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Women’s economic empowerment is not solely about economic growth. Achieving meaningful economic empowerment requires transformative and systemic change for women across social, political and economic domains. Oxfam in OPT supports the development of small and medium-sized enterprises to increase their processing capacity and profit. This includes skills training, material support, improving access to markets and facilitating links with networks, including the private sector. This case study documents learning from two of the SMEs supported by Oxfam: Al-Thuraya, a small-scale private enterprise and Qabalan, a traditional women’s cooperative, both located in the West Bank.

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