Palestinian Working Woman's Society for Development


General Information


Type of Organization:

Local NGO

Acronym:

PWWSD

Governorate:

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (Main Branch)

Establishment Year:

1981

Address:

Ramallah / Rukab street-Al Aqariah company building-3rd Floor

Telephone:

02-2986761

Website:

www.pwwsd.org

Fax:

02-2963288

E-mail:

pwwsd@pwwsd.org

Person in Charge

Name:

Amal Baker Khreisha

Position:

Director

Telephone:

02-2981977

Mobile:

0599659766

E-mail:

pwwsd@pwwsd.org

Staff:

Psychologist (1) Social Worker (1) Vocational Specialist (0) Community Worker (2)

Mission & Goals


Mission:

The Palestinian Working Women Society for Development is a nongovernmental organization working in Occupied Palestine, aiming for gender equality and the eradication of all forms of discrimination against women. Through empowering and mobilizing women’s participation in the struggle against the Israeli occupation, the contribution to the development processes, the promotion of woman’s political, economic and civic rights and the expansion of women’s access to justice through improving psychological well-being among women and girls, and combating gender-based violence.


Goals:

The Palestinian Working Women Society for Development’s goal is to contribute towards building a democratic Palestinian society based on (gender) equality, social justice, and respect for human rights. The strategic objectives of the organization are :

I: To contribute to the empowerment of women (especially working women) and the enhancement of their participation and involvement in all aspects of life based on gender equality and women’s human rights.

II: To contribute to the improvement of women’s psychological well-being in the Palestinian community and to combat all forms of violence against women and girls.

III: To develop the organization’s capacity and resources to strengthen self-sustainability

Target Groups


ChildrenYouthWomenMenFamilies

Activities / Interventions


Information dissemination to the community at large
Information on the current situation, relief efforts or available services
Messages on positive coping
Facilitation of conditions for community local
Support for emergency relief that is initiated by the community
Strengthening of community and family support
Support for social support activities that are initiated by the community
Strengthening of parenting/family supports
Facilitation of community supports to vulnerable persons
Structured recreational or creative activities
Safe spaces
Child & Youth friendly spaces
Psychosocial support in education
Psychosocial support to student teachers
psychosocial work
Psychological first aid (PFA)
Lining vulnerable individuals/families to resources
Psychological intervention & Clinical management
Basic counselling for individuals
Basic counselling families
Basic counselling for groups
General activities to support MHPSS
Training. / TOT
Technical or clinical supervision
Psychosocial support for staff / volunteers
Advocacy
Research

Time of implementation:

Morning

Place of implementation:

CenterHomeSchoolClinicCommunityOther

Geographical Distribution of the Services / Activities:

CityVillageCampBedouins

Cost of the services provided:

Free

Mental and Behavioral Disorders


Neurotic, stress-related and somatoform disorders
Emergency
Grief
PTSD
Adjustment disorders
Brief depressive
Disorders of psychological development
Scholastic skill
Behavioral & emotional disorders with onset usually occurring in child & adolescence
Hyper kinetic disorders
Conduct disorders
Emotional disorders (separation anxiety)
Behavioral & emotional disorders
Behavioral syndrome associated with physiological disturbances & physical factors
Sleep disorders
Disorders of adult personality & behavior
Specific personality disorders
Habit & impulse disorders
Gender identity

Training


1 - Guidance skills.
2 - Life skills.
3 - Connection and networking.
4 - The clinic, planning work within teamwork.
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