Women’s Health Department: We Work Hard To End All Forms Of Gender Based Violence

Department of Women’s Health in the Ministry of Health – Gaza, organized a collective stand against gender based violence at El-Remal martyrs clinic under the slogan “Hear me “, with  presence of the Director-General of Primary Care unit Dr. Maher Shamia, Dr. Sawsan Hammad, Director of Women’s Health Department, Dr. Mona Kaskin responsible for psychosocial support at Al Shifa hospital.

Dr. Sawsan Hammad said that  MOH-Gaza stands beside women who are subjected to any form of violence, to receive them, to solve their problems, and to provide psychosocial support for them. She added that society needs to raise awareness about the role of women in building society.

Dr. Mona Kaskin added that the Ministry of Health has formed a committee to combat violence against women in 2015, and this entity the establishment delivered several specialized psychological support teams distributed in all clinics and hospitals to support abused women and provide them with the necessary assistance.