Legal Aid Clinics & Women’s Rights Centres
Legal Aid Bureaus
In locations throughout the country, Na’amat’s Legal Department has offices staffed with lawyers who provide advice and help to women. Professionals offer help in personal issues such as domestic abuse and violence, employment discrimination, sexual harassment and illegal termination during pregnancy. As part of its continuing role as a leader in the field of women’s rights, Na’amat drafts and introduces legislative proposals to the Knesset, and submits petitions to the Supreme Court on the Status of Women and their legal rights.
Family Rights Centres
Helping over 9,000 women annually, these centres focus on the challenges of women in need, utilizing a staff comprised of lawyers, psychologists and social workers. Innovative vocational and leadership courses are also offered to women seeking to advance their careers and to start up new businesses. These centres can be found in all major cities of Israel including Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Haifa, Be'er Sheva and Petah Tikvah (a Na’amat Canada supported facility).
Women's Rights Centres
The women’s rights centres offer the following support:
- Work-related issues
- Domestic violence
- Family relations
- Single parenthood
- Special needs families
- Pre-marital and parental agreements
- Wills and bequests