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Women Programs Centre - Rafah

Member since 16.02.2018


Palestinian Authority

Mission and objectives

The women Programs Center – Rafah is a non-profit organization established in 1952 by UNRWA. The building was developed in the Shaboura area by a donation from the Belgian government in 1995. The center was then moved to the Tel-Sultan area in 2008 to develop its programs and activities.
The centre provides many trainings and activities for empowering women and young women economically. It also help them find jobs and improve their difficult economic situation.

Main activities related to gender equality and women's rights

• Educate the community about the active and creative role of women in the development process.
• Training and qualifying Palestinian women to raise their social, economic, cultural and vocational level.
• Building women’s confidence towards general situations and developing their leadership capacity.
• Implement income generating projects for women and their families.
• Strengthen women and develop their managerial skills and work to find jobs for them.

Geographical sphere of activity


Working themes

Education / Professional training
Types of Violence
Culture / Sports / Leasure

Target group(s)

Women artisans, Victims of violence, Immigrant and refugee women

Specific years of work experience in gender equality



Address : Rafah, Gaza, 00970 ,Palestinian Authority
Telephone : 082146135
Adress email :
Website :

They are registered on the platform of the Euro-Mediterranean Women's Foundation

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National Commission for Lebanese Women (NCLW)
Fédération de la Ligue Démocratique des Droits des Femmes (FLDDF) de Ouarzazate
Hassine Karim Glaied
FLSH Ain Chock
Future Association for Development - Batna
Association Femmes en Communication (FEC)
Pertinence Sa Dynamisme Qualite
Association Neama for Development
International Journal of Interdisciplinary Gender Studies: Contemporary Medusa
Association Feminine de Lutte contre le Violence à l'Egard de la Femme et de l'Enfant (AFLCVF)
Association Entrelles Entrepreneures Marrakech-Safi
Fédération de la Ligue Démocratique des Droits des Femmes (FLDDF)
Why Me for Women’s Rights
Office for Gender Equality
Women in Business of Algeria
Hope Village Society (HVS)
Al Marsa for culture and creativity
Université d'  Alger III
Association Al Nada pour la Citoyenneté et le Développement Gafsa (ANCD)
Mother's School Association
Faculty of Economics and Political Sciences
Community Media Center
Network of women artisans of Morocco
Development Association ‘Rawafed’
Ideaborn Consulting
Fondation Zakoura
International Observatory of Human Rights
Hajar Foundation for Community Development
Servei Civil Internacional de Catalunya
The Lebanese Women Democratic Gathering (RDFL)
Association Aspirations féminines
Krizia Nardini
Almobadr Organization for Development and Capacity Building
Nansen Dialogue Montenegro

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