The staff of Legal Aid and Empowerment Project for Vulnerable Groups LAEVG within National Society for Democracy and Law NSDL in Rafah governorate hold on Monday,26thSep. 2011 the eleventh workshop  entitled “Alimony and dowry and their Types and when is it worth? ” , in El-Nahda Charity for Social Development Association, in the presence of a 40 individuals of  household women and those who are in a mass need for legal services . This workshop conducted as a part of a series of workshops that will be held under the item of awareness raising campaigns during the project duration ,and aims to spread the legal awareness among citizens in general and targeting vulnerable groups in particular , who are in a mass need for legal aid and support

Mr. Emad El-Faqawi ,the project coordinator, opening the workshop with a brief introduction of the project , its objectives and the three levels of the legal aid services: providing legal consultations , intervention and mediation and legal representation for difficult legal issues in the court  .And he added that the legal clinic number 9 which is opened in 20thJune,2011  in the National Society for Democracy and Law, and its work staff completely ready to provide the legal aid services for vulnerable groups

Mr. El-Faqawi confirmed on the workshop topic that revolve on ” Alimony and dowry and their Types and when is it worth? “, he especially focused on main points that revolved around concept of alimony and when is it worth?

rights to inheritance, the causes of succession, and spoke in details about inheritance, its causes and conditions, then, moved to talk about inherited things and binding.

Some real issues are raised and discussed with the audience which are spread in the marginalized region related with inheritance issues and the wrong culture within the society that prevent the right of inheritance for females .The principle that is contrary to the law and religion .During the discussion,  some cases are discovered and provided legal consultations on the individual and group level.

At the end  of the workshop , Mr. El-Faqawi evaluate the workshop through getting a feedback from the audience and how much are the new information that provided during the workshop and how much are they important for them ?

Recommendations and suggestions about the workshop are noted and written by Mariam Kasouha coordinator Assistant of the project.

At the end , the audience expressed their interest and satisfaction of the workshop and asked for conducting more workshops especially, in the rural and marginalized areas since they face many legal issues that need legal aid and intervention for vulnerable groups .