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Amal Hamad

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Female
  • Born in: 1963
  • Age: 59
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Amal Tawfiq Abd al-Hadi Nashwan Hamad is a Palestinian politician and feminist, a leader in the Fatah movement, and she is the Palestinian Minister of Women's Affairs in the eighteenth Palestinian government.

Its upbringing and educational attainment
Amal Tawfiq Abd al-Hadi Hamad was born in the town of Beit Hanoun in the Gaza Strip on July 12, 1963. She received her primary and preparatory education at the town’s school. In 1982, she obtained a high school diploma, the scientific branch. She joined the Faculty of Science at Birzeit University in the West Bank and obtained a bachelor’s degree in mathematics in 1987, and a general diploma in education from the same university in 1989, and a diploma in curricula and teaching methods in education from Al-Aqsa University in the Gaza Strip in 1997, and a diploma in educational psychology from the same university in 1998. In 2001, she obtained a Master's degree in Social Psychology from Ain Shams University in the Arab Republic of Egypt, and a PhD in Philosophy with a specialization in "Educational Psychology" from the same university in 2015.

She has been responsible for the General Union of Palestinian Women in the Gaza Strip since 2007.
Member of the Central Committee of the Fatah movement.
In 2009, she won the elections for the Palestinian Revolutionary Council held during the Sixth Fatah Conference in Bethlehem and became a member of it.
Deputy Secretary of the Palestinian Revolutionary Council.
Member of the Palestinian National Council.
Deputy Commissioner for International Relations of the Fatah movement.
Minister of Palestinian Women’s Affairs since April 13, 2019. Amal Hamad was sworn in before Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas as Minister of Palestinian Women’s Affairs in the eighteenth Palestinian government headed by Prime Minister Muhammad Shtayyeh.



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