Women in Hebron: A Palestinian Women’s Embroidery Cooperative

Sat 4th March (Refreshments 10.00, talk  10.30 – 12.00), Friends Meeting House, Norwich, Upper Goat Lane, NR2 1EW.

 

You are warmly invited to attend this talk by Nawal Slemiah, founder of the Women in Hebron Embroidery Cooperative. Nawal will talk about the work of the cooperative and the current situation in Hebron. There’ll also be an opportunity to see, and buy , some of the work.

Hand-made embroidery is a tradition of Palestinian women and the styles vary throughout the country.By maintaining this tradition the Women in Hebron are demonstrating the preservation of their culture in addition to generating economic independence for the cooperative.   More about their story, and examples of the work are at http://womeninhebron.com/our-story/

The talk is open to all and entry is FREE, but donations towards room hire & other costs will be welcome.

Please share with your friends and colleagues, including any sewing or embroidery circles or contacts you have.

This event is WILPF’s contribution to the week of International Women’s Day.