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"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.

(Made with love) .. Candles, ceramic works and souvenirs as part of a product project for two ambitious young women

Homs, (ST)- Two ambitious young women from Homs launched their own project called "Made with Love". This project, led by Ola Khashfa and Atta Al Sibai, includes a wide range of wax products and ceramic works that  attract a large number of people due to their specialty and beauty in terms of form, implementation, and the quality of the materials and the professional methods used .

The project  which was launched, according to Khashfa, a year and a half ago through the “Acacia” bazaar in Homs, united the efforts of the two young women who were working alone, which doubled creativity in  work and broadened her horizons, especially as her work is based on an academic background provided by her studies at the Teacher Training Institute”.

Rural Women Empowerment One of Priorities of Syrian Government Development Programs

The Syrian government is keen on adopting strategic national plans and procedures to strengthen and boost Syrian women’s participation in the country’s development process.

Rural women empowerment has been one of the top priorities of the development program of the Syrian government. This was crystallized in the government’s commitment to consolidating rural woman’s role as key partners in all aspects of life.

Shedding light on the situation of rural woman in Lattakia province, Syriatimes e-newspaper visited the Permanent Marketing Center of rural woman’s products, which was opened in 2017 with the aim of supporting and introducing the products of the rural women.

"Creative Young Women" Bazaar Featuring unique Artistic products

Homs, (ST)-In cooperation with the Directorate of Labor and Social Affairs, a group of distinguished women held an exhibition and bazaar of "Creative Young Women".

The two-day exhibition featured beautiful and distinctive pieces of art and handmade products produced by creative women representing the governorates of Homs, Hama and Damascus countryside.

An Exhibition without a Title will surely Strike on the Keynote … Or Maybe on the Painting Quill

From the first encounter with this inspirational woman I perceived a woman of high sensibility and creativity enjoying multiple skills since she is a plastic artist, a film maker and an interior designer, all that in the name of Sana Atassi, a talented Syrian artist who has held a solo exhibition at Damascus Opera house, including about 20 paintings depicting the female spirit as a divine soul, a source of inspiration and fertility. 

However, without a title an exhibition might seem loosely wrapped; yet Atassi had a totally different point of view “I deliberately chose to keep my exhibition without a title to keep all possibilities open enlarging the audience's perspective to the highest levels.’ She enthusiastically exclaimed.