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Digital technology to increase participation of women, youth in reconstruction of the Gaza Strip

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

With financial support of the Government of the Kingdom of Belgium, UN-Habitat and UN Women have launched a new innovative Programme to advance women’s and youth’s rights to participate in reconstruction and recovery efforts in Gaza through use of digital technologies. More

Young Palestinian activists carry out their role in bringing about peace

Thursday, October 25, 2012

In the offices of the General Union of Palestinian Women -a bastion for older-generation prominent women politicians- two young Palestinian women listen to the discussions, feeling a little shy in the midst of such veteran advocates. Amaal, 23, and Ruba, 26, are part of a younger generation of Palestinian women activists who say they are apprehensive and have often felt un-welcomed and even discouraged from participating in the current political scene. However, with enthusiasm sparkling in their eyes, they relate how they, as young women active in media and political spheres, could potentially bring change to the current political stalemate. More

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