Salfit Governorate

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LOCATION: Salfit Municipality, Salfit Governorate The Governorate of Salfit was established in 2008 and is the most recently formed governorate in the West Bank. Participating in the Community Leadership Empowerment Program’s strategic planning process provided a platform for the governorate … Continue reading

Advocates for Human Rights

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LOCATION: Bethlehem Municipality, Bethlehem Governorate The organization Advocates for Human Rights conducts workshops to promote social and human rights for women and youth in remote villages of the Bethlehem governorate. The group targets isolated localities, particularly conservative ones, where women … Continue reading

Ein Yabrud Youth Club

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LOCATION: Ein Yabrud Municipality, Ramallah Governorate Ein Yabrud is a town outside Ramallah. For years, the majority of Ein Yabrud’s younger men and women have moved into Ramallah city or out of the country. Over time, the town had grown … Continue reading

Palestinian Child Home Center

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LOCATION: Al Eizariya Municipality, Jerusalem Governorate The Palestinian Child Home Center formed as a youth club in al Eizariya in 1987. For years, the center held meetings to discuss politics and debate how to compete in local elections, but its … Continue reading

Jalqamus Women Center

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LOCATION: Jalqamus Village, Jenin Governorate The Jalqamus Women Center lies in the remote village of Jalqamus southeast of Jenin. The center’s founder and director Asma Al Haj is the first woman in Jalqamus to graduate from college. The club started … Continue reading

Qalqilya Society for Community Development

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LOCATION: Qalqilya Municipality, Qalqilya Governorate The Qalqilya Society for Development was established in 2009 in response to several urgent problems. A Hamas-led municipal council had left the city and governorate of Qalqilya in crippling debt. Even after the people of … Continue reading