Protection of women’s legal rights 2018

Roles for social change Association-ADWAR
Sharia courts
women’s and youth clubs and CBOs in the Hebron Governorate
This measure was reported by civil society.
Describe the main features of the measure/initiative: 
The project aims at empowering women who are main supporters of their families, as well as the widows and the divorced, through producing dolls of wool and other cultural artistic products that contribute to improving their economic status, such as handmade wool sheep on Eid al-Adha, wool crosses for Christmas, and wool flags in National Days. Through these products, the project is supporting vulnerable women to break the barriers accessing Family Courts, protecting them from gender-based violence, achieving gender equity through mobile family courts visits, and raising the Hebron marginalized communities’ awareness about family court services and procedures in order to make this information available for public. Through the mentioned activities, the initiative developed the vocational skills of women who suffer from tough living conditions in nontraditional fields, improved their economic conditions by reducing poverty and unemployment and opening job opportunities for them, and enhanced their participation in economic activity in order to contribute to domestic product and economic development in general.
What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the measure/initiative?: 
Contribute to raising the level of social and cultural awareness about gender equality in rights and enhancing confidence and trust in Palestinian institutions to obtain services that achieve social justice, and to improving the economic and cultural conditions of women who headed families by developing their skills in wool production.
Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)