Alia Arasoughly interview on news media, women's rights and Palestine (video)

Alia Arasoughly interview on news media, women's rights and Palestine (video)

Resource Type
Topical Interview
Publication Year
English (US)




Alia Arasoughly speaks about the proliferation of independent news media outlets and what that means for Palestinian women, the importance of using mass media tools like television to reach a broad audience with messages about women's rights and gender equality, and specific cultural barriers faced by women who wish to work in television and film production. 

This interview was conducted for a Women's Learning Partnership (WLP) produced documentary during Cultural Boundaries and Cyber Spaces: Innovative Tools and Strategies for Strengthening Women's Leadership in Muslim Societies, which was a symposium organized by WLP in collaboration with the Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies and New York University held on June 1st, 2000, with the purpose of providing a forum for women to discuss the evolving role of Information and communication technology (ICT) for the global women's movement and in the fight for social change.

Runtime: 0:06:29

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