There is a tangible anxiety upon my reception to the Excellence Centre, Hebron. The centre is nervous I will pry too deep into culturally sensitive areas and has already asked that I avoid topics that relate to sex. When I am introduced to a mixed gender class of twenty year Read more…
Rateeba is second in our series on women talking about their battle against Islamism in Palestine.
A brief recent history of the women’s rights movement from Amal Al-Jubeh, Director of the Women’s Centre for legal aid and counselling:
With the rise of digital and social media we have the same opportunities to speak up as radical groups do. We too, can fill the void. We can step into public space and counter negativity and disregard for human life with positive messages and counter narratives.
BECOME THE VOICE provides a direct response to the ever increasing level of hate online.
BECOME THE VOICE at its very core enables young people to speak out collectively and effectively on issues that they themselves have identified as relevant to them. That includes human rights issues, hate speech and how they can be met with effective communication using a range of tools and platforms.