The Assad regime is no stranger to policies of demographic change. Forcing civilians out of their areas has been an intrinsic part of the regime’s administration of Syria since the days of Hafez Assad.
The process of reconstruction necessitates that the international community places its trust in the Syrian women and men, and their organizations.
In its Vision, the Syrian Women’s Political Movement noted the importance of “highlighting the plight of the Syrian youth who are being forced by the regime and other de facto powers to join the military struggle, and how this behaviour increases the disintegration and suffering in the Syrian society, especially among women.”
In its political vision, the Syrian Women’s Political Movement affirms the priority of the file of detainees, and missing and forcibly disappeared persons, and addresses it based on the relevant international resolutions, specifically the Geneva Declaration and UN Resolution 2254
“the constitution is an essential part of the political process, as the main guarantor of citizens’ rights, women and men.”
SWPM finds in a comprehensive political solution that leads to a democratic state, where all people are equal in their rights and obligations, a solution that can build the Syrian identity again, and create a new social contract that will allow the Syrian people to reach a level of genuine coexistence based on the concept of citizenship
I write to you today on behalf of SWPM, to allow Syrian women and men to follow the updates of SWPM and its political positions.
As leading Syrian women working within the Syrian political activity against the regime and through our interaction with the international community, we observed marginalization of women