“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
Operation Protective Edge and the costs of war in the latest round of the Israel-Palestine conflict have dominated al
Israel has detained more than 15,000 Palestinian women since 1967, the Palestinian Minister of Women's Affairs said o
Britain is being urged to look to Israel for lessons in how to combat human trafficking and rehabilitate victims.
Women in Israel have very different views on what the basic threats against their security are, depending on factors
Occupied West Bank, Aug 16 2012 (IPS) - After the brutal murder of a Palestinian woman in late July in a busy Bethleh
Four recent cases of women slain allegedly at the hand of either a husband or father have prompted women and human ri
This week I was invited to an Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) meeting in the Austrian cap
Arbitrary arrests. Administrative detention. Abductions. Enforced disappearances. Torture. Rape. Beatings.
BETHLEHEM Palestinian rights groups spoke out Thursday on the role of women in conflict and peace-building.
They answered an ad promising lucrative work as au pairs in Amman, but found themselves caught up in the web of sex t
There is no meaningful equality in Israel between men and women when it comes to matters relating to marriage and fam
Six shelters for battered women are likely to close because the organizations running them for years did not win the
Supreme Court Justice Yoram Danziger ruled on Wednesday that Katsav, who was convicted of rape and sexual harassment,
In February 2003, the Tel Aviv-based Hotline for Migrant Workers (HMW) published a report titled, "Modern Slaver
“They say Gaza people can cope with everything. But why do we have to?
In a parliamentary government like Israel's, pretty much all executive power resides in the Prime Minister.
Gender-based violence in the occupied Palestinian territory remains at epidemic levels, according to UN agencies, loc
The Palestinian Cabinet endorsed a nine-year national strategic plan to combat violence again women in the occupied P
Riyadh al-Ashqar, spokesman of the P.A.
IN ISRAEL, MURDER OF WOMEN IN WHAT ARE REFERRED to as “killings to protect the family's honor” account fo
Around 700 Bedouin women held a protest in Jerusalem challenging the demolition of their villages by Israeli forces.
Dozens of Palestinian women and children were rendered homeless after the Israeli occupation authority (IOA) demolish
The female Palestinian prisoners of Al-Damon prison have called on the International Red Cross to put pressure on the
Anat Hoffman, leader of the Women of the Wall prayer group, was arrested at the Western Wall on Monday for holding a
Since 2002, the International Women's Peace Service in Palestine (IWPS-Palestine) has been documenting and non-violen
Noa Raz, a young woman waiting to board a bus, was recently attacked by a man because her arm bore the imprints of te
At a landmark conference held recently in Ramallah in the occupied Palestinian territory, delegates were told of docu
Nahla*, aged 30, from Bureij refugee camp in central Gaza, said she was physically and mentally abused for more than
The socio-economic impact of the ongoing conflict and the comprehensive closure regime on the Palestinian population
Young Palestinian women are being forced to into prostitution in brothels, escort services, and private apartments in
The Israeli prison administration is forcing female visitors to strip completely before seeing family members at Ofar
At the start of the new century, Israel found itself with an unexpected and unwanted reputation - as a destination
In her office at the Bethlehem women's counselling centre, Khawla Al-Azraq recounts her memories from Israeli pris
Expressing deep concern about the grave situation of Palestinian women in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, includi
The spiraling violence and killings in Israel and the Occupied Territories in the past four and a half years has brou
For the past ten months, the Palestinian occupied territories have been engulfed in a bloody popular uprising against
The Women's