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Palestinian media outlets commit to more coverage of women’s affairs

Several Palestinian media outlets from the West Bank and Gaza Strip signed a charter, drafted by the Ministry of Women's Affairs, to cover more issues about women and raise awareness about their rights.
Palestinian radio presenter Nora Abdul Hadi works at Nisaa FM radio station in the West Bank city of Ramallah on November 4, 2012. The crew of Nisaa (Women) FM, which was established in 2010 and addresses Palestinian women, aims to reach the Gaza Strip and all of the Arab world. AFP PHOTO/ABBAS MOMANI        (Photo credit should read ABBAS MOMANI/AFP/Getty Images)
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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — The Palestinian Ministry of Women’s Affairs, in collaboration with local media, is deploying major efforts to encourage the media to address social affairs, and women’s affairs in particular, in an attempt to change stereotypes and how society views Palestinian women.

On Dec. 5, 2016, 17 public and private Palestinian media organizations in Ramallah signed a charter of honor prepared by the Ministry of Women’s Affairs, to launch a safe media network that supports social issues and women’s affairs.

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