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Search results for Organization Name: SHAMS
Year: 2017
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Project Title: Expanding Democracy and a Civic Culture
Organization Name: Human Rights and Democracy Media Center (Shams)
Project Region: Middle East & North Africa
Project Country: West Bank / Gaza
Project Focus: Democratic Ideas and Values
Description: To promote democratic and human rights values and norms within sharia colleges in the West Bank. The organization will lead a series of educational and awareness-raising workshops targeting young male and female students and teachers at five sharia faculties. It will hold 10 half-day workshops on religious freedoms in a democratic society, conduct two capacity-building workshops for 20 sharia teachers and 20 sharia students, and mentor local sharia teachers as they lead a minimum of 10 classroom lectures to continue and deepen those discussions.
Year: 2017
Award Amount: $30,000