Oxfam MENA Regional Gender Justice Coordinator
Hadeel Qazzaz was born in Gaza Shati refugee camp and has lived in Ramallah since 1997. She is a specialist in education, gender and development. She received her Ed.D. from Leeds University with a thesis on adult non-formal education in developing countries, using the case of Palestinians in Israeli prisons. Qazzaz has published research reports on women’s political participation, violence against women and women’s empowerment. She is lately involved in gender perspectives to issues of reform and good governance, including gender responsive adaptation of the Transparency International Source Book into Arabic, research examining civic attitudes of Palestinian high school students, and contributed to developing curriculum on civic education for Palestinian school children age 12-15.