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

Ramallah Youth Club

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LOCATION: Ramallah Municipality, Ramallah Governorate Located in the heart of Ramallah City, the Ramallah Youth Club serves both young men and women. The club offers karate and folkloric dabke dance classes, and volunteer activities in the club’s neighborhood and in … 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

Yalu Center for Development Studies

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LOCATION: Nablus Municipality, Nablus Governorate The Yalu Center for Development Studies was founded in Nablus to serve the economic, social and cultural needs of women. It soon became clear that the women in the villages surrounding Nablus have the most … 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

Sebastia Municipality

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LOCATION: Sebastia Municipality, Nablus Governorate Being the first municipality in the northern West Bank to have a woman mayor is but one facet of Sebastia’s rich history. Located in the hills northwest of Nablus, Sebastia boasts archeological ruins dating back … Continue reading