Gender equality through sport and nature in Palestine

70 women and girls, mostly from rural villages around Bethlehem, participated to the first activity of the project: “Empowering women and girls through hiking and climbing”, implemented by Palestinian Association for Mountain Sports Development PAMSD with the support of the Italian agency for development cooperation (AICS Agenzia Italiana per la Cooperazione allo Sviluppo). The programme included a clean-up hike and an interactive session on gender norms and stereotypes and on the importance of preserving the environment.