The focal point of the courtyard's work is our social perspective, which lights out intersectionality of gender, economic status, origin, ethnicity or nationality. From this point of view, we understand better the everyday life of the young women and their families, who resist to this reality and create an alternative one.
The work in the courtyard is characterized by great flexibility and availability within this reality, both concrete and perceptually. Our principle of actions is based on accepting, creating intimacy, learning together with the young woman and seeing the young woman as whole person in his environment.
The development of each courtyard is based on reacting and moderating our work to the person or community we meet, and to the challenges that arise. Our key praxis is: permanent address in the community, intimate relationships, concrete aid aside to emotional aid, active mediation to social services and advocacy, partnerships and cooperation.
- Extraction of every girl or young woman's right to self fulfilment according to her will, ambitions and needs, regardless to her socio-economic status, origin or gender.
- Sharing and publishing the Courtyard’s expertise and thus contribute to the promotion of a serious and informed discourse required for broad social transformation and to promote the adaptation of the Courtyard’s unique model for use by other colleagues or communities.
- Developing and implementing new practices and action in order to promote changes in the world of young women in Israel.