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Centre for Women's Legal Research &Counselling and Protection

Member since 10.07.2018


Palestinian Authority

Mission and objectives

The Centre for Women's Legal Researches and Consulting (CWLRC) is an independent non- profit centre established in Gaza in 2005 upon the initiative of a group of Palestinian lawyers and civil society activates who believe in the importance of enhancing women's social and legal rights through providing legal consultation training and researches to achieve equality, justice and democracy in the Palestinian society. CWLRC was registered in the Ministry of National Economy under the licence number 563141852, in the 10th of May 2006.
The Centre’s main objectives are:
1- Working for the adoption of a democratic national legislation, guaranteeing the reinforcement of the principle of gender equality in rights and duties.
2- Working to harmonize the national legislations with the international standards of human rights in general , and also with women rights in particular, especially the Convention on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against Women.
3- Carrying out legal studies and researches, and studying the laws and draft bills and suggesting alternatives to legal foibles, to achieve the above-mentioned objective.
4- Promoting specialized studies concerning human rights in general and women rights in particular.
5- Working to provide legal protection to women effectively before the national courts, and offering legal counselling in order to achieve this protection.
6- Consolidating the centre’s relations with civil society actors working on gender issues at both arab and international levels.

Main activities related to gender equality and women's rights

1- Research and studies program:
The program aims to conduct researches and studies of legal aspect to contribute to the harmonization of national legislations to international standers of human rights in general and to women rights in particular.
2- Legal Counselling and violence protection Program:
This program works to protect women before the national courts and to offer legal counselling to attain this protection.
3- Awareness, Education and training program:
This program contributes to raising awareness on democracy , human rights and women rights in particular, and combat legal illiteracy in the Palestinian society.

Working themes

Civil and political rights
Types of Violence
Economy / Employment

Specific years of work experience in gender equality



Address : F. 3, Khalil Al Wazir Street, Gaza, Gaza Strip, لا يوجد ,Palestinian Authority
Telephone : 2856357-2856358
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