Zahira Kamal
Zahira Kamal
Born in Jerusalem, Zahira Kamal is a Palestinian activist and politician. She has served as the minister of women’s affairs in the Palestinian National Authority and coordinator of the Women’s Affairs Technical Committee; she was also general director of the UNESCO project, Palestinian Women’s Research and Documentation Centre. Ms. Kamal is a board member of the Women’s Centre for Legal Aid and Counseling, the Women’s Studies Centre − Jerusalem, and the Palestinian Businesswomen’s Association. She is the general secretary of the Palestinian Democratic Union.