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Amerat of the Desert

Rahat, Israel | http://www.amerat.org
Joined in August 2010

About Us

Amerat of the Desert is an indigenous Bedouin women's organization based in the Bedouin township Rahat in Israel's Negev Desert. Our mission: • Improve the personal, cultural, social, and legal rights of Arab Bedouin women in the Negev region of Israel. • Advance the participation of Bedouin women in local, regional and national decision-making and leadership. • Improve their capacity to reach important health, educational, institutional, legal and social resources to improve marriages, health, and legal rights • Advocate for women’s rights-based legislation in the local community and national government. • Raise awareness about the need to stop harmful gender abuse, domestic abuse, polygamy, forced early marriage, female circumcision, and ‘honor-killing.’ • Implementing projects according to the needs of women and their families, and with their full participation in shaping projects. • Support long term, sustainable, transformative impact on women’s rights

Amerat of the Desert is an indigenous Bedouin women's organization based in the Bedouin township Rahat in Israel's Negev Desert. Our mission: • Improve the personal, cultural, social, and legal rights of Arab Bedouin women in the Negev region of…

Areas of Focus Include

  • Women

Location

  • Neighborhood 17, House no. 125
    Rahat 85357
    IL

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