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YWCA Palestine concludes 7 workshops within the “Naseej” project

YWCA Palestine concludes 7 workshops within the “Naseej” project

Bethlehem-May-2024 -YWCA Palestine concluded seven workshops in the governorates of Hebron, Bethlehem, Jenin and Nablus, aiming to build a fact sheet on the main drivers of domestic violence and gender-based violence.


The workshops were held in person and via Zoom, with about 25 young women and women from local communities participating in each workshop.


These workshops were held as part of “Empowering Communities For Peace (Naseej)” project, which is implemented by YWCA Palestine, with funding from the Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund (WPHF), and with technical support by UN Womena, and in partnership with Ibda'a Organization for Child Capacity Development and Cultural Exchange - Bethlehem, and Hayat for Development and Voluntary Work – Hebron, Development and Family Renaissance Charitable Society- Hebron, the Beit Ula Women's Club - Hebron, the Women's Not to Forget” organization- Jenin, the Ya'bad Women's Center - Jenin, and the Askar Women's Center - Nablus.

The “Naseej” project aims to empower and enhance the role of women in the decision-making process in the field of responding to and preventing various forms of gender-based violence, and to involve women and young women as community mediators in the early national response, in preparation for community work based on young leaders, enhancing their role in empowering communities, and improve access to justice and security in their communities.


WPHF is a flexible and rapid financing tool supporting quality interventions to enhance the capacity of local women to prevent conflict, respond to crises and emergencies, and seize key peacebuilding opportunities.


UN Women is the United Nations entity dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. Since 1997, UN Women has been supporting Palestinian women in achieving their social, economic, and political rights.

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