“Women Digital Storytellers for Gender Equality”
“Women Digital Storytellers for Gender Equality” is a capacity building project, targeting women who work and are interested in the audio-visual industry in three partner countries: Palestine, Lebanon and Tunisia.
The two main objectives of the project are enhancing women’s participation in the audio-visual sector in the three countries and boosting women and girls’ capacities in using mainstream audio-visual tools to produce campaigns for women rights.
The consortium of the project is composed of four entities from three different countries:
- Atabet Fann for Arts, Media and Training/ Palestine is an independent association founded in 2013 with aim of promoting cultural rights and contributing in social development through arts and media, especially for people who live in marginalized areas. Atabet Fann considers practicing and producing arts and media as every individual right, and a tool to bridge the gap between people from different social and economic backgrounds.
- Association for Development and Alternative Media, ADAM/ Tunisia , is a nonprofit association, it aims at giving a voice for marginalized and vulnerable people in particular youth and women in Bani Khallad, empower youth in digital and alternative media, and strengthen their relation with their communities.
- Resource Center for Gender Equality, ABAAD/ Lebanon, is a non-profit, non-politically affiliated and non-religious civil association founded in 2011. It aims at promoting sustainable social and economic development in the MENA region through equality, protection and empowerment of marginalized groups, especially women.
- Animate Palestine Initiative/ Palestine is a Palestinian Animation film festival, established in 2016, it targets Palestinian animators, filmmakers, artists, distributors, comic artists, and all related careers to animation production. Its main core activities include screening films, capacity building program, organizing the International day of Animation, and animation industry market.