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Turid Smith Polfus

Turid Smith Polfus has followed the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from research, field-work and work in the region over more than a decade. Her special field of interest has been the political involvement by the Palestinian women’s movement. She was a Research Fellow at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Oslo from 1998 – 2003 and  then Associate Professor at the University of Trondheim, Norway till 2005. Since September 2006 she has lived and worked in Palestine. The last two years she has worked as a consultant including writing a background paper for the UNDP Palestinian Human Development Report 2009/10 Investing in Human Security for a Future State.

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What the Women Say: Palestine

October, 2012

Rania Mohammad Suleiman, a Palestinian activist and therapist at the General Union of Palestinian Women in Lebanon, speaks on the situation of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon.

Watch the full 8-minute video below.

 

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