Amneh Badran

3 October 2005

Amneh Daoud Badran is a full time Ph.D. politics student at Exeter University in the UK. She is the former director of the Jerusalem Center for Women (up till Sept. 2005), a non-governmental organization committed to the protection of human rights, the advancement of women’s rights, and the realization of a Palestinian – Israeli peace based on justice.  Through work experience and political activism Ms. Badran has been involved in programs and campaigns aiming for building a sustainable peace between equals. Ms. Badran supervised numerous projects and activities that focus on conflict resolution, coalition building, human rights, and nonviolent resistance to Israeli occupation. Prior to her appointment at the JCW, Ms. Badran worked for the Palestinian Federation of Women Action Committees. She holds an MA in Middle Eastern Politics from Exeter University in the UK.

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