Linking together for human rights

Meetings with Palestinian women

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It’s nearly time for our annual women’s visit from Palestine, a CADFA tradition since 2006!  This year’s women’s visit starts 23rd March. We’re looking forward to welcoming back HIYAM ELAYAN, Director of the Saraya Centre in the Old City of Jerusalem and RUBA IMAM, human rights lawyer based at Al Quds University Social Work Centre also in the Old City. They’re going to speak at the public meetings listed below, and at a … Read More →

Linking Together for Human Rights – Conference Sept 2016

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The final conference of the 2-year Twinning in Action project took place on Saturday 17th. We’re very grateful to all those who gave their very best to make it a success. We had presentations from the links groups leaders who had spent the previous week reviewing the work of the last two years and working with local people to discuss and make plans for the next period. We had film … Read More →

International women’s day event with KTCC

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CADFA were happy to celebrate International Women’s Day this year in London together with our local community centre KTCC. It was a great day! In the afternoon, women from CADFA and from KTCC shared skills of many sorts – languages, henna, egg-decoration, shiatsu, knitting, Bollywood dance. In the early evening, we had Lebanese food, the CADFA film Stories from our Mothers (you can also watch it here) and speakers from CADFA, … Read More →

CADFA is officially 11

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CADFA is actually over eleven years old, having got going in a meeting at the end of 2003, but our official launch date was 4th October 2005 when Ken Loach, Julie Christie and Ahdaf Soueif attended a packed meal in Daphne’s Restaurant, Camden Town, and the organisation was launched. Durring the next year, our first group visits to Palestine and from Palestine took place, and we became a charity in 2005 … Read More →