Daad Mousa

6 October 2005

Ms. Daad Mousa from Syria, is an independent Attorney at Law with an academic background in criminal and public law.

Ms. Mousa practises law since 1986 and handles all cases specialising family law, consultant for family problems related to immigration cases. She is also a consultant at the Juvenile Centre for Girls in Damascus

Ms. Mousa is a women's rights and civil society activist and a founding member of the Syrian Centre for Women's rights.

She is currently also the National Consultant on Gender for the United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA) in Syria.

In addition to that Ms. Mousa is an online legal consultant (and founding member) for the Al-Thara website which serves as an important weekly review of scholarship and literature on women; an important database of legal information and counselling, studies, research

With regards to publications Ms. Mousa has conducted the National Report on the role of women in economic development for the regional forum The Role of Women in Economic Development: Equal Opportunities Dimension in the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership 2001.

She has also published papers on topics including Women's Rights in Syria, Violence against women and girls, Women Empowerment, Discriminatory Laws against Women, Children Rights, Sexual Exploitation of Children in Syria, Reproductive Health and Rights, Civil Associations in Syria.
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