September 30, 2010
HDIP held a national conference called “We Can Change” with the goal
to discuss Palestinian women’s conditions and major issues in
Empowerment is very important for women to make change and develop
themselves and their communities.
With many success stories, women and organizations from different
Palestinian districts were engaged in conference activities focused
on women's equality and women's rights.
Symposia sessions were allocated for more negotiations, discussions
empowerment project results.
Support women in
their societies and localities.
communicating with women globally and locally.
for learning by experience transmission.
national agenda for female empowerment and development.
Palestinian Parliament members, Nobel Women’s Initiative members (
Betty Williams, Rigoberta, Prof. Jody Williams, Dr. Shirin Ebadi,
Prof. Wangari Maathai), and many female organization leaders
exchanged knowledge and sent letters to those who are
committed to women’s issues and problems in an effort to affect
decision makers future plans and designs .
Our empowerment program encouraged females to improve their
communication skills and increase their knowledge in democracy,
human rights, leadership, advocacy campaigns, conflict
transformation and resolution, and gender rights, which highly
impacted their families and societies, and helped other females.
Many success stories were demonstrated emphasising that women have
many characteristics and desires to make change, and to overcome all
obstacles and bands whenever they have the capabilities and skills.