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  1. Women's Peace Activism in Occupied Palestinian Territories

    Wednesday, December 14, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 544
  2. ISRAEL: Lecture, The Price of Peace

    Dalit Baum has found an effective strategy to discourage multinational corporations from doing business in the Israel

    Friday, December 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 515
  3. ISRAEL: Women's Rights in Israel Under Assault

    JERUSALEM — The subject of a women's place in public dominated Israel's headlines this week after a series of i

    Friday, December 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 521
  4. ISRAEL: We Need More Women on Negotiating Teams

    More than 50 percent of peace agreements fail within five years of being signed.

    Thursday, December 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 517
  5. ISRAEL: Impact on Women of Israel's Violence Problem

    Recently there has been increased focus on the issue of violence against women.

    Friday, December 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 492
  6. WEST ASIA: United Nations International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

    We, the General Arab Women Federation, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) and the World YWCA

    Tuesday, November 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 454
  7. PALESTINE: Palestinian Rights Groups Call For Legal Protection for Women in War

    BETHLEHEM Palestinian rights groups spoke out Thursday on the role of women in conflict and peace-building.

    Thursday, November 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 468
  8. ISRAEL: Security Council

    Security Council-"Women and Peace and Security"

    Friday, October 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 467
  9. ISRAEL/OPT: Gaza Women Struggle to Survive Economically, Says UN Study

    The Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution under George Mason University hosted an international conference e

    Monday, October 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 328
  10. ISRAEL/OPT: Palestinian-Israeli Women Lose a Voice for Peace

    The tri-lateral women's group, consisting of Palestinian women, Israeli women and female political leaders from aroun

    Wednesday, September 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 250
  11. ISRAEL/OPT: Language Becomes a Political Weapon in Israel

    Speaking to the US congress in May, Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu boasted that his country is a beacon of

    Friday, September 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 175
  12. ISRAEL/OPT: Israeli, Palestinian Women Demonstrate for State

    Several hundred Palestinian and Israeli women demonstrated on Saturday on each side of Israel's Qalandiya checkpoint,

    Saturday, September 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 157
  13. ISRAEL: Are Women Being Left Behind in Israel Protests?

    At the start of the summer, Israel's social protest movement looked like it would represent a real turning point for

    Tuesday, September 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 191
  14. ISRAEL/PALESTINE: Where Politics Are Complex, Simple Joys at the Beach

    Skittish at first, then wide-eyed with delight, the women and girls entered the sea, smiling, splashing and then join

    Wednesday, July 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 141
  15. ISRAEL: Sex Trafficking to Israel Takes a Detour?

    They answered an ad promising lucrative work as au pairs in Amman, but found themselves caught up in the web of sex t

    Thursday, July 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 117
  16. PALESTINE: A State for Palestinian Women

    The UN General Assembly in September may prove to be an important step on the road to a Palestinian state.

    Wednesday, July 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 110
  17. ISRAEL: MK: Israel Mulls Creation of Women's Affairs' Ministry

    Israel could soon have a new government ministry and accompanying minister dedicated entirely to improving the situat

    Tuesday, July 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 103
  18. ISRAEL: UN Committee: Israel Must Allow Civil Marriage

    There is no meaningful equality in Israel between men and women when it comes to matters relating to marriage and fam

    Tuesday, July 5, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 051
  19. ISRAEL: State to Shutter Half of Battered Women Shelters as NGOs Fail to Meet Basic Requirements

    Six shelters for battered women are likely to close because the organizations running them for years did not win the

    Friday, June 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 997
  20. PALESTINE: Sheikha Fatima's Humanitarian Efforts Lauded by UN, Palestinian Officials

    Palestinian officials and international personalities have hailed the support extended by HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Muba

    Thursday, June 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 900
  21. ISRAEL: Supreme Court: Katsav to remain free pending appeal

