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Member since 21.02.2017



Presentation of research activity or teaching

Maysa Hajjaj is a PhD candidate in feminist and gender studies at Complutense University of Madrid, with more than 5 years of experience in advocating for gender equality and women rights.
Her related education activities are:
1- visiting fellow at International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) of Erasmus University Rotterdam- Civic Innovation Research Initiative (CIRI). From September, 2016 till November, 2016. Subject: unpaid care work and the capabilities approach.
2- visiting researcher at The Department of Economics Marco Biagi - Center for the Analysis of Public Policies (CAPP), Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia. From Feb., 2012 till March, 2012. Subject: Gender Budgeting and the capabilities approach, and a working paper was produced on the subject.

Working themes

Civil and political rights
Education / Professional training
Types of Violence

Geographical sphere of activity


Populations targeted by research


Specific years of work experience in gender equality


Project on gender equality and women's rights

Maysa Hajjaj investigates in how Palestinian women can have public budgets and policies that are sensitive to gender. She also tries to investigate the possibilities of creating a Well Being System in conflict areas by applying capabilities approach. That is to achieve a proper investment of the human capital, by promoting a real national commitment to create a balance between different social groups, in order to promote and enable their desired efficiency by a serious review of the capabilities of the community and its potentials, and a serious review of the current mechanisms for setting strategies, policies and economic development.


Address : Plaza Francisco Ruano, 4, 28026 ,Spain
Telephone : 673524871
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They are registered on the platform of the Euro-Mediterranean Women's Foundation

Elham Ibrahim Younis Abdelaal
Fédération des Ligues des Droits des Femmes
ASURIF Feminist Association
Youth Capacities Development Association-Biskra (YCDB)
Women in Morocco
Africa Women's Forum (AWF)
Building Bridge Association (BBA)
Al-Bait Assamed Association Society
Sawt Nssâ
Jordanian Hashemite Fund for Human Development (JOHUD)
Association Talassemtane pour l'Environnement et Développement (ATED)
Organisation TAMAYNUT
Association for the Development & Enhancement of Women (ADEW)
Hope Village Society (HVS)
Assemblée des Femmes Paris Ile-de-France
Intissar Bendjabellah
Independent Researcher
Youssef Bouataoun
Permanent Peace Movement (PPM)
Association Tahadi pour l'Environnement
Mediterraneo Sociale
Life Foundation for Development and Community Integration
Yaich Elarbi
Fédération de la Ligue Démocratique pour les Droits des Femmes (FLDDF Injad Beni Mellal)
ABAAD - Resource Center for Gender Equality
Women's Security Index (WSI)
NAWF Women Entrepreneurs
La Presse
Gender and Sexuality Resource Center. Arab Foundation for Freedoms and Equality
Syrian Women's Network
Tamazight Women Movement
Journalists Without Borders (JWB)
Mohammed V University- Agdal Rabat

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