PAYCE Stories

Addressing women's challenges

December 27, 2018 Season 3 Episode 9
PAYCE Stories
Addressing women's challenges
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PAYCE Stories
Addressing women's challenges
Dec 27, 2018 Season 3 Episode 9
Palestinian American Youth Civic Engagement

PAYCE Fellow Genesis Guzman begins her podcast episode with a dramatization of negative messages girls receive before turning to Ala’ Hamamreh’s story.  Ala’ is one of the founders of Shaghaf Foundation.  Experiencing the limitations placed on girls as a child, Ala’ noticed these limits and challenged them.  The Shaghaf Foundation holds panels and activities to inspire women for change.  Ala’ notes that women in both Palestine and America face challenges because of the stronghold of patriarchy.  She believes that economic independence for women is the first step, which is a primary goal of Shaghaf Foundation.   Genesis finds hope through Ala’s story.

Show Notes

PAYCE Fellow Genesis Guzman begins her podcast episode with a dramatization of negative messages girls receive before turning to Ala’ Hamamreh’s story.  Ala’ is one of the founders of Shaghaf Foundation.  Experiencing the limitations placed on girls as a child, Ala’ noticed these limits and challenged them.  The Shaghaf Foundation holds panels and activities to inspire women for change.  Ala’ notes that women in both Palestine and America face challenges because of the stronghold of patriarchy.  She believes that economic independence for women is the first step, which is a primary goal of Shaghaf Foundation.   Genesis finds hope through Ala’s story.

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