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Opening first women’s center in Deir ez-Zor


DEIR-EZ-ZOR– The Women’s Committee of the Deir ez-Zor Civil Council opened the first center for women in Deir ez-Zor, in al-Jazrat town in the eastern village of Deir ez-Zor.DERZOR-VEKIRINA-NAVENDA-JINAN (1)

The representatives of the Syrian Women’s Council, Deir ez-Zor  Civil Council, the representatives of the Global Coalition against Daesh, and a number of the notables of the area, as well as dozens of residents attended the opening ceremonies .

After holding a minute of silence, the administratives of the Women’s Committee in the Deir ez-Zor Civil Council, Ruqiya al-Hesso and Nuriya al-Issa delivered speeches in which they welcomed all the participants, and  they congratulated all the women of Deir ez-Zor on the opening of the center.

Then, the administrative in the Syrian Women’s Council Delar Darwish delivered a speech, and commemorated in the beginning of her speech all the martyrs of freedom stressing that all the gains made in Deir ez-Zor have been achieved by the sacrifices of the martyrs. Delar Darwish added, “The Syrian women, the granddaughters of Cleopatra, Ishtar and Khawla Bint al Azwar are the writing of history. Thanks to our martyrs, our women have gained freedom, and are working to strengthen their organization and ensure their freedom. Women will continue their struggle for freedom.”DERZOR-VEKIRINA-NAVENDA-JINAN (3)

The co-chair of the Deir ez-Zor Civil Council, Leila al-Hassen, also delivered a speech, and talked about the tragedies experienced by the area during the occupation of IS mercenaries, and the oppression and pains that women suffered from. Leila al-Hassen added, “With the opening of the Women’s Center, women will take advanced steps towards women’s freedom in Deir-ez-Zor. We pledge that we will no longer allow anyone to violate women’s rights.”

The ceremonies also included speeches on behalf of the Martyrs’ Families Institution in Deir-ez-Zor , the speeches of the clerics, the speeches on behalf of Deir ez-Zor countryside’s councils, and the speeches of the Internal Security Forces. All the speeches congratulated the women of Deir ez-Zor on the opening of the center.

After finishing the words, the center was opened by the families of martyrs in Deir ez-Zor

The opening ceremony of the Women’s Center ended by dancing in rings in Deir ez-Zor.