Women and Power: The role we play in bringing about positive social change

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  Women & Power: The Role We Play in Bringing about Social Change In October 2012, Salaam Shalom welcomed to Bristol two speakers from the Middle East, Malaka Samara from Palestine and Leeba Gilad from Israel. Both speakers represented OneVoice, an international grassroots movement that aims to ‘amplify the voice …

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Podcast 16: Peaceful Solutions with Lisa, Danyal and Shabana

PEACEFUL SOLUTIONS: BEING PEACE

Presented by volunteer presenters Lisa Saffron, Danyal Laskar and Shabana Kausur.

Danyel finds out about how exporting fun actually works with UK group ‘Circus2Palestine’.

Lisa focuses on ‘Jewish Voices for Peace and the Bethlehem Link, an organisation that brings schoolchildren from Palestine to the UK where they perform their traditional dances far from their homeland.

We also hear from Mohammad Darawshe, Director of the Abraham Fund Initiatives, an Israel/New York-based organisation which has just released Israel’s first ever comprehensive information manual on Israeli Arab society for policy makers in government, civil society and the private sector. Mr Darawshe took some time out of a recent speaking tour of the UK to speak to our team.