“Palestinian society has yet to get used to the increasing number of women in local political positions,” explains Mr. Samha, Deputy Assistant at the Palestinian Ministry of Local Government.
“I now live in two worlds. One is not better than the other. They’re just different. Don’t ask me to choose, but do give me the space to live fully in both,” says Anna Msowoya Keys, founder of Maloto.
“When I meet new people these days, I can see an invisible balloon over their heads: “Why didn’t you start a dress, shoe, candle, jewelry, cosmetics company?””
The news last month that Kenya would be closing the world’s largest refugee camp, Dadaab, and repatriating its 350,000 residents by November prompted two reactions – complete shock or dismissal.
Congolese women refugees are creating a vibrant bitenge market in Uganda and give back to their new homeland.