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Canadian Hadassah-WIZO (CHW)

International Women’s Day

Today, the world is celebrating International Women’s Day. We have two special articles to share about how CHW is working to make the world a better place for women.

World WIZO
For 100 years, CHW has stood for women’s rights. CHW has advocated for women, striving to help women living with domestic violence, single mothers, and teenage girls at-risk.

Through our partnership with World WIZO, CHW supports hundreds of programs to empower women, legal aid centres, support groups for single mothers, battered women’s shelters, and centres for the prevention of violence against women.

Click here to read a special message from Professor Rivka Lazovsky on International Women’s Day.

Hadassah Hospital
Hadassah Hospital is promoting women’s rights, advancing opportunities, and promoting coexistence, all while saving patient’s lives. Three female Palestinian doctors have joined the team of staff at Hadassah Hospital. These physicians are receiving their training and employment via Hadassah Hospital enabling them to fulfill their dreams of becoming medical professionals, treat those in need, and bring their knowledge back to their hospitals in Judea and Samaria.

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