The recently opened Women Center in Jabal Jawhar is an important place for women to meet and rest, and to enjoy different activities.
The Women Center in Jabal Jawhar has only been opened for a month, and already have more than 300 women joined.
-The Center is an important meeting place for women here, says Ahlam who is in charge of the Center.
The Women Center, which is run by Al Mahawer Society, opened on 9 March this year. The Center is a meeting place for women and the only of its kind in the area. The Center offers gym and sports classes, has a library and a beauty salon. Under the same roof is a Women Clinic as well as a nursery, also run by Mahawer Society.
– The gym and sports classes are very popular. Not only women from Jabal Jawhar are attending, they come from other parts of the city as well, says Ahlam with a big smile.
Al Mahawer Society is a charity organisation working with women and youth. Dr. Qais Daana is head of the society in Hebron:
– We are always looking for activities that can contribute to empower women. To have a place to meet and rest, activities for body and mind like sports and library is precious here and the Women Center is providing all that, he says.
TIPH has financially supported to the establishment of the Women Center through its community relations projects.