the new generations about the importance of the development of rural areas, as well as it highlights the role of women in development and rural family, in addition to the promotion of questions concerning gender equality and maintenance of the heritage and traditions. The awareness campaign is organized in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Culture and the Italian Development Cooperation, and it is implemented by “Les Amis des Marionnettes” in the framework of the project “Socio-economic development of the rural population of southern Lebanon”.