    Supreme Court Justice Yoram Danziger ruled on Wednesday that Katsav, who was convicted of rape and sexual harassment,

    Wednesday, May 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 781
  22. ISRAEL: Human Trafficking in Israel

    In February 2003, the Tel Aviv-based Hotline for Migrant Workers (HMW) published a report titled, "Modern Slaver

    Thursday, May 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 743
  23. ISRAEL/OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Budrus Shows 'White Intifada' Can Beat the Israeli Occupation

    Many have long maintained that a mass-based and sustained campaign of nonviolent Palestinian resistance -- a "Wh

    Wednesday, May 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 738
  24. Community of Practice in Building Referral Systems for Women Victims of Violence

    Monday, May 9, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 417
  25. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security, NGOWG, April 2011

    The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the April 2011 version of our Monthly Action Points (

    Friday, April 29, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 384
  26. OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: UN Coordinator Calls for Protection of Rights of Palestinians Detained by Israel

    The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator for the Occupied Palestinian Territory has called for protection of the r

    Thursday, April 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 617
  27. OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Living in Gaza: Palestine Refugee Women Bring Human Face of Conflict to Brussels

    “They say Gaza people can cope with everything. But why do we have to?

    Tuesday, April 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 577
  28. ISRAEL/OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Israeli Authorities Arrest More than 100 Palestinian Women

    Israeli troops stormed a village near near Nablus early Thursday, arresting more than 100 women as they hunted the ki

    Thursday, April 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 523
  29. OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: First Female Leader of Palestinian Party Elected

    The Central Committee of the Palestinian Democratic Union convened Saturday in Ramallah and Gaza City and elected the

    Monday, April 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 529
  30. ISRAEL: Israel's Katsav Rape Case: A Plus for Women's Rights?

    In a parliamentary government like Israel's, pretty much all executive power resides in the Prime Minister.

    Friday, March 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 468
  31. OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Palestinian Women Call for Justice on International Women's Day

    All across the occupied Palestinian territories, women took to the streets on Tuesday in commemoration of the 100th a

    Wednesday, March 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 397
  32. PALESTINE: Palestinian Revolutionaries on International Women's Day

    The Palestinian people's oppression continues primarily due to the financial, diplomatic and military support that th

    Wednesday, March 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 690
  33. PALESTINE: Palestinian Women Rally for Unity on Women's Day

    Palestinian women in the West Bank and Gaza held rallies Monday to commemorate International Women's Day.

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 689
  34. IRAN: Iranian MP Criticizes UN Approach Toward Plight of Palestinian Women

    Iranian lawmaker Fatemeh Ajorlu has criticized the United Nations for the approach it has adopted toward the plight o

    Sunday, February 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 308
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  36. MIDDLE EAST: Think Tank Discusses Impact of Armed Conflicts on Women

    Despite being the main victims in regional armed conflicts, women are still excluded from playing a role in conflict

    Thursday, February 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 139
  37. OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Little Recourse for Victims of Gender-Based

    Gender-based violence in the occupied Palestinian territory remains at epidemic levels, according to UN agencies, loc

    Friday, January 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 121
  38. ISRAEL: Committee on Elimination of Discrimination against Women considers Report of Israel

    The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women has considered the combined fourth and fifth periodi

    Tuesday, January 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 042
  39. Fourth and Fifth Periodic CEDAW Report of Israel

    The combined fourth and fifth periodic report of Israel (CEDAW/C/ISR/4-5) states the Police Special Task Force for Tr

    Tuesday, January 18, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 160
  40. OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Palestinian Cabinet Endorses First National Strategy to Combat Violence against Women

    The Palestinian Cabinet endorsed a nine-year national strategic plan to combat violence again women in the occupied P

    Monday, January 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 043
  41. OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: West Bank Marchers Mourn Tear-Gassed Woman

    Around 700 people, many of them women, attended a memorial march in the West Bank on Friday to honour a woman who die

    Friday, January 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 935