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On International Women's Day.. Syrian women in trade unions have proved dedication, diligence, high sense of responsibility

On the occasion of International Women's Day, it is necessary to shed light on the positive actions of women working in trade unions in terms of serving their colleagues on the one hand and conveying the voice of working women on the other. It is also necessary to focus on the increase in women’s participation in various leadership positions thus reflecting a bright image of Syrian women.

Head of the Syndicate of Pharmacists in Syria, Dr. Wafaa Keshi, said that the woman’s unionist work has given an added value to output and reflected their bright image through their diligence and dedication to work. She added that this role has grown and women have begun to occupy advanced positions in trade unions.

Dr. Keshi began her unionist career in 2003. Her experience has accumulated and developed to enable her to serve her colleagues, defend their interests, increase the advantages provided to them, enhance their skills and strengthen the union's position in society. She affirmed that unionist work has showed the ability of Syrian women to give, innovate and renew.

On his part, head of the Agricultural Engineers Syndicate, Dr. Eng. Rama Aziz indicated that unionist work is a voluntary kind of work that aims at serving colleagues, pointing out that whoever enters this field must be fully aware of the size of the responsibility he/she must undertake to meet the needs of those who put their trust in him. She clarified that the legislative, political and social environment in Syria is appropriate and encouraging for women’s work in different fields, including in trade unions that contribute a lot to women's success.

"Their Music" a Classical Music Evening to Mark "Women Day"

Under the patronage of Mr. Muhammad Al-Ahmad, Minister of Culture and the Directorate of Musical Institutes and Ballet, Mahmoud Al-Ajan Institute of Music will hold a classical music evening on Monday at Dar al-Assad for Culture in Lattakia, entitled "Their Music", marking International Women's Day which is celebrated worldwide on March 8.

"We intended to hold this event on Women’s Day in an attempt to introduce some of the female musicians who performed musical masterpieces and did not receive the popularity that the works of male musicians had received" , Miss Salma Mhana, the supervisor of the evening, declared to the Syria times e-newspaper.

Kanana Aloush " lioness of Syrian media"

Kenana Alloush, the correspondent of the Syrian "Sama" TV in Aleppo, is one of the ambitious Syrian women and a Syrian media icon who has been working courageously and professionally on the ground to cover the Syrian Arab army's operations against terrorist groups in Aleppo, thus named by many Syrians as the lioness of the Syrian media.

Kenana graduated from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities- French Language Department- at Tishreen University with excellent degree. But her passion was for journalism.

In 2003, she started her media career as a broadcaster in the General Authority for Radio and Television. She prepared and presented several successful programs for the Syrian TV including "Gardenia" and "Good Morning Aleppo". Kenana is fluent in French, English and Italian languages.

Gift boxes, accessories, flower arrangements are part of an innovative project of an ambitious young Syrian woman

Homs, (ST)- Noor Al-Hindawi’s hobby of converting cardboard and paperboard into artistic shapes and figures has soon became a productive project that pays good financial income, especially after she has developed it by using new techniques that helped her create amazing pieces of art.

"Supporting Women’s Activities" Exhibition seeks empowering women


Homs, (ST)- In preparation for holding Women's Day, which falls on the 8th of March, the Committee of Businesswomen at the Homs Chamber of Commerce will hold the Fourth Marketing Exhibition under the title "Supporting Women’s Activities".

 Mrs. Afaf Al-Hassan, head of the Businesswomen Committee in Homs, told the Syria Times e-newspaper that "in an attempt to support and encourage creative women, the Businesswomen Committee in Homs holds every year a number of activities that aim at empowering women financially and morally.

This exhibition is one of these events that could be an opportunity to encourage women to develop their works, skills and to market their products in order to improve their living conditions.