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Nakba 70 Years On by the National YWCA of Palestine

Nakba 70 Years On by the National YWCA of Palestine

Nakba 70 Years On by the National YWCA of Palestine The National YWCA of Palestine invites YWCAs around the world, its partners, and friends to join them in not only remembering the bitter stories of dispossession and forced transfer that occurred 70 years ago, but in demanding the Right of Return for all refugees and the end of the ongoing Nakba still taking place as Palestinians continue to be forced from their lands and homes through ethnic cleansing, home demolishing, evictions, and...

Youth Participate and Youth Decide: Towards Freedom and Justice

Youth Participate and Youth Decide: Towards Freedom and Justice

“Youth Participate and Youth Decide: Towards Freedom and Justice” An International Youth Conference Convened by the YWCA of Palestine October 10 – 14, 2018 The Red Crescent Society, Ramallah, Palestine   Background “Youth Participate and Youth Decide: Towards Freedom and Justice” is an international youth conference organized by YWCA of Palestine, in partnership with few YWCA’s globally, and in coordination with local UN organizations and...

UN Solidarity Day for the Palestinian People on 29 November 2011

The YWCA of Palestine and the World YWCA have a special press release to be presented at the UN Solidarity Day for the Palestinian People on 29 November 2011.

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2011 / 11 / 30
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The YWCA of Palestine Keeps Hope Alive

When asked to write about the situation in Palestine, the words of Naja Said, writer, playwright and daughter of the late professor and renowned intellectual Edward Said, come to mind: “Words can be very powerful, and the word PALESTINE makes one want to cry.” After one year of her play ‘Palestine,’ this revelation still rings true as “Palestine” has ceased from being a concrete geographical place or a historical location, and Palestine has turned instead, to...

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2010 / 05 / 12
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Trainings for Community Members on Women’s Rights and UNSCR1325

 The YWCA of Palestine conducted two trainings on promoting women/gender rights and the UNSCR 1325 for community members in November 2011. The first training, on 22 November, was at the YWCA of Ramallah, in which 30 participants (25% of whom are young women) attended. The second training, on 24 November, was at the YWCA of Jericho and had attendance of more than 47 women, almost half of whom were young women. The women attending the trainings were from different areas from and around...

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2011 / 11 / 04
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Power to Change - Young Women Trainings

 The YWCA of Palestine, following its participation at the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in Feb-March 2011, conducted three trainings for young women in June 2011. The trainings focused on: 1. Young Women Training on UN SCR 1325: 27 young women attended the informative training. It has motivated the participants to find out more about women’s rights and to see how what they have learned can be carried out in their daily lives. The training has been relevant and critical,...

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2011 / 06 / 04
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International Day in Solidarity with the Palestinian People

World YWCA We, the General Arab Women Federation, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) and the World YWCA as organisations that have a long history of working on issues of peace with justice, have witnessed the Israeli-Palestinian conflict since 1948 and journeyed in solidarity with the women and girls in this region. We stand in search for lasting and durable peace with justice for all people of the world, and especially in this region on this special day, the...

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2011 / 11 / 30
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The YWCA of Palestine Keeps Hope Alive

When asked to write about the situation in Palestine, the words of Naja Said, writer, playwright and daughter of the late professor and renowned intellectual Edward Said, come to mind: “Words can be very powerful, and the word PALESTINE makes one want to cry.” After one year of her play ‘Palestine,’ this revelation still rings true as “Palestine” has ceased from being a concrete geographical place or a historical location, and Palestine has turned instead, to...

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2011 / 11 / 23
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Youth Participate and Youth Decide: Towards Freedom and Justice

Youth Participate and Youth Decide: Towards Freedom and Justice

“Youth Participate and Youth Decide: Towards Freedom and Justice” An International Youth Conference Convened by the YWCA of Palestine October 10 – 14, 2018 The Red Crescent Society, Ramallah, Palestine   Background “Youth Participate and Youth Decide: Towards Freedom and Justice” is an international youth conference organized by YWCA of Palestine, in partnership with few YWCA’s globally, and in coordination with local UN organizations and...

International Conference: Women’s Freedom, Peace and Dignity in Palestine UNSCR 1325 for Accountability

International Conference: Women’s Freedom, Peace and Dignity in Palestine UNSCR 1325 for Accountability

  “Women’s Freedom, Peace and Dignity in Palestine UNSCR 1325 for Accountability” An International Conference, Convened by the YWCA of Palestine 26 September to 1 October 2014 STATE OF PALESTINE The YWCA of Palestine, with the support of the World YWCA and in coordination with the Ministry of Women’s Affairs- State of Palestine/ UNSCR 1325 National Forum, the General Union for Palestinian Women/ UNSCR 1325 Coalition, the Violence Against Women Forum (AL...

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2014 / 04 / 10  10:06
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