Sofia was worried about the students in her furniture design, construction, and assembly course. Read why she is more confident about their futures now.
Gender equality in the Middle East and North Africa labor market has been a struggle for years, and Palestine in particular has seen some of the lowest rates of women’s participation in the region.
Gender equality “takes all parts of the equation moving,” says expert Dr. Margo Thomas.
We were there to focus on job training, but young men and women were telling us stories of abusive relationships, early pregnancy, alcohol and drug abuse, and other high risk behaviors.