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Palestinian Working Woman Society for Development

Member since 20.07.2017


Palestinian Authority

Mission and objectives

Mission: PWWSD sims for gender equality and the eradication of all forms of discrimination against women, through empowering and mobilizing women’s participation in the struggle, the contribution to the development processes, the promotion of women's political, economic and civic rights and the expansion of women’s access to justice.

-To contribute to the empowerment of women (especially working women) and the enhancement of their participation and involvement in all aspects of life, based on gender equality and women human rights.
-To contribute to the improvement of women’s psychological well-being in the Palestinian community and to combat all forms of violence against women and girls.
-To develop the organization’s capacity and resources to strengthen self-sustainability.

Main activities related to gender equality and women's rights

PWWSD is a Palestinian women’s, mass, developmental, learning human rights organization that contributes to developing the feminist struggle within national, social, and developmental dimensions. PWWSD is a reference for women and all those individuals or institutions interested in women’s issues.
-Highlighting women’s rights and combating violation against women from the angels of accountability, protection, and human security.
-Conducting awareness-raising and education sessions for women about their basic rights.
-Providing legal consultations to women during about Family law issues and panel law issues.
-Organizing women: Part of women political participation, as an outcome of PWWSD mobilization and empowerment activities to widen women’s participation in decision-making processes.

Geographical sphere of activity


Working themes

Civil and political rights
Health / Emotional and sexual life
Education / Professional training

Target group(s)

Employed women, Victims of violence, Women artisans

Specific years of work experience in gender equality



Address : Ramallah, 2171 ,Palestinian Authority
Telephone : 009722986761
Adress email :
Website :

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

Coalition parlementaire arabe sur la lutte contre la violence de la femme
La Presse
Life  Foundation for Development and Social Reintegration (LFDCI)
Social and Economic Forum for Women Association
Challenge Association of Sustainable Development (A.C.D.D.)
European Anti-Violence Network (EAVN)
Assiouar collective
The Arab Association for Human Rights
Community Development and Caring Children with Special Needs Association (SCDA)
Libyan Women ORG
Fondation Zakoura
Arab Institute for Human Rights
Arij Khamis Al Zawi
Université d'  Alger III
European Observatory on Femicide
Legal Association for Family Assistance and Human Rights
Civic Forum Institute (CFI)
Association Citoyens Acteurs
Tafoukt Souss Association for Women Development
Horus Foundation for Development and Training
Association club de le jeune fille pour la formation à l'action de développement
Faculté de droit et de science politique Aix Marseille Université
Etaf Roudan
Bint Bladi Association
University El Maner Tunis
Cooperation for Community Development Association
Radio Hawa FM
Genre Culture Diversité et Développement (GCDD)
Blanquerna Observatory on Media, Religion and Culture
iJMA3, The Arab ICT Organization
Yaich Elarbi

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