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16 days of Activism against GBV - 2019

16 days of Activism against GBV - 2019

16 days of Activism against GBV - The Palestinian Working Woman Society for Development

1.1 Launching 16 Days of Activism: Introducing the Campaign, and discussing the correlation between local proverbs as a mirror of social discourse and revealing gender violence within laws and state policies.

Ramallah - Monday, 25.11.2019 @10h00-11h30.

Chamber of Commerce & Industry - Ramallah & Al-Bireh Governorate

1.2 Launching a creative poll on VAWG titled (Violence ends when…). The event will take place at Palestinian universities and will involve the youth on their views regarding how to end and combat VAWG. Participants will be invited to write their ideas on a large poster that will be displayed at a later date.

Ramallah, Gaza, Nablus - Monday, 25.11.2019 @13h00

(Birzeit, Najah and Al- Azhar Universities)

1.3 Seminar on the economic rights of rural women in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture, followed by lighting up the Ministry of Agriculture Building  in orange to stand in solidarity with women victims of violence.

Ramallah- Monday, 25.11.2019 @15h00-17h00

2.0 Legal session on the Family Protection Bill in collaboration with Bethlehem University followed by the launch of the creative poll on VAWG that will allow the youth to share their ideas on a large poster about combating violence against women. The poster will be displayed at a later date.

Bethlehem- Tuesday, 26.11.2019 @11:00 to 13:00

4.0 Workshop on collective purchasing mechanisms led by the Palestinian Agricultural Cooperative Union (PACU)

Ramallah- Thursday, 28.11.2019,

@10:00 to 13:00

5.0 Human chain to protest discriminatory laws against women and lobby for a Family Protection Bill

Ramallah - Monday, 2/12/2019. @11:30

6.0 A workshop led by Applied Research Institute Jerusalem (ARIJ) on water resources in the West Bank and how rural women can benefit from them

Bethlehem- Tuesday 3/12/219. @11:00 to 13:00

7.0 Candlelight Vigil to commemorate victims of Gender-Based Violence  and an Interactive play to address the issue of Gender-based Violence

Ramallah - Wednesday 4/12/2019


Al- Manara Square

8.0 A media campaign on television, radio and social media to raise awareness on GBV in Palestine

Throughout the campaign

9.0 Networking Event among Palestinian women cooperatives




10.0 Closing Event- an art exhibition highlighting displaying the “Violence Ends When... project, followed by a dialogue session and a music performance.

Ramallah, and Gaza - Tuesday 10/12/2019.

@15:00 to 17:00