Gaza – Press House
Under the sponsorship of Press House - Palestine (BAS), “Youth Seeks” Team in the Gaza strip implemented an initiative during April 2021 on the topic of “Strengthening the Role of Women Journalists and leaders in the Electoral Process” as part of “Strengthening Free & Independent Media in Palestine” project activities funded by the Norwegian and the Swiss Governments.
The initiative aims to strengthen the role of women in political participation and raise their awareness level on their rights of election and voting by raising Palestinian community awareness level on the importance of women’s political participation.
The initiative included a dialogue session that hosted Mr. Mohammed Shaheen, Coordinator of the Central Election Commission in Rafah, Mr. Nader Alqasir, Journalist with participation of women Journalists and leaders in Rafah to raise their awareness level on the importance of women political participation in addition to their rights of election and voting.
The initiative also included arranging visits to the Palestinian Central Elections Commission to take a closer look at the preparation procedures for the electoral process, as well as visiting Press House-Palestine to being updated on the ways of media covering of the electoral process.