Women's International Zionist Organization (WIZO)

Organisation internationale des femmes sionistes
Organización Internacional de Mujeres Sionistas
Internationaler Zionistischer Frauenbund

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Founded 11 July 1920, London (UK).


Provide constructive social welfare and educational facilities to women, senior citizens and children and advance the status of women in Israel; promote educational programs for members in other countries; conduct research and educational programs on the status of women, child welfare, citizenship, education, and professional training; strengthen the bond between world Jewry and the State of Israel.

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Maintains; 800 institutions and services in Israel, including 184 for infants and children; 8 vocational and agricultural schools; college of design and arts; youth clubs; women's clubs and training centres; golden-age clubs; cultural and social activities; assistance to new immigrant families; family and community services; aid to single-parent families, bereaved families, war widows, disabled soldiers and their families; Council for the Status of Women; Legal Advice Bureaux on family matters, shelters and hot lines for battered women, centres for the treatment and prevention of domestic violence.


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Arabic, English, French, German, Hebrew, Russian, Spanish.


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Consultative Status

United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) (Special); United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 6 non-governmental organizations.
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Members in 42 countries
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 5: Gender Equality



Last News Received

11. Dec 2019
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