Linking together for human rights

A sad international women’s day

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It was a sad international women’s day event yesterday as the speakers from Abu Dis were talking on the day that a 14-year old,  Yamin Jaffal, had been buried; he was shot by an Israeli soldier two days ago in the middle of Abu Dis. We dedicated this evening to his mother. Fathea (pictured)  and Abeer told people that as a Palestinian woman you will be the wife or mother … Read More →

Six more months of lockdown

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CADFA resources are available now for anyone interested in human rights, Palestine, the lives of ordinary people living under Corona as well as occupation. Six months of CADFA human rights reports: March and April 2020 May 2020 June 2020 July 2020 August 2020 CADFA women’s magazine published in June CADFA resources page on this website  

“It was a big time commitment – but worth it.”/ “I learnt more than I thought possible”

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Thank you very much to our lovely visitors for the excellent feedback that they gave from our virtual visit to Palestine in August. Every one of them said that it exceeded their expectations and that they had learned a lot.  We also expected less – because it was a virtual visit  – than was in the end achieved. Now we are encouraged to do another one! And we are inviting applications. We asked our … Read More →

A real twinning magazine

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The days of lockdown have pushed many people into Zoom communication, and CADFA women’s links has gone the same way! We found it GREAT as a way to bring a number of women together in Palestine and the UK – all of us keen to link up across the lockdown – and this bilingual magazine (warning, it is long, though there are many pictures!) is the result of our co-operation. … Read More →

Wonderful women’s visit

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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 →

Looking forward to the Palestinian women’s visit!

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Palestinian Women’s Voices Matter! CADFA’s Palestinian women’s visit to the UK for International Women’s Day has taken place every year in March since 2006 (except for one year when it was replaced by a women’s visit to Palestine). An exciting event full of meetings, visits and events, it will this year include six women from Abu Dis and activities all over the country – mainly in the south but as … Read More →