PYEM participants at WSCF sessions in Egypt

Category: World Student Christian Federation (WSCF) - ME Created: 17 September 2014

PYEM Egy Sep2014Mira Sahouri and Haya Bannoura from the JAI-supervised Palestinian Youth Ecumenical Forum (PYEM) have participated at two successive sessions in Cairo-Egypt from the 8th to the 16th of September 2014, organized by the World Students Christian Federation – Middle East. The first session was on "marginalization of women at the church and society", and the second on "Ecumenical upbringing, accepting the other", and the sessions were attended by 37 participants from Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Sudan.

Mira and Haya presented and discussed the position and status of women at local churches in Palestine, and how it could be developed. They also participated in exercises and games on accepting the other, illustrating ideas, communication skills, and human rights.