The Democracy & Workers' Rights Center in Palestine (DWRC)

The mission of The Democracy & Workers' Rights Center in Palestine (DWRC) is to spread trade unions, democratic and human rights culture, reinforcing the skills and knowledge of female and male trade union leaders, informing them about their rights and mechanisms of protection, reinforcing women’s role, providing them with legal assistance to enable them to achieve their right to justice, encouraging them to form representative bodies on a democratic basis, and providing them with information through research and studies to enable them to influence socio-economic policies, reduce the effects of poverty and unemployment, and reinforce respect of human rights.

DWRC's vision is of a Palestinian society where peace, democracy, social justice and equality prevail, and where human rights and fundamental liberties reign supreme among its political, economic, social and cultural principles. Their strategic goal is of a comprehensive social protection system in Palestine that guarantees the rights and human dignity of Palestinian male and female citizens.

DWRC's objectives are of a Palestinian trade union movement with representative and bargaining power, independent in its internal policy and decision-making; to guarantee male and female citizens’ right to access justice; to build a social insurances system in Palestine; and lastly to develop the organizational, educational and training capacity of DWRC.

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