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Asira al-Shamaliya Village Workshop: Women's Right to Inheritance

On 23 November 2015, 3 new members of the Paletsinian HRD network held a workshop on 'Women's Right to Inheritance' in the remote village of Asira ash-Shamaliya over 2-hours. This followed a training of trainers (ToT) course, in which the presenters had participated in Nablus in October. Head of Governance and Democratisation at the EU, Ms. Maria Fariello, attended the workshop. 

To see the workshop agenda in English see below, or press here.

 

Time

Subject

Facilitator

12:00-12:15

Introduction

Registration, welcoming, introducing participants, introducing the Palestinian HRD network and MUSAWA.

Group

12:15-12:30

Deepening our understanding of 'inheritance’

Inheritance before Islam; Inheritance after Islam; Inheritance and the law.

Yasmine Ya’ish

Hiyam Fatouh

Omr Al Khatib

12:30-12:45

Inheritance – origins, conditions and cases

A closer look at the origins of inheritance, the conditions applied to it and specific case studies related to women.

Hiyam Fatouh

12:45-12:55

                            Break

12:55-13:25

Film: 'Where are the women in the Right to Inheritance?’ followed by a discussion.

Omr Al Khatib

Hiyam Fatouh

13:25-13:40

Economic and Social aspects of inheritance

A presentation around the wider context of inheritance.

Yasmine Ya’ish

13:40-14:00

 Closing discussion

Feedback, evaluation and recommendations.

Group

 


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