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Arab Woman Progressive Voice  [English].
This is a web log that offers news and commentaries on Arab Women, Palestine, Cultural Politics, and Everything in Between. 
 
General Union of Palestinian Women [English][Arabic].
GUPW is the official representative body for Palestinian women around the world. It aims to mobilize women within Palestinian communities to participate in various social, economic and political processes.
 
Jerusalem Center for Women [English].
JCW supports the empowerment and involvement of women in all aspects of Palestinian civil society and development.
 
Palestinian Working Women Society for Development [English][Arabic].
The Palestinian Working Women Society for Development (PWWSD) is a grassroots organization that seeks to strengthen and empower women to participate in all political, social and economic fields; ensure equality in all legislation, regulations and procedures; and put an end to the marginalization of and the violence against women.
 
Sabaya: Community Based Women's Empowerment Programme in the Occupied Palestinian Territories - Programme [English].
The aim of this programme is to promote Palestinian women’s participation in the social, economic and political life of their communities by empowering them to become agents for change in their struggle for achieving human security and therefore, a just and a peaceful society. It was executed by the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the International Labor Organization (ILO).
 
Women Affairs Technical Committee [English][Arabic].
WATC aims to promote for the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women's rights and to foster for a civil democratic community where justice and equality prevail.
 
Women Against Violence [English][Arabic].
WAV seeks to address the problem of domestic violence and the paucity of support services for abused Arab women in Israel. WAV established the first full-service Arabic crisis hotline in Israel (the second Arabic language hotline in the country!), and Israel’s first shelters and halfway houses for Arab women and girls. Though based in Nazareth, WAV works throughout Israel in all areas with high concentrations of Arab women.
 
Women and Palestinian Elections [Arabic].
A round table on “Women and the Palestinian Elections” held on August 6th, 2002 at PASSIA, the Palestinian Academic Society for the Study of International Affairs, Jerusalem.
 
Women’s Affairs Center - Gaza [English][Arabic].
promotes Woman’s rights and gender equality within Palestinian society.
 
Women's Center for Legal Aid and Counseling [English].
WCLAC was established in Jerusalem in 1991 as a Palestinian independent non-governmental non-profit organization with the aim of contributing to the building of a democratic Palestinian society based on the principles of gender equality and social justice. In order to achieve this aim, WCLAC develops programmes and projects with a clear Palestinian women’s agenda based on international human rights standards.
 
Women's Studies Center [English].
The Center was established in 1989 to fulfill the goals and mission of the Palestinian women's movement by conducting field studies to assess the reality and needs of Palestinian women, and to devise programs to meet these needs.
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