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The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) is a grassroots organization of volunteers and advocates who turn progressive ideals into action. Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW strives for social justice by improving the quality of life for women, children, and families and by safeguarding individual rights and freedoms.

It is inconceivable a UN agency responsible for women’s rights is ignoring the hostages captured and held by Hamas in Gaza and the murder of innocent civilians in Israel

Sign-on letters

NCJW, Israel Women’s Network, and 140+ Women’s Organizations Call for Urgent Action – Response to UN Women’s Statement of October 13

We strongly implore UNWomen – and all other human rights agencies – to gravely condemn the
brutal attack and atrocities committed by Hamas to Israeli citizens as well as the abduction of
innocent hostages, to urgently act to protect the special humanitarian rights of women and children,
and to do everything in their power to expose and recognize these atrocious and horrific acts of
violence against women and girls and to bring the release of all hostages immediately.

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