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Association of Women Committees for Social Work - AWCSW

18.05.2015 / Created by (EMWF)

The Association of Women Committees for Social Work (AWCSW) is a leading Palestinian women’s association that is known for its wide networks, innovative approaches, and intensive field work. AWCSW has developed a deep insight into the problems facing Palestinian women and established efficient methods to address even sensitive social issues. AWCSW is considered a pioneer for its work, especially in the marginalized communities in Palestine.

The association aims to attain gender-equality in a democratic Palestinian society, by focusing its efforts on promoting the social, educational, economical, and political development of Palestinian women. It also work on raising the legal awareness of women, in order to promote their participation in decision-making processes, to protect their rights and to encourage development.