Linking together for human rights

Wonderful women’s visit

WOMEN

We’re so proud of this wonderful visit, our great visitors and amazing volunteers and helpers in the UK – This was a special visit because it involved old friends from Abu Dis with whom we’ve been linking right back (in some cases) to 2005, and new and old friends in the UK from across the country – Bradford, Cornwall, Salisbury, Whitstable, Worcester, Chichester, Hastings, Reading and London of course. What … Read More →

Palestinian Voices Matter

football girls

We were proud to have young people from Palestine visit with the girls’ football visit last November/ December,  taking with them to many schools, tournaments and activities of all sorts both happy things (smiles, football) and more seriously a knowledge of the human rights violations they suffer under the Israeli occupation. One of the distinctive parts of CADFA’s work is to create links between people in the UK and in Palestine so … Read More →

Meetings with Jerusalem women

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We were very happy to welcome Ruba Imam and Hiyam Elayyan to London on CADFA’s 2019 women’s visit from Palestine.  We’re proud to say that we have had women’s visits between the two countries every March since 2006 so this was the fourteenth! And it was a very useful visit, including meetings with many organisations and public events in north, south, east and west London as well as Northampton and … Read More →

Letter to our local paper…

Dear CNJ Some of your readers will know that CADFA (Camden-Abu Dis Friendship Association) has organised women’s exchanges between Camden and Palestine every year since 2006. This year’s visit runs between 22nd March and 1st April and we think that your readers may be interested to come along and meet them. CADFA often hosts visitors from Palestine: school children, students, women, musicians and others. For the past ten years these have very … Read More →

Looking forward to the 2019 women’s visit!

CADFA

Later this week, our Palestinian women friends will arrive for our next exciting women’s visit from Palestine to the UK. You have the opportunity to meet them at numerous public events celebrating International Women’s Day (month) in Hackney, Hammersmith, Northampton, Worcester, Islington, Wimbledon, Camden… Hope that you are able to come to one of these!

Meetings with Palestinian women

CADFA

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 →