the voices of Palestinian women
|Speaker||Marina Juan Oliva Gender Focal Point EC Technical Assistance Office EU Representative West Bank, Gaza Strip and UNRWA Fatine Bolifa Arab Women’s Solidarity Association-Belgium|
“Masarat” (“Journeys”) is a collection of 4 four short films by Palestinian women filmmakers addressing different aspects of Palestinian women’s lives. Women artists were given the stage to express their identity, struggle andfears.
Produced by Shashat with support of the European Commission, these short films were screened in 2009 during the 5th edition of the Annual Women’s Festival in Palestine, the only on-going event
of this kind in the Arab world.
2 of the 4 short films will be screened in the infopoint and introduced by our colleague in charge of Genderequality in our Delegation in Gaza strip.
(Arabic with English sub-titles)
AWSA-Be will be presented after the screening as well as few pictures from Palestine. AWSA’s objective is to promote the women's rights originating from the Arab world. By their actions, they encourage the women to take an active part in all the fields of the private life and public and to free ourselves from any domination social, political, economic or religious.