|Financial Supporters and International Project Partners|
WCLAC maintains close relationships with the following financial supporters and international project partners (2014):
OXFAM-NOVIB (Dutch Organisation for International Development)
The Representative Office of Norway
Dan Church Aid Middle East
Bread for the World – Protestant Development
WCLAC recognises that volunteers, interns and professionals seeking to work in Palestine can give valuable support to Palestinian women‘s struggle for justice, empowerment and self-determination.
Occasionally, WCLAC is able to host volunteers, interns and professionals. We accept applications
|Awards and Affiliations|
ECOSOC Special Consultative Status
In 2005, WCLAC was granted special consultative status with the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), recognising it as an international promoter of human rights, with a consolidated position in Palestinian and global civil society. This consultative status accredits
WCLAC is governed by a Board of Directors which is elected every three years by members of WCLAC’s General Assembly.
WCLAC‘s current Board of Directors was elected on 17 January 2017 and is comprised of the following nine members:
Dr. Sahar Qawasmi - Chair of the Board
The Women‘s Centre for Legal Aid and Counselling (WCLAC) was established in Jerusalem in 1991 as an independent Palestinian, non-profit, non-governmental organization seeking to contribute to developing a democratic Palestinian society based on principles of equality and social justice between