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ARDD - Legal Aid’s mission is to actively contribute as a civil society organization to a just and stable society, free of inequity and conflict. We empower marginalized groups to acquire and enjoy their universal rights and freedoms by representing their needs and mobilizing relevant duty bearers to conform to human rights, good governance and the rule of law.

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Monday, October 5, 2015
Change Makers Initiatives

Farah, Wa’ad, Mahmoud and Hamza are Lana project change makers who are interested in education. Thus, for their initiative, they focused on the importance of education as a path to empowerment with a specific...
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
The Struggle to be a Chef

27-year old Ahmad Ramzi is passionate about being a chef. He has been working in the kitchen for the past two years and is eager to learn the tricks of the trade. Becoming a chef was not an easy choice for him to make, however. ‘It is...
Monday, September 28, 2015
Challenging Gender Roles

The Lana Project, meaning “ours” in English, aims to encourage people of all genders to reject gender-based discrimination and wants to contribute to a more equitable, non-violent and democratic society in the MENA region. Addressing...
Monday, September 21, 2015
Defying the norms to become a journalist

“I face each challenge as a new experience and learn from it.” Itaf Rodan juggles her career as a journalist with being a mother of five. The female role models in her conservative family are a source of inspiration to...