The YWCA of Palestine is implementing a project to empower women survivors of gender-based violence in partnership with UN Women
The YWCA of Palestine is implementing a project to empower women survivors of gender-based violence in partnership with UN Women and with the support of the Central Emergency Response Fund. A memorandum of understanding was signed with the Center for Psychological and Social Guidance for Women in Bethlehem and with Stars of Hope Association to empower women with disabilities with the aim of cooperation and reaching the targeted groups for achieving the general objectives of the project.
‘Empowering Victims and Survivors to access
protection services and participate to the plans of gender-based violence in
Palestine’ which is a response to the need of empowering women economically and
socially by reducing the violence they are subjected to. This project focuses
on 366 women who are either survivors of violence, or with disabilities within
the temporary paid employment program for a duration of 3 months and financial assistance
for one time. In addition of training the young women for preparing them to be involved
in their workplace with a safe institution and environment and develop their
capabilities to enhance their chances of having a permanent job. The project
will take place in the governorates of the West Bank and Jerusalem and in Gaza
Strip through partners.