Citizenship project concluded [Archives:2005/876/Local News]

September 12 2005

TAIZ- Sept. 7- A workshop on the citizenship project for Isma'a Schoolgirls was held on Tuesday. The project will be reviewed on the regional level next month in Jordan with the participation of 10 Arab countries competing for the highest level of literacy.

The event, which was organized by the Center of Civil Education and Citizenship in cooperation with the Woman Forum for Studies and Training, aimed to involve girls in the discussion of issues related to development, democracy and freedom. The workshop recommended that achievement and understanding of schoolgirls should be assessed by educationists and academics.

Asma'a School for Girls in Taiz is interested in projects of citizenships and tackling issues of unemployment.

Speeches were given by Ahmad al-Hajri, Governor of Taiz, Mahdi Abdussalam, General Manager of the Education Office, Ms. Amatarrahman Jahhaf, Isma'a School Principal. The Governor of Taiz affirmed the project was a success and promised to boost such projects in collaboration with the concerned sides that help raise awareness among girls.