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  1. GAZA: Women Suffering Heavily in Mideast Violence

    NEW YORK (WOMENSENEWS)-- From Iraq to Syria to the Gaza Strip, Arab women are paying a heavy price for violence flari

    Thursday, July 17, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 442
  2. The Long Journey of Palestine Refugee Women

    Saturday, March 8, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 102
  3. ISRAEL: Compromise Is Proposed on Western Wall Praying

    Natan Sharansky, the chairman of the Jewish Agency, outlined new ideas on Tuesday for making the Western Wall a place

    Tuesday, April 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 930
  4. ISRAEL: Tensions Flare Over Women's Prayers at Sacred Western Wall

    The ultra-Orthodox rabbi in charge of the sacred Western Wall assured a government emissary on Thursday (April 4) tha

    Thursday, April 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 915
  5. PALESTINE: Hamas Orders Gender Segregation at Schools

    Gaza's Hamas-controlled parliament has passed a law requiring separate classes for boys and girls in public and priva

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 894
  6. ISRAEL: Israel Detains Women Over Prayer Shawls

    Israeli police have detained 10 women at one of Judaism's holiest sites for wearing prayer shawls, which Orthodox tra

    Monday, February 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 797
  7. ISRAEL: Gave Birth Control to Ethiopian Jews Without their Consent

    Israel has admitted for the first time that it has been giving Ethiopian Jewish immigrants birth-control injections,

    Sunday, January 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 755
  8. Sharansky's New Mission: Impossible?

    Natan Sharansky, chairman of the executive of the Jewish Agency for Israel, was in New York for a quick two-day trip

    Wednesday, January 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 750
  9. Israel: Can Natan Sharansky Fix the Western Wall?

    He brought unprecedented attention to the plight of Soviet Jewry. He stood up to the KGB.

    Monday, January 7, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 707
  10. ISRAEL: Women of the Wall Pray for Equality

    Jewish women endure arrests, heckling and legal battles in struggle to attain what they consider their inalienable ri

    Sunday, December 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 687
  11. PALESTINE: Young Palestinian Activists Carry Out Their Role in Bringing About Peace

    In the offices of the General Union of Palestinian Women –a bastion for older-generation prominent women politi

    Monday, November 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 601
  12. PALESTINE: Palestinian Women's Business Forum to participate in HCEF's 3rd Business, Investments & ICT Conference

    Palestinian women have long been known for being an integral part of Palestinian society, whether working for local b

    Wednesday, October 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 571
  13. ISRAEL/PALESTINE: A Mapping of Cooperative Health Programs in Palestine and Israel

    Health is essential to the economy, well-being, national security, and future of the Middle East region.

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 712
  14. PALESTINE: Fatima Hajj: Every Palestinian Woman

    I woke up early that Sunday morning last May to attend the Nakba Day at Kass-Kass Park, just outside of Shatila Pales

    Monday, October 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 473
  15. ISRAEL: Israeli Women Fight Orthodox Curbs

    Thursday, September 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 328
  16. ISRAEL: Women Living in Israel List Sexual Violence as Bigger Security Threat than Bombings

    Women in Israel have very different views on what the basic threats against their security are, depending on factors

    Thursday, August 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 301
  17. PALESTINE: In Peace, Palestinian Women Under Attack

    Occupied West Bank, Aug 16 2012 (IPS) - After the brutal murder of a Palestinian woman in late July in a busy Bethleh

    Sunday, August 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 303
  18. MIDDLE EAST: Women at the Frontiers

    This week I was invited to an Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) meeting in the Austrian cap

    Thursday, July 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 234
  19. INTERNATIONAL: Parliamentarians Seek to Deliver Sexual Rights

    Lawmakers from 110 countries, representing all continents, pledged here last week to intensify efforts, individually

    Thursday, May 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 085
  20. PALESTINE: Silent Palestinian Warriors

    On March 8, Palestinian women rallied in Gaza and Ramallah to mark International Women's Day.

    Wednesday, March 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 894
  21. PALESTINE/KASHMIR: Enforced disappearances: Women resist in both Palestine and Kashmir

    Arbitrary arrests. Administrative detention. Abductions. Enforced disappearances. Torture. Rape. Beatings.

    Thursday, March 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 902
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  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. ISRAEL/OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Palestinian Women Suffer Harsh Violations in Israeli Jails

    Riyadh al-Ashqar, spokesman of the P.A.

    Sunday, December 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 944
  36. Forced Evictions: Assessing the Impact on Palestinian Women in East Jerusalem

    The Women's Centre for Legal Aid and Counselling (WCLAC) has issued a report highlighting the gender-specific impact

    Wednesday, December 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 104
  37. ISRAEL: Control by Femicide

    IN ISRAEL, MURDER OF WOMEN IN WHAT ARE REFERRED to as “killings to protect the family's honor” account fo

    Wednesday, November 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 592
  38. Palestine: Securing Women's Housing Rights

    Since the 1967 occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip, Israel has demolished close to 25,000 Palestinian homes in

    Tuesday, November 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 747
  39. OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Report: Palestinian Women's Rights Still Ways Off

    Last week, Euromed's Gender Equality Program (EGEP) published a report on gender equality and women's rights in Pales

    Monday, November 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 553
  40. ISRAEL: Hamas Calls Women and Children 'Military Targets'

    The Palestinian terrorist organization Hamas on Saturday said that all Jews living in Judea and Samaria (the so-calle

    Sunday, September 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 035
  41. ISRAEL/PALESTINE: Less Than Animals

    “The Russian Compound...” said Jehan Dahadha, before trailing off.

    Monday, August 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 969
  42. ISRAEL: Facing Arrest, Catcalls, Israeli Women Pray at Western Wall

    The women come from all over Israel every month to pray at the Western Wall, one of Judaism's holiest sites.

    Sunday, August 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 967
  43. ISRAEL: Why Is Israel Terrified Of A Ship Full Of Women?

    The bloody wake left by the Mavi Marmara after the May 31 Israeli commando raid has not deterred 50 female activists

    Saturday, August 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 956
  44. PALESTINE: Bedouin Women Hold Non-Violent Demo Against Razing of Villages

    Around 700 Bedouin women held a protest in Jerusalem challenging the demolition of their villages by Israeli forces.

    Thursday, August 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 000
  45. GAZA: Probable Delay Hits Lebanon All-women aid Ship to Gaza

    A Lebanese aid ship aiming to reach Gaza in defiance of Israel will "probably be delayed," organisers said

    Monday, August 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 856
  46. ISRAEL: Israeli Army's Female Recruits Denounce Treatment of Palestinians

    It was a single word scrawled on a wall at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem that unlocked something deep inside Inb

    Sunday, August 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 858
  47. ISRAEL:The Long Road of Death, Massacre in Sinai

    They are hung from trees by metal chains attached to their arms and provided with plastic bags to collect their urine

    Wednesday, August 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 851
  48. GAZA: Gaza Girls Turn to Fishing to Feed Family

    Every morning the two girls wake up before dawn, row their wooden skiff out into Gaza's heavily-patrolled waters, and

    Wednesday, August 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 753
  49. INTERNATIONAL: Human Rights Committee Concludes Ninety-Ninth Session

    The Human Rights Committee concluded its ninety-ninth session today, during which it considered and adopted concludin

    Friday, July 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 752
  50. ISRAEL: Anat Hoffman Detained for Questioning for Holding Torah Scroll at Holy Site

    Anat Hoffman, leader of the Women of the Wall prayer group, was arrested at the Western Wall on Monday for holding a

    Monday, July 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 502