*”Liberated T”, is a Syrian advocacy campaign that aims to change the negative gender stenotypes imposed mainly by our society on women, it focuses on theSyrian women’s stories, battles, and experiences. It will also expose the gender based violations they face on their daily lives. *In standard Arabic language the femininity letter T added to the verb to make it feminine is named “The Quiet T”. Our campaign uses the same femininity T but we are changing its name into liberated T, instead of “quiet”.

Nahed Badawia

A civil engineer and a writer. Nahed started her political activism in the 1980s as she joined the Communist Labour Party (an opposition party) to be arrested for this in 1987 for 4 years.

In prison, Nahed with her comrades had established a magazine and a theatrical troupe, she directed many of their performances such as The Lady from the Sea by Henrik Ibsen.

Nahed joined the first sit-in in Damascus in March 2011 in front of the interior miniserty to demand the release of the political prisoners, when she was arrested gain.

Before leaving Damascus, she joined Syrian Women to Support the Uprisiring group that was sharing the human stories of the uprising. Its women also took part in the peaceful gatehrings and the releif work when displaced families strated to runaway to Damascus. #Liberated_T