Partners: UNFPA and the Ministry of Youth and Sports

Year of implementation: 2017

Etijah in cooperation with the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the UNFPA is implementing Safe Spaces project (2017) at youth centers located in Al Sharqiya governorate. Safe Spaces is a project with a main objective to empower and support Syrian and Egyptian women and girls, by focusing on female’s essential role in the community.

The Safe Spaces enable the women participants to overcome the multiple challenges they face, it shed the light on gender based violence through different activities such as: Self-defense techniques, group therapy and theater workshops. One of the Safe Spaces activities is a theater show acted by Egyptian and Syrians called “We are here” which is played in different governorates to raise awareness about gender based violence.