Meet Bothyna Sobeh

Bothyna Sobeh has over 25 years of experience working in the field of women’s rights and empowerment in Palestine. Since 2020, she is the Executive Director of the Wefaq Association for Women and Childcare, an organization that promotes the rights and well-being of women and children. She previously served as the Director of Fundraising and Programs for ten years, from 2010 to 2020.

Bothyna participated in the process of drafting the Palestinian Women’s Charter and has served as a member of the Palestinian Women’s Committee to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). She has also trained several women on the CEDAW reporting process.  

Rana Gouda from Beesan Association, together with Bothyna Sobeh from Wefaq Association, will conduct trainings and site visits to learn from each other. The Wefaq team will train Beesan on gender-based violence, crisis, and conflict management. On the other hand, the Beesan team will train Wefaq on advocacy campaigns and project design. Both teams will subsequently implement a joint action to advocate for women’s participation in peacebuilding and humanitarian response using digital and creative approaches.