International Women's Day, 1981

International Women’s Day, 1981

Sumud - Steadfastness (1948 onwards)

Embroidery: Iman Shehaby [Tabariyeh], Ain al-Hilweh, Lebanon
Size: 59 x 60 cm

(currently being stitched)

Palestinian women have participated in every stage of the Palestinian struggle since the beginning of the last century. They have stood side-by-side with Palestinian men fighting against the Israeli occupation. They have had extra responsibilities to struggle socially to advance their rights, their daughters’ rights, and the woman’s role in the community.

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