The Union of Palestinian Women Committees Society
Union of Palestinian Women Committees

The Union of Palestinian Women Committees Society (UPWC) is a community organization that focuses on empowering women and ending gender discrimination. In the video linked here, the organization highlights one of its women’s empowerment projects, Beta Agricultural Cooperative Association. The association manufactures and sells soaps made by the 24 women who work together in a cooperative with shared and delegated tasks. They use innovative ingredients and work under the supervision of the UPWC.

Video Title: Beta Agricultural Cooperative Association
Created by: UPWC Union of Palestinian Women Committees Society
Video Length: 3 mins, 38 secs
Date Posted: Sept. 29, 2019
Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RulrT7yezU4

Latest Posts

Morgan Bassichis

Morgan Bassichis

Morgan Bassichis is a Jewish American artist and activist who works with Jewish Voice for Peace. Bassichis is well-known for being a comedian and writer but has also been vocal about advocacy. In a speech titled “'Not in Our Name: On Jews Rejecting Zionism,” Bassichis...

read more
Al Awda Health and Community Association

Al Awda Health and Community Association

Al Awda Health and Community Association, formerly known as the Union of Health Work Committees (UHWC), is a group dedicated to providing health services to Palestinian communities in the Gaza strip. Al Awda works toward its main goal of achieving community health...

read more
Bisan Center for Research & Development

Bisan Center for Research & Development

The Bisan Center for Research and Development is a Palestinian nonprofit working to enhance the socio-economic future of Palestinian people through the “critical development of knowledge”. Founded in 1989, the Bisan Center serving women, youth, and working-class...

read more
Addameer Association

Addameer Association

Addameer Association is a non-profit prisoner support group and human rights organization founded in 1991. Addameer, which means “conscience” in Arabic, works to support Palestinian political prisoners held in both Israeli and Palestinian prisons. Led by a group of...

read more
Jerusalem