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Women's Centre for Legal Aid and Counseling

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Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:

Economic and Social:
  • Family
  • Human Rights
  • Social Development
  • Sustainable Development
  • Violence
  • Women/gender Equality

  • Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Advocacy and outreach
  • Capacity building
  • Education and training of women
  • Human rights of women
  • Indigenous women
  • Institutional mechanisms for the advancement of women
  • Policy advice
  • Research
  • Service provision
  • Trafficking in women and girls
  • Violence against women
  • Women and health
  • Women and poverty
  • Women and the economy
  • Women and the media
  • Women in power and decision-making
  • Geographic scope: National
    Country of activity:
  • State of Palestine
  • Millennium Development Goals:
  • Promote gender equality and empower women
  • Mission statement:
    Year established:
    Year of registration: 1991
    Organizational structure: WCLAC has a Board of Directors elected each year by members of WCLAC’s General Assembly, which meets regularly. The executive direction of the organization is led by WCLAC’s General Director, Ms.Randa Siniora, with the support of a Director of Programmes and a Director of Administration and Finance. WCLAC’s program implementation is led by WCLAC’s Director of Programmes. The majority of WCLAC’s work is implemented through two core programme units. · Advocacy Unit · Service and Social Empowerment Unit In addition, when undertaking major projects which extend WCLAC into new strategic areas, or which greatly expand WCLAC’s work in one area of implementation, WCLAC forms dedicated teams working on special projects.
    Number and type of members: 30
    Funding structure:
  • Foreign and international grants
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