Remal Preparatory School ‘A’ visited PCDCR

Palestinian Youth Parliament represented by Remal Preparatory School ‘A’ visited PCDCR on Monday 25/4/2011. Mr. Fadi Hamad and Ahmad ElMasri welcomed the delegation.

Mr. EL Masri pointed out to the center’s goals and projects briefly and mentioned to the project ” “Community- Based Protection for Children in GS from Sexual Abuse” which is implemented in all Gaza governorates.

Mr. Majed EL Sous, Parliament Supervisor affirmed that this visit aims at identifying students of some institutions concern child rights as well as strengthen their knowledge towards their rights.

Mr. Hamed highlighted to the main international and national laws and the children’s rights which protect them and secure a good life for them. He also explained some infractions as illiteracy and child labor.

Boys are Better Than Girls

“Malak” is a fourth grade child who prefers to play with boys. She wears and talks like them. The PCDCR team made a visit for her family and spoke with her mother. She told them that her daughter likes to play football with her cousin in the street barefooted; she also attends all the parties held in streets.

Her mom added that her father and she tried to change her behavior but in vain.

Through a meeting joined the psychologist and Malak, she said that her sisters do not behave like her. The psychologist asked her if she had female girls; Malak said that she had but does not prefer to play with them.

The psychologist tried to help her by holding psychologist sessions, and tried to incorporate her with other female peers using groups. Malak changes her behavior by the time and played with her girls who became her friends at last.

Student Parliament visited the center

The Palestinian Center for Democracy and Conflict Resolution met about 50 students of Al Buraij school on Monday 11/4 .
The lawyers , Ahmed El Masri and Fadi Hamad welcomed the students and recognized them of the center , its aims , programs and the activities the center implements within its projects.

Mr. Yaser Abu Shrar, Parliament Supervisor affirmed that the visit aim is increasing the students’ awareness of their rights and enriching their skills and knowledge in addition to realizing them of some centers which concern child rights.

Furthermore, Mr. Fadi Hamad discussed some breaches of the child rights in their homes, schools and in the community. He also admired the parliament idea and encouraged the students to go ahead to improve their abilities.