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Women's and Feminist Organiation in Israel - Presentation of research project

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A Participatory Action Research Project
Co-Sponsored by the Dafna Fund and the National Council of Jewish Women

By Nancy Strichman Ph.D

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Women's and Feminist Organiation in Israel - Presentation of research project

  1. 1. A Participatory Action Research Project Past Achievements and Future Directions of Women’s and Feminist Organizations in Israel Nancy Strichman, Ph. D
  2. 2. A Participatory Action Research Project Research Methods The research process emphasized both participation and action, with engagement of over 300 individuals, including activists, nonprofit staff, academics, politicians, funders and journalists. 14
  3. 3. A Participatory Action Research Project Goals of Research Provide an overview of the current landscape Present the perspective of the many voices in the field Offer a framework and structured materials Engage the field in a dynamic process Act as a catalyst to spark further discussion Enrich the findings by providing links and citations The research aims to present a snapshot of the agendas, priorities and concerns expressed by the field.
  4. 4. A Participatory Action Research Project Topics Addressed
  5. 5. A Participatory Action Research Project Actors in the Field INFORMAL AND FORMAL GROUPS SOCIAL MEDIA PUBLIC COALITIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTES NGO ORGANIZATIONS Together with NGOs, new actors are having impact on the field - activists on social media, websites, mainstream media, activists in the private sector and community activists.
  6. 6. A Participatory Action Research Project
  7. 7. A Participatory Action Research Project Strategic Concerns:
  8. 8. A Participatory Action Research Project Key Insights Strengthening Organizations’ Ability to Influence Policymaking Building Political Power To Advance Women Enhancing Diversity While Strengthening Greater Solidarity Creating Synergy Between Organizational and Independent Activities Opportunities for Common Ground and Shared InterestsCreating Creating Developing A Broader Base of Support nFor Women’s And Feminist OrganizationsSupporting Platforms for Storytelling And Supporting Art for Social Change Funding for infrastructure and collaborative efforts Strategic conversations taking place in the field of women’s and feminist organizations are highly relevant for other sectors of civil society.
  9. 9. A Participatory Action Research Project
  10. 10. A Participatory Action Research Project for being part of this collective effort Thank you

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