On Thursday 9 April 2020 at 6pm we hosted the 2nd episode of virtual talks on our Facebook page. The talk was about “Family Life during Covid-19 Crisis” and it was delivered by Dr Mamoun Mobayed, a Consultant Psychiatrist based in Qatar. Dr Mamoun talked about how families could handle the crisis socially and financially.
On Thursday 02 April 2020 at 7pm, we hosted the first series of virtual live talks on our Facebook page. The first talk was about “COVID-19 Pandemic” and it was delivered by Dr Ammar Darwish, a Staff Surgeon at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT). In his talk, Dr Ammar gave an introduction on COVID-19 and its causes and consequence.
On Friday 06/03/2020, Rethink Rebuild Society (RR) participated in the post-screening discussion of the moving documentary “We Are Not Princesses”. The film follows a grouping of Syrian women living as refugees in Beirut, who come together to tell their stories of loss, love, hope and pain through the ancient Greek myth Antigone.
Rethink Rebuild Society is pleased to learn that Manchester-based Syrian refugee Mrs Amina Khoulani won the 2020 International Women of Courage Award by the U.S. Department of State along with 11 extraordinary women from all over the world. The award ceremony was hosted by the US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo at the Department of State on Wednesday 04 March 2020.
On Friday 21 February 2020, Rethink Rebuild Society celebrated International Mother Language Day at Longsight Library Manchester. Our own Mustafa & Hala read some Arabic poems of the late Syrian poet Muhammad al-Maghut with their translation in English. We would like to thank those who attended the event.