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> Women's stories about violence
> Women's stories about health
> Women's stories about work
> Women's stories about education
> Fifty youth stories from Bethlehem and Ramallah
> Sylvana, from Bethlehem: My Life Story
> Fuad Giacaman, from Bethlehem: Developing the AEI
> Claire, from Bethlehem: My Life Story
> Antoinette, from Bethlehem: My Life Story
> Antoinette Knesevich, Bethlehem
> Lina, truckdriver and student in Gaza
> Abdel Hafez Saadi Gaithan, prisoner and doctor
> Katrina in Five Worlds/Katrina en cinco mundos
> Odette El-Sleiby, Bethlehem
> Sandra Nasser, Bethlehem
> The Case of a Woman Behind Bars
> Bashar Mohammad Naser
> Christian - Muslim living together
GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Women do not drive trucks in Gaza. Not until Lina Ibrahim broke the social taboo and insisted that she be allowed to take a course in truck driving, and use the skill to pay for her university studies.
With Gaza's economy in ruins, women have increasingly joined the formal and informal workforce sectors to help support themselves and their families.
Driving a truck part time will allow Lina to pursue her studies in optometry, which she hopes to practice in Gaza.