ActionAid Palestine wishes a successful school year 2023\2024 for 1.4 million Palestinian students who head to their schools today in Palestine at the start of the new school year 2023\2024.
Palestinian students continue showing creativity and willingness to enjoy their right to education despite many challenges they face. Three Palestinian schools have been demolished by Israeli occupation authorities across the occupied West Bank in the last 12 months, impacting 78 students. There are 58 schools are under the threat of demolition by the Israeli authorities.
ActionAid Palestine works in partnership in with the Palestinian ministry of education and other local partners to support improvement of infrastructure of Palestinian schools in the governorate of Hebron. ActionAid also supports recreational activities and summer camps and relief-psychological support activities to improve the welfare of children and educational environmental. AAP works in Gaza with local partners to provide children and their mothers with psychological -social support.
ActionAid in Palestine (AAP) is a part of global federation working for social justice and gender equality and eradicate poverty in more than 45 countries around the world. AAP 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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Coordinator of Advocacy and Communication in Palestine
+972 (0) 595242890
+972 (0) (2) 22 13 137