Research & Policy Papers
Empowering Jerusalem`s most marginalized Palestinian Women- Policy Brief
“Empowering Women in Marginalized East Jerusalem Communities,” a 2017 research report by Juzoor, a Palestinian public health non-governmental organization, may be one of the first examinations conducted through interviews with Palestinian women themselves on the status of gender equality and women’s empowerment in East Jerusalem
Empowering Women in Marginalized East Jerusalem Communities (Research Paper)
This research study was undertaken to assess the status of gender equality and empowerment of Palestinian women and girls residing in East Jerusalem
A Baseline Survey- The Use of Social Media and its Influence on Palestinian Adolescents’ Health Behaviors and Well-being
This report provides evidence on the ways in which Palestinian adolescents engage with health-related content on social media, and how this impacts their health-related understandings and behaviours.
Policy Paper - Covid -19 and Adolescent Mental Health
The Impact of Covid-19 on the Psychosocial and Mental Well-Being of Palestinian Adolescent
A survey shows that the COVID-19 pandemic and continuous lockdowns are having a significant impact on the psychosocial and mental health of Palestinian adolescents.
Rapid Assessment: The Crisis in Gaza and Impact on Adolescent
This rapid assessment aims to elicit and understand the perception of young people ages 10-19 in the Gaza strip of the current situation and its overall impact on adolescents, ultimately aiming to help to tackle the challenges faced by adolescents.
Research Paper: Variations in COVID-19 Spread and Control Measures in the Palestinian Territories
This study aimed to explore the variation in COVID-19 spread, risk factors, and intervention activities in the three Palestinian territories:West Bank, East-Jerusalem, and Gaza Strip to learn from current gaps, to overcome the current pandemic, and face future emergencies.
Research Paper: Impact of COVID-19 Lockdown on Dietary and Lifestyle Behaviors among Adolescents in Palestine
Under the auspices of the Palestinian Coalition for Adolescence Health, this research paper was conducted by Juzoor for Health and Social Development to study the negative effects of COVID-19 and the lockdown on the dietary and lifestyle habits of Palestinian adolescents. This research paper also provides conclusions, recommendations and needed actions.
An Advocacy Brief on Adolescents’ Health & COVID -19
An advocacy brief on adolescents’ health and Covid-19” has been funded by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation within the project ‘Strengthening Reproductive Health and Rights for Palestinian Youth'.
Policy Paper: The Palestinian Healthcare System During the COVID-19 Pandemic
This policy paper discusses the Palestinian Healthcare System situation under the COVID-19 pandemic. This is one out of a series of ongoing policy papers published by Juzoor that assess the impacts and risks that coronavirus has on the State of Palestine and recommendations to address these challenges. This is part of Juzoor’s contribution towards policy dialogue during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Research Paper: Impact of the COVID-19 Outbreak and Lockdown on Family Dynamics and Domestic Violence in Palestine
This study was conducted by Juzoor for Health and Social Development, in partnership with United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA), HAYA Programme, and the GBV Cluster. The data for this research was collected in April 2020 to examine the impact of the pandemic and the lockdown on family dynamics and domestic violence. This study also provides policy options and conclusions.
Policy Paper: Gender-Based Violence During COVID-19 Pandemic Palestine
Gender Based Violence (GBV) increases with crises and heightened tensions . The spread of COVID -19 has further complicated the situation in the State of Palestine living under occupation with ongoing violence as a result of occupation related policies and measures against the Palestinian people, including the siege on the Gaza Strip (GS) and simultaneously, facing an aggressive virus warranting immediate interventions and risk mitigation. This policy paper responds to the need for effective, responsive, and equitable policies, as part of the state of Palestine’s preparedness and responsiveness to protect its citizens with focus on GBV which is expected to increase during crises.