Canadian Hadassah-WIZO (CHW)
Tomorrow, November 25th, marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
It is paramount that we, on a global level, seek to prevent and end violence against girls and women.
CHW, together with World WIZO, has been a dedicated advocate to combat violence against women and promote women’s rights. CHW provides opportunities to women and children to have a way out of the cycle of violence. Through CHW supported shelters and helplines, women and children have a safe place to turn when in need; giving them a second chance at life.
This year, WIZO has embarked on a campaign in light of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and created a powerful video that critically illustrates the steps takes following an act of domestic violence.
Make this year be the year that we bring about real change.
This video of a young girl is so powerful and impactful! She perfectly summarizes the realities of gender inequality that we are still facing in 2016.
After watching this short video, you will quickly realize the importance of promoting women’s rights, advocating for the advancement of women, and raising awareness on these pertinent issues!
CHW has proudly been leading the way for nearly 100 years, and continues to do so through supporting critical programs, including shelters for women escaping domestic violence, educational programs to promote women in the workplace, and valuable programs for young girls in our youth villages.
To learn more about CHW and the work we do for women, click here.
The students from the Agricultural Department at CHW Hadassim are always busy trying new things, whether experimenting with unique vegetation, promoting an environmentally friendly atmosphere in the community, or utilizing Hadassim’s groves!
This past week was no different! Last year, the students planted olive trees and cared for them throughout the duration of the year. As it is November, the optimal month for harvesting olives, the students embarked on picking the olives!
The students collected hundreds of perfectly ripened olives and bottled them; preparing them to be turned into olive oil, soap, or simply eaten!
Have a look at the photos of the students busy at work!
We love seeing things like this; Israeli women being recognized for their outstanding achievements and breaking barriers!
Canadian Hadassah-WIZO (CHW) has persevered for nearly 100 years, advocating for women’s rights, their personal safety, health, and child care needs.
CHW has inserted itself, through various avenues, into all aspects of women’s lives. We provide access to crisis and parental hotlines for women in need. We support shelters for women and children escaping domestic violence. We support educational programs to promote the advancement of women in the workforce. And, we continue to persist in carrying out this critical work.
Join us in continuing to support women both in Canada and Israel.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month is still going strong! At CHW, we value the importance of healthcare and promoting women’s health.
Through our affiliations with Assaf Harofeh Medical Center and Hadassah Hospital, we support critical research, patient treatment, and facilities to make a difference in thousands of women’s lives as well as the lives of their families.
At Assaf Harofeh, CHW proudly founded the M. Fanny Comprehensive Breast Care Unit, which ensures that women receive same-day test results for breast examinations in order to provide them with peace of mind and quick treatment if needed. At Hadassah, we support ongoing research and facilities to provide necessary treatment to those in need.
We love Hadassah’s approach to a shining light on Breast Cancer Awareness Month through members sharing their personal messages on breast cancer! Watch their video now!