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Honey Thalijeh peace dream

Wednesday, March 20 2013 by SNTV
  • Intro:

    Honey Thaljieh, the retired first-ever Palestinian women's national soccer team captain, talks about her dreams of peace and positive change in her country and the surrounding region, as she spoke at the international sports security conference in Doha, Qatar on Monday

    On the International Women's Day at the Securing Sport 2013 conference in Doha, the Peace and Sport forum invited Honey Thaljieh to be the latest "Champion for Peace" member.

    Thaljieh, the retired first-ever Palestinian women's national soccer team captain, talked about her dreams of peace and positive change in her country. and the surrounding region..

    Script:

    SOUNDBITE: (Arabic)

    SUPER CAPTION: Honey Thaljieh

    "I am proud to be a Champion of Peace , I am honoured with this big responsibility to be a good example for my society , the Arab society and world's society because I represent the Arab sports women to achieve justice and equality , I am from Bethlehem which is supposed to be the city of peace but I believe peace is in our hearts and change comes from our inner belief to do so , we will achieve it one day, slowly , step by step "

    SOUNDBITE: (Arabic)

    SUPER CAPTION: Honey Thaljieh

    "I can site myself as example, I come from a patriarchal society, also a society under occupation, not just a closed one but an occupied one which doubles my obstacles and challenges. But I have a vision and ambition and a belief that I can change mentalities in Arab societies."



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