Tagged: Women

Story of the Year: Palestinian women rise worldwide News & Analysis
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Story of the Year: Palestinian women rise worldwide

Whether dressed in a traditional Palestinian thobe in Congress or marching through streets around the world, 2019 was the year Palestinian women spearheaded the struggle for dignity and justice in Palestine-Israel.

about 3 weeks ago
Naila and the Uprising: The women who drove the First Intifada Film
Al-Jazeera

Naila and the Uprising: The women who drove the First Intifada

You can now watch Just Vision Media's film "Naila and the Uprising," on Al Jazeera English. The film tells the story of how Palestinian women played central roles in the first Palestinian uprising against Israel's occupation, the First Intifada.

on December 17, 2019
No, You Can’t Be A Feminist And A Zionist Op-Eds & Analysis
Mariam Barghouti, Forward

No, You Can’t Be A Feminist And A Zionist

Near Qalandia checkpoint in the West Bank, I watch as two female Israeli soldiers fire tear gas at a crowd of protesting Palestinian youths. One canister ricochets, hitting a young boy in the arm. The soldier who was shooting begins to laugh. Her colleague proudly pats her shoulder as they both reach to refill their weapons.

on November 27, 2017
#Marking50 Series: Manal Videos
IMEU

#Marking50 Series: Manal

“I am Palestinian and I’m going to stay Palestinian forever. It doesn’t matter where I live or what passport I carry.” Displaced by Israel during the Naksa in 1967, Manal grew up as a refugee in Jordan. Today, Manal lives in Brooklyn and remains active on Palestinian, undocumented, Muslim, and Arab women's rights locally.

on June 26, 2017
Zionism, the Nakba, and Feminism Op-Eds & Analysis
Donna Nevel, Huffington Post

Zionism, the Nakba, and Feminism

In a recent op-ed in the New York Times, author Emily Shire asked, in relation to the International Women’s Day Strike that included a call for the decolonization of Palestine, if the feminist movement has room for Zionists like herself.

on March 13, 2017
Can You Be a Zionist Feminist? Linda Sarsour Says No Op-Eds & Analysis
Collier Meyerson, The Nation

Can You Be a Zionist Feminist? Linda Sarsour Says No

Since Donald Trump was elected to the presidency, millions of women across the country have become active in a newly resurgent feminist movement. But, like in all feminist movements before it, tensions between groups...

on March 13, 2017
Gaza’s Women of Steel News Roundup
Mersiha Gadzo, Al Jazeera

Gaza’s Women of Steel

At 42 percent, Gaza has the world's highest unemployment rate - and while the rate of women in the workforce is only 15 percent, compared to 71 percent of men, many of them are trying to close the gap. More and more women are breaking societal norms...

on March 8, 2017
On 8 March, Stand with Women of Palestine News Roundup
Sofia Arias and Bill V. Mullen, The Electronic Intifada

On 8 March, Stand with Women of Palestine

The 8 March international women’s strike is an unprecedented opportunity for feminists to stand against Islamophobia and Israeli apartheid, while supporting Palestinian self-determination. The strike call for a “feminism for the 99 percent” includes explicit demands...

on March 6, 2017
Palestinian Media Outlets Commit to More Coverage of Women’s Affairs News Roundup
Rasha Abou Jalal, Al-Monitor

Palestinian Media Outlets Commit to More Coverage of Women’s Affairs

The Palestinian Ministry of Women’s Affairs, in collaboration with local media, is deploying major efforts to encourage the media to address social affairs, and women’s affairs in particular...

on March 2, 2017
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