On Day 2 of the delegation we were in Ramallah, West Bank for the Women for Change conference where over 300 grassroots Palestinian women activists came together to talk about women’s empowerment, true democracy, and peace. Women from all over the West Bank were joined via video-conference by women from Gaza for a powerful discussion where they shared their successes, creative solutions, challenges – and above all, a sense of great hope. The Nobel Women’s Initiative delegation was there in Ramallah to listen.
The conference was organized by Dr. Mustafa Barghouti and his staff. Here he speaks about the conference and the women: