Distribution of certificates for 226 Children after accomplishing vocational training sessions
Under the patronage of the Ministry of Social Affairs in Lebanon Dar Al Amal held a certificate distribution ceremony to 226 youngsters’ girls and boys who participated at different accelerated training courses in Development Services Centers related to the Ministry of Social Affairs and in Dar Al Amal Centers at Sabra and Nabaa.
These courses are included in the project of “Combating the worst forms of child labour in the context of the refugee displacement crisis in Lebanon ” funded by Regional Development and Protection Programme - RDPP
Date : Wednesday 20 September from 11:00 am to 13:00pm
Place : Nabil Kahhale Theater in the building of the Municipality of Sin El Fil –Beirut
Surviving Abandonment and Maltreatment in prison: Setting out to new horizons
was born in 1989. Married and without children her husband denounced her to
save himself from jail. She was suspended on charges of murder for almost four
years in women's prison of Tripoli. Her husband
left her and travelled.
With her family not living in Lebanon Rana stayed in jail without a lawyer.
Therefore Dar Al Amal provided her with legal aid including a lawyer.
During her incarceration Rana participated in many activities (which) Dar Al Amal offers in the women's prison of Tripoli. These activities are organized in the framework of DAA's rehabilitation and reintegration project for women prisoners.
These activities include vocational trainings
on sewing, decorating ornaments, computer skills, handicraft etc. These
contributed to the development of Rana skills and helped her to ensure an
income due to the sale of her products by Dar Al Amal.
In addition Rana was followed up socially and psychologically.
Unfortunately her relationship to her parents suffered under her imprisonment. They refused to visit her as they weren’t able to accept her being in prison. Dar Al Amal offered a family follow-up as well until finally her father accepted to visit Rana in prison. Moreover he supported her with money.
After DAA paid Rana's bail she has been released. At that time she was yet fully qualified to face a society which condemns women prisoners and hinders them in returning to a normal life without obstacles.