Women in Palestine Face Violence & Political Exclusion

The first female Palestinian activist to address the UN Security Council, Randa Siniora, speaks out over women’s political marginalisation and domestic abuse. By Rebecca Ratcliffe – 26 Oct 2018 Women are being shut out of Palestinian politics and excluded from peace talks, according to Randa Siniora, the first female Palestinian campaigner to address the UN …

‘Her Job’ Trailer Shows a Housewife’s Journey to Escape the Patriarchy (Exclusive)

The Greek film will debut Sept. 7 at the TIFF Bell Lightbox as a part of the Discovery selections. Proposed by Alexia Tsouni The Hollywood Reporter has an exclusive look at the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival selection Her Job. The film from Greek director Nikos Labôt follows an illiterate housewife in Athens, Greece, who uses a job …

Palestinian Women’s Political Participation and Access to Decision-Making

Top image: Palestinian women leaders met at a National Gathering in November 2016 to engage in a dialogue and address some of the issues that concern women in the context of politics and communities. Photo courtesy of MIFTAH. Challenges and Prospects By: Courtesy of MIFTAH What is political participation? A prevalent misconception tends to restrict political …