Sunday, November 3rd, 2013
Coalition of Women for Peace invites applications for 75% position of Resource Development Coordinator
1. Write grant proposals and activity reports;
2. Draft budgets and monitor them closely with the Finance Director;
3. Maintain all correspondence related to grants;
4. Meet with CWP funders and maintain close communication with them;
5. Ensure that grant conditions are fulfilled;
6. Prospect for new funders;
1. Experience in resource development, Budget planning and management
2. Commitment to feminist Left politics and to the positions of CWP (see below*);
3. Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English;
4. Good verbal communication skills in Hebrew and/or Arabic;
5. Strong organizational skills and an ability to work independently;
6. Ability to work under strict deadlines;
7. Strong presentation and excellent interpersonal skills.
Please send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com by Nov. 14th.
Write your name and “for Resource Development Coordinator” in the Subject line.
The hiring policy of CWP is to ensure appropriate representation of all social groups in our staff. We encourage women from all backgrounds to apply.
* CWP works to end the Israeli occupation and promote a thorough transformation of society according to a feminist vision of justice and full equality. Our positions include supporting the Right of Return and the Palestinian Call for BDS. More information about our work can be found online:www.coalitionofwomen.or
Tuesday, September 17th, 2013
” .We may not break up on the outside, but we do crack on the inside… we partake in this same silence. By being silent.”
(Adv. Orna Kohn)
Unfortunately, sexual harassment forms a part of the reality of many women around the world. In Israel, Jewish and Palestinian , , women, straight women and lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders, immigrants and refugees, all suffer sexual violence in the different aspects of life. The worldwide statistics point out that every third woman in the world goes through rape, that every fifth woman suffers from sexual assault within the family and that every seventh man in the world goes through sexual harassment or assault. In Israel, every fifth woman goes through rape and every seventh woman suffers from sexual assault within her family
Sexual violence and sexual harassment occur on the street, at the workplace, at home, in the post office and in the bank, but they also
occur in social change organizations, political activism groups, in demonstrations and in detention centers
This position paper tackles the tension between the existing state of things and the desired state, regarding the application of values and actions for the prevention of sexual harassment in civil society organizations and activist groups, in particular.
Monday, August 19th, 2013
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Sunday, November 18th, 2012
Coalition of Women for Peace invites you to a conference marking
The International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
Monday, December 3rd, 16:00 – 21:00, Na laga’at Center, Jaffa
With Hebrew-Arabic-English translation
In the program:
16:00 – 16:30 Registration
16:00 – 16:35 Opening – Aliyah Strauss, Coalition of Women for Peace
16:35 – 17:30 Home, Violence: From House Demolitions to Domestic Violence
Farida Shaaban, active in the struggle to end house demolitions in the unrecognized village Dahamash
Atidal Abu Aeesh, Maan – Forum of Negev Arab-Bedouin Women’s Organizations
Nabila Espanioly, Director of Al’Tufula Center in Nazareth, 5th candidate on the list of Hadash to the Knesset
Ragda Elnabilsy, doctoral candidate in the School of Social Work, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Moderator: Yael Ben Yefet, Director of the Mizrahi Democratic Rainbow, active in Hithabrut-Tarabut movement
17:45-19:15 Policies of Political Persecution and Violence Against Women Human Rights Defenders
Orna Kohn, Adv. , Adalah – the Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel
Zabib Sultan, founder of the Community Center for Eritrean Women in the south of Tel Aviv
Zahava Greenfeld, active in the struggle for public housing and the Palestinian popular struggle
MK Haneen Zuaby – Balad Party
Moderator: Vered Lee, journalist
19:15 – 19:45 Dinner
9:45 – 21:00 Video Workshop and Discussion Tables
Video workshop (Claudia Levin); Women in the Negev (Muna Alhablin); Experiences of Activists (Esther Rapoport); Women and the Struggle in Jaffa (Sahar Saada); Women and Arms (Rela Mazali – project “Guns on the Kitchen Table”); Economic Violence (Asma Aghbariya Zahalka – Daam Party); Violence and Gender Difference; Women and the South of Tel Aviv (Shula Keshet); English-language discussion table on women’s rights in Israel – between international image and reality; Open-space
Friday, November 16th, 2012
The ad was published on November 16th, 2012, in Ha’aretz by Coalition of Women for Peace, New Profile, Yesh Gvul and the Alternative Information Center. For live updates and information about upcoming protest actions please follow us on Facebook.
No to the Elections’ War!
We refuse the war and blood shed
We refuse the wave of hate and incitement against the residents of Gaza
We refuse the neglect of the South of Israel for a political spin
Tuesday, July 24th, 2012
No Social Justice
Without Ending the Occupation!
45 Years of Occupation
45 years, and the occupation in the 1967 borders still continues:
45 years of denial of denial of the Palestinians’ right to freedom
About four million Palestinians live under an occupation regime in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem
The policy of Apartheid, expulsion, settlement and land theft continue
600 checkpoints, thousands of political prisoners and over 300 administrative detainees without trial
The defense and settlement expansion budgets become ever more bloated, year by year
The Summer of 2011 had seen a momentous development in Israel: Hundreds of thousands of protesters joined millions, in the Middle East and throughout the world, demanding Social Justice, democracy and liberation from the shackles of oppression.
But the economic and social situation in Israel is not and cannot be detached from the political situation, from the continuing occupation and oppression of the Palestinians.
While the regional dictators are trampled one by one under the wheels of history, the government of Israel continues its policy of denial. But the peoples of our region have already shown that no regime based on brute force can maintain itself forever.
It’s time to choose between oppression, theft and settlement – or life in peace
How can we be good neighbors with people who seek freedom and democracy, while Israel continues to deny the Palestinian people the right to independence, to freedom of movement, work, health and education?
The separation policy must stop. An end must come to the injustice which contravenes morality and humanity, to the policy of ongoing expulsion.
This summer we cry out:
No Social Justice Without Ending the Occupation! An occupation which leads Israel into a confrontation with the Arab World and an international isolation like Apartheid South Africa? No way!
Anyone who wants to see peace and a decent society must go out into the streets and say loud and clear to the young Arabs and Palestinians:
We stand with you!
Anyone who seeks peace and demands social justice must go out into the streets and say loud and clear to the government of Israel:
Dismantle the settlements! Your war is not our war. Your occupation is the destruction of Social Justice and Human Rights.
Wednesday, May 16th, 2012
Helen Clark, head of UNDP
Valerie Amos, head of OCHA
We, the undersigned, call upon the UN to ensure that the rights of OCHA employee Ms. Khulood Badawi are not violated as a result of a political persecution against her. Ms. Badawi, a Palestinian citizen of Israel and a veteran human rights defender, has recently been subjected to false defamation and personal harassment as a UN employee. Increasing political persecution and harassment of Palestinian and Israeli civil society organizations and human rights activists has been noted with great concern by the international community.
This pressure aims to undermine the legitimacy of civil society in general and human rights defenders in particular; it includes legislative measures, restrictions of freedoms of speech and association, and systematic intimidation of individuals. The case against Ms. Badawi is particularly alarming as it attempts to engage and instrumentalize the UN and its institutions in the political persecution of human rights defenders. The UN must not succumb to any form of political pressure and must withhold from opening any proceedings against Ms. Badawi, as such action would undermine the very principles upon which the UN was founded. Proceedings against Ms. Badawi, a UN employee, could directly damage civil society organizations and it’s employees. Such an act would provide a backwind to political persecution against Palestinian and Israeli human rights defenders.
It should be noted that Ms. Badawi is persecuted after expressing in a personal statement her sorrow for the death of an innocent child, a sentiment shared by all humankind and in the spirit of the United Nations Charter. It is our view that Ms. Badawi is targeted only because she is a UN employee and a veteran human rights defender. We are deeply concerned that such a precedent would serve to intimidate all UN employees and may lead to the persecution of other committed and excellent professional employees of UN institutions in Israel and other countries. In light of these developments and their far-reaching consequences on the UN and the entire international human rights community, we appeal to you to intervene in this case and personally ensure that the rights of Ms. Badawi are respected.
For more information, see: http://www.alternativenews.org/english/index.php/topics/opinion/4347-where-is-un-employee-khulood-badawi-.html.
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