Support for Women and Civil Society

Enhancing women’s participation and representation in the Palestinian political life represents an important task for achieving sustainable social justice. Women’s absence from decision-making arenas and structures marginalizes their voices and influence and keeps their concerns unattended. Especially the Palestinian labor market suffers from structural problems of inclusion particularly for young people and women. There are dramatic differences in labor force participation by gender.

Male participation rates reached 71 percent in 2017 while women have long been underrepresented in the Palestinian labor market with recent participation rates of 19 percent. In order to achieve a gender-just economic system in the future FES organizes a series of activities within the framework of the FES divisional project of “Political Feminism”. Regional and national workshops address local experts and stakeholders to work on concrete visions and goals for a gender just economy and civil society.

Moreover, we facilitate in cooperation with the Women’s Affairs Technical Committee (WATC) the Young Leaders Program in its third generation as part of the foundation’s strategy to support young adults in the MENA region. The FES believes that to foster the participation of women in politics, female participation in all public spheres needs to be expanded.

Activities

استطلاع الرأي العام الفلسطيني رقم 98 | الفلسطينيون في الضفة الغربية يؤيدون حل الدولة الواحدة ثنائية القومية على حساب حل الدولتين

تراجع تأييد حل الدولتين لصالح حل الدولة الواحدة بعد تأجيل الإنتخابات والفلسطينيون يطالبون بموعد جديد للإنتخابات والاغلبية تؤيد نظام الحماية…


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Public Opinion Poll No. 98 | Palestinians in the West Bank Favor One Bi-National State Over a Two-State Solution

Support for the two-state solution is losing ground, in favor of a one-state solution after the postponement of the elections, Palestinians demand a…


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Environmental Context in the Gaza Strip and the Role of NGOs

A scientific paper reflects a true picture of the most important features related to the environmental situation in the Gaza Strip. It contains all…


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الواقع البيئي في قطاع غزة ودور المنظمات الأهلية في حمايته

ورقة علمية تبني صورة حقيقية لأهم الملامح المتعلقة بالحالة البيئية في قطاع غزة تحتوي على كافة الأرقام والحقائق المحدّثة والموثوقة والتي يمكن الاعتماد…


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اقتصاد القطاع الخاص في قطاع غزة | الواقع والتحديات

يعاني القطاع الخاص في قطاع غزة من العديد من الأزمات والسياسات الإسرائيلية الممنهجة لتدمير البنية التحتية للاقتصاد الفلسطيني، بالإضافة لأزمة كوفيد…


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Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung 
Palestine

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Mount of Olives St. 27
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+972-2-5328398
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info(at)fespal.org

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