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In Support of Palestinian Women
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Palestinian Women's Research and Documentation Center (PWRDC)
UNESCO, in collaboration with the Palestinian Ministry of Women’s Affairs, inaugurated the Palestinian women’s research and documentation center in Ramallah (Palestine) on 18 January 2006.

The principal functions of the Center are to:
  • collect and house various research data and documentation produced on the status and condition of Palestinian women;
  • commission research and produce policy briefs;
  • analyze and disseminate information on the status and condition of women to local women’s organizations, policy makers, legislative and municipal bodies and other relevant partners;
  • promote initiatives that create a better understanding of the human rights of women and gender equality, including the enhancement of women’s political participation;
  • support networking and the sharing of information on women across the Arab region and globally;
  • facilitate capacity-building, networking and empowerment for women’s organizations especially related to information management.
For more information:Website: www.pwrdc.ps

Contact: Zahira Kamal, Director of PWRDC, z.kamal@unesco.org.

Start Date 01-01-2003
End Date 31-12-2009
Lead Organization / Sector / Office UNESCO
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Keywords gender, women, Palestine

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