Egypt : visit of EU Ambassador and Swedish Ambassador to Fayoum

22-11-2019
EU Ambassador Ivan Surkos in Fayoum
EU Ambassador Ivan Surkos in Fayoum
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On the occasion of the Universal Child Rights Day, the Swedish Ambassador Jan Thesleff and the EU Ambassador Ivan Surkos both participated in a special field visit to Fayoum on 21 November, where the ‘Dawwie’ initiative is taking place.

Launched by the National Council for Childhood & Motherhood and other partners and in collaboration with UNICEF, ‘Dawwie’ initiative is part of a nation-wide effort to empower girls. The visit included attending an interactive theatre performance at Shakshouk Village, where they got a chance to listen to the children discuss many relevant topics, including early marriage and girls' education.

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