Campaign on women’s fundamental human rights launched in Palestine

On the occasion of the International Women’s Day (8 March), a week-long campaign was launched today in Palestine to raise awareness on women’s fundamental human rights.

EUPOL COPPS joins the efforts of over 30 national and international partners from civil society organizations, media outlets, and international development agencies to target women and men in various geographic areas in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and Gaza to promote women’s fundemental human rights in Palestine.

“We are pleased and proud to join the ”My Rights, Our Power” campaign. The multitude of Palestinian and international campaign partners shows the joint commitment to the continuous focus on women’s status and rights – in Palestine and elsewhere”, says the Mission’s Gender Adviser Irina D’Almeida.”

The campaign aims to raise the awareness of the general public, especially youth, on women’s fundamental rights in line with international standards.

See the full joint press release here.