By the beginning of 2017, the Women and Gender Unit of the Ministry of Social Development in Palestine has intensified its efforts to monitor and document the cases of women victims of gender-based violence which were addressed by female counselors of the social development directorates in the West Bank, through the development of an electronic reference form In accordance with the recommendations of previous statistical reports for the years 2015-2016, and taking into account the obstacles and challenges encountered in the preparation of such reports.
The development of this e-module in cooperation with colleagues in the Public Administration for Combating Poverty and the Statistics team resulted in the production of an annual statistical report for the year 2017. The report is divided into three main parts: * Part I: Women victims of GBV whose cases were addressed by female counselors of the social development directorates. * Part II: Women victims of GBV who need to be brought into the protection centers "Mihwar center and the emergency center of Jericho". * Part III: provides number of findings and recommendations.
This platform is part of the Axis 1 "Strengthening the capacities of equality actors" of the Priority Solidarity Fund "Women for the future in the Mediterranean" funded by the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and led by the European Institute of the Mediterranean, in the framework of the project “Developing Women's Empowerment” labelled by the Union for the Mediterranean.