Palestinian women in Hebron aim for more council seats
4 October 2012 Last updated at 15:43 BST
Eleven Palestinian women from the West Bank city of Hebron have joined forces to run for city council elections on 20 October.
In 2006 the Palestinian Authority introduced a law that meant a minimum of three out of the 15 seats on Hebron's and other cities' councils were reserved for women.
But by putting themselves forward as a united front, these women hope to gain even more seats.
Murad Shishani reports.
Video produced by BBC Arabic's Eman Eriqat