Women in the Middle East are under huge pressure from the society, with all the traditions in our region and the extremist concepts and beliefs considering the relationship between men and women

, accordingly, media has the responsibility of challenging stereotypes and exposing violence and unjust acts against women by questioning certain practices and addressing women's rights related issues in a responsible and gender-sensitive manner; which is the main scope of this project that worked on the following goals:

  • Producing a TV show "a very happy marriage" consisting of a drama series followed by a discussion in each episode, found on this link:

  • Constructing a website with counseling section and downloadable books and articles all considering the same theme and goal of the project, found on this link:



The main objective of this phase was to change the attitudes towards women through changing the portrayal of women in the Arab media, and dealing with common practical issues related directly or indirectly to women's rights in the Arab world, the approach used in this phase was implementing seminars and workshops, in addition to working on the production of more media programs addressing the same issue, and training media workers on scriptwriting, editing and directing. This was achieved simultaneously with the following up on the website (opened in phase1) and the counseling inquiries and correspondences.