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COVID-19 Impact on Women-MENA region focus

  • Aug. 19, 2020

    Register in advance for this webinar:

    The meeting will be held via Zoom.

    The webinar is divided into three panels and a discussion:

    Opening: (5:00-5:05)

    Dr.Sanaa Alsarghali- UNESCO Chair-holder on Human Rights, Democracy and Peace, An-Najah University.

    First Panel

    Women's rights before and during Covid-19 (5:10-5:30)

    Speakers: Ms.Hibaaq Osman, Founder and CEO, Karama. Dr.Dinesha Samararatne, Postdoctoral Fellow, Melbourne Law School, Australia.

    Second Panel

    Covid-19 impact on women (Political, Legal, Social and Economical). (5:30-6:00)

    • Ms. Maryse Guimond-Special Representative, UN Women Palestine Office.
    • H.E Judge Samoud Dameri, Chief Prosecutor for personal status at the Sharia court Palestine, and judge of the Sharia Court of Appeal, Ramallah.
    • Dr.Samah Saleh, Assistant professor in the social work department and coordinator of Master program in Women Studies, an-Najah university/Board member of the Palestinian money Authority.

    Third Panel

    Women's response to Covid-19 (6:00-6:30)


    • Ms. Salam Kanan: Country Director-Care international, Palestine.
    • Dr. Mona Dimadi: IEEE senior member, co-managing director for Girls in Tech, and Board member in ArabWIC.

    Discussion (6:30-7:00)