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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 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  02:05
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Join Palestinian Women in Our Resistance

Join Palestinian Women in Our Resistance

Join Palestinian Women in Our Resistance The United Nations theme this year for International Women’s Day, celebrated annually on 8th of March is Inspiring Change. Palestinian Refugee Women Lead the Way Forward by Taking Us Back Download Full Statement  

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2014 / 03 / 06  09:11
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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 / 29
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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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Advocacy and Lobbying Training for Staff

 The three-day intensive training focused on gender, women’s empowerment, CEDAW and SCR1325. Participants, who were comprised of the senior and relevant staff of the YWCA of Palestine, learned about the strategies and interventions that should be taken into consideration when designing successful campaigns. The training highlighted the importance of forming coalitions and working within networks in order to gain more outreach, gain from diversified skills, share leadership, increase...

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2011 / 02 / 03
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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 / 03
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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 / 29
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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 / 22
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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 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  02:06
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