Policy Paper – FROM WAR ECONOMY TO AN ECONOMICALLY -SAFE ENVIRONMENT: PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS AS SEEN BY SYRIAN WOMEN
- updated: September 28, 2020
SWPM would like to thank all those who worked on and contributed to this publication, individuals and entities, namely Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), Friedrich Ebert Foundation (FES), Women Now for Development, and all SWPM members and staff who assisted with the Consultations. This work would not have been possible without the Syrian women who participated in the Consultations and who, despite the dire conditions, were committed to this work to ensure that the voices of Syrian women are heard.
Please note this publication was drafted independently by SWPM based on the National Consultations; the views expressed in this publication do not necessarily represent the views of the aforementioned organizations.
This policy paper aims to review the effects of war economy in Syria on elements that were defined locally as the basic foundations of an economically-safe environment form a women’s perspective. It provides a list of recommendations that help achieve economic security on the personal, communal, and institutional levels. The paper is based on the results of 13 consultation sessions organized by the Syrian Women’s Political Movement (SWPM) between February and April 2020. The sessions were attended by 130 women in 13 different regions inside Syria.
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