USAID promotes gender equality in all its funded activities in the West Bank and Gaza through recognition and fulfillment of the needs of Palestinian women and men. USAID programming protects the rights of women and aims to remove the barriers to equal participation of both genders to advance socio-economic development. By supporting gender integration in project design and implementation, USAID seeks to identify the root causes of existing gender inequalities.
USAID results in gender equality and women’s empowerment include:
Last updated: January 03, 2014