This project aims to raise awareness of Palestinian women in East Jerusalem, who have been displaced or threatened with displacement, on their rights. The project trains women on various mechanisms to ask and fulfill their rights. It works to empower them on the professional, economic, social level as well as document her suffering and gain international support for her situation to advance her economic, social and psychological status. The project works with Jerusalemite women on the psychological level, human rights awareness, empowerment on the professional, economic and entrepreneurship level, and has worked to document violations of their rights. This is implemented through several psychological treatment sessions, human rights and social awareness raising activities and professional training. It also includes documenting the suffering of women through the testimonies and advocacy activities on the local and international levels. The project is implemented in the occupied Palestinian territories, East Jerusalem and Italy in partnership with CESIE. Among the project’s main achievement are producing a documentary film reflecting the realty Jerusalemite women live in and the violations she is subjected to by Israeli authorities.
Gender Equality First newsletter : project Brochure