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Maysa Hajjaj

Member since 21.02.2017



Mission and objectives

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.

Project on gender equality and women's rights

PhD Dissertation Title: "WELL BEING PERSPECTIVE AND THE GENDER QUESTION IN PALESTINE: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS" 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.

Working themes

Civil and political rights
Education / Professional training
Types of Violence

Specific years of work experience in gender equality



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