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Palestinian theme for International Women’s Day

Palestine International Women's Day at the Orangebox, Halifax.
Back, Annie O'Gara ,left, and Israr Hussain.
Front, Olfat Sakallah with Hana Sakallah, 10 months, Jenny Lynn and Hilly Fletcher.

Palestine International Women's Day at the Orangebox, Halifax. Back, Annie O'Gara ,left, and Israr Hussain. Front, Olfat Sakallah with Hana Sakallah, 10 months, Jenny Lynn and Hilly Fletcher.

Palestinian women were celebrated at Halifax’s Orangebok, as part of International Women’s Day (March 8).

The Resistance, Survival and Identity event offered guests a taste of Palestine with authentic foods. A photographic exhibition was displayed and a film depicting day-to-day achievements of female survival in Gaza.

The mayor of Calderdale coun Ann Martin (Brighouse, Lab) and her consort Naeem Mohammed were guests of honour at the free event.

 

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