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

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

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

Al Sanabel Cultural Center

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LOCATION: Qusin Village, Nablus Governorate 40 women from the village of Qusin outside Nablus came together in 2004 to found the Sanabel Cultural Center. Their goal was to create a space for women to meet socially and to learn from … Continue reading

Buruqin Women Society

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LOCATION: Buruqin Municipality, Salfit Governorate The women of Buruqin west of Salfit have traditionally not played an active role outside the home. The Buruqin Women Society was established to respond to women’s needs and to provide opportunities for social as … Continue reading

Aida Youth Activities Center

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LOCATION: Aida Refugee Camp, Bethlehem Governorate The Aida Youth Activities Center improves living conditions for inhabitants of Bethlehem’s Aida Refugee Camp, many of whom lost their jobs as a result of the separation wall. The organization runs a recreational center … Continue reading