Contribution details

WATC Economic Empowerment for Political Action - Phase III 2016-2020

Activity start: 1/1/2016 - Activity end: 12/31/2020

Strategic Partner organisation Diakonia
Swedish responsible organisation Diakonia
Local implementing organisation Women Affairs Technical Committee
Region West Bank and Gaza Strip
Sida department Unit CSO
Strategy South
Sector group Democracy, human rights and gender equality
Sectors Democr. particip. & civ. society
  Budget Outcome
TOTAL 2,037,624 1,928,532
2016 382,950 382,950
2017 544,444 544,444
2018 382,950 382,950
2019 363,640 363,640
2020 363,640 254,548

Description, goals and expected results

Overall Objective: To Foster Just And Gender Responsive Regulations & Legislations Which Govern Women Cooperatives in Palestine  Long-term Impact: Enhanced enabling environment for women’s economic empowerment in Palestine. Indicator of Success: Cooperatives’ Law is at least drafted from a gender perspective by the end of the project period. Specific Objectives: Enhancing the active role of economically empowered women cooperatives in public life during 2016-2020. Fostering the role of women cooperatives in advocating for the reform of the Palestinian cooperatives law during 2016-2020. Immediate Impact: Cooperatives are leading interventions toward improving the legislations that govern their work. Indicator of Success: A women cooperative coalition is established and actively participating in setting and reforming regulations that govern women cooperatives by the end of the project.  

Results achived by the end of the activity period

This project mainly contributes to results within Economic empowerment of women. Results will be reported later in the Global Civsam grant period 2016-2020