Linking together for human rights

Calling for free speech on Palestine

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CADFA were very shocked to have our International Women’s Day room booking cancelled by Kentish  Town Community Centre. They (note, not Camden Council) decided that there was a potential problem with one of our speakers – Baroness Jenny Tonge – who is a peer of the realm, already has a platform in the House of Lords! and who had been cleared by a House committee of a smear that had … Read More →

International women’s month: women’s visit to Palestine

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CADFA has organised a women’s exchange between the UK and Palestine every year since 2006. This year, the exchange was to Palestine. In the past few years, the visits have involved young women under 30, but this year we took a mixed-age group to meet women younger and older and from all walks of life. A wonderful visit – as usual, shocking and inspiring.  A fuller report follows in English, … Read More →

Four focuses for CADFA’s International Women’s Day celebration

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Today is CADFA’s in­ternational women’s day celebration in London! (In Palestine, CADFA will also ta­ke part in an Intern­ational Women’s Day celebration with Dar Assadaqa and the Ge­nder Studies Centre at the Al Quds Unive­rsity) We’re very mu­ch looking forward to celebrating with Palestinian food, int­ernational music and dabkeh dance from Palestine as well as speakers from the UK (Baroness Jenny Ton­ge) and Palestine (S­hahd Abusalama from Gaza and – … Read More →

Report from the Twinning in Action project

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Twinning in Action was a very special CADFA project funded by Erasmus + (European Union) and the fund-raising efforts of CADFA’s members and supporters. It ran between September 2014 and September 2016, and included three UK-Palestinian youth workers’ training exchanges and six youth exchanges for young people from Palestine and the UK (women, university students, school-age young people).   SEE THE REPORT HERE CADFA brings people together to promote human rights … Read More →

Newsletter from women’s links

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Cat keeping cool – pic by Helena (volunteer in Abu Dis last summer). Attached the women’s newsletter made by women from Palestine and the UK – issued by CADFA women’s links, who also welcome new members  for the new year.