Supporting Marginalized Palestinian Groups
Hebron-West Bank The country Director of ActionAid Palestine(AAP), Ibrahim Ibraigheth signed today five partnership agreements with local organizations to support marginalized groups through Child Sponsorship Programme AAP implements. Signing ceremony took place in AAP’s office based in Hebron in the presence of representatives of those organizations and number of AAP’s staff members. Those agreements aim to support those organizations working in the old city of Hebron, H2 and villages in the south- west of Hebron governorate in the south of West Bank.
According to agreements, AAP will support local organizations and communities in implementing different activities aiming to economically and socially empower women and facilitate their access to economic resources. Those activities will enhance women’s capacities in decision-making process so that they can create changes in social norms promoting discrimination against women. In addition, part of activities will include documentation of occupation ‘s violations and improve the surrounding environment of the Palestinian children and provide safe spaces that will motivate creativity and well-being of children.
Speaking on signing ceremony, the country director of AAP, Ibrahim Ibraigheth said: “This partnership is part of tireless efforts AAP exerts to achieve its strategic objectives of empowering women, children and young people for freedom and self- determination of Palestinian people”.
ActionAid is ActionAid is a global federation working for a world free from poverty and injustice. It is a leading international charity working in over 45 countries. We work with the poorest women and children in the world, changing their lives for good. Our local staff provide immediate, hands-on support to women and children living on the margins of survival. Together we demand action at local, national and international level. We don’t walk away until we’ve achieved lasting change.
ActionAid in Palestine (AAP) is a part of that federation which started its work in Palestine in 2007 to strengthen the resilience of Palestinian People as ActionAid believes that they should enjoy their rights to freedom, justice and self-determination. AAP implements a number of programs through its engagement with communities and women and youth groups seeking to empower them and enhance their influential civil and political participation to understand their rights and undertake collective activism to address the protracted rights violations resulting from the prolonged occupation of Palestine. AAP works simultaneously to enhance their leadership capacity and knowledge to practice their citizenship in holding authorities and other duty bearers to account.
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