Palestinian Speaker is guest of Christian Aid

Wednesday November 1st 2006

Mai Jarrar, Director of the Women’s Training Programme, East Jerusalem YMCA will deliver a talk entitled Palestinian Women Working Against Poverty on Monday November 6 at Queen’s University Students’ Union.

Mai is an Economics graduate from BirZeit University and a speaker on women’s issues.

For the past 11 years, she has led a self-help programme that empowers women in villages and refugee camps in the West Bank to find alternative solutions to the financial, social and environmental problems of life under occupation.

The talk is organised by Christian Aid and anyone requiring further information should contact Victor Henriquez at the Christian Aid office on 90381204 or email

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