Describe the main features of the measure/initiative:
1. Advocate for a culture of free-expression through theatre and drama, specifically addressing children, youngsters, women, and their institutions (schools, Min of Education, Women organizations). 2. Maintain and further develop a 3-year curriculum training for theatre acting, directing, and drama teaching. 3. Create and support buoyant groups of new theatre and drama artists spreading cultural expression among Gaza audiences. 4. Support gender equality among practicing and learning Palestinian artists by initiating theatre and drama projects that allow for gender-equal participation, or that are women-only project in order to guarantee women participation and building of capacities. 5. Create cultural jobs for women as well as men.
What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the measure/initiative?:
1. Annually 30,000 children, youth, and women audiences reached in theatre and storytelling performances with performance-connected debates about culture and performance content. 2. Annually 2500 children reached with structural drama (60 hrs.) of which 500 became culturally active in their schools, neighborhoods, or in family settings. 3. New satellites of theatre artists were formed and supported; all actions carried out with strict gender equality; cultural jobs – in drama, storytelling, audiovisual work, acting, and directing were realized in the measure period 2017-2019.