June 16, 2015

Youth Citizenship Ambassadors Group celebrated first phase achievements accompanied by unparalleled enthusiasm to kick off the second phase of the project. Ambassadors shared success stories portraying their restless efforts with Mr Hisham El-Rouby, CEO and Founder of Etijah, Dr. Miwa Kato, UN Women Country Director, and Mr Alaa Hassan, Adviser of Minister of Population.

Youth Citizenship Ambassadors Group aims at raising awareness of 7500 marginalized women and young girls on the importance of possessing national ID cards in ten selected governorates towards more inclusion of women in society. This is achieved through training a group of 150 young women and men on tools and techniques to design, plan, and implement community initiatives and awareness campaigns . The ten governorates are: Alexandria, Beheria, Portsaid, Ismailia, Menia, Assuit, Aswan, Sohag, Qena and Red Sea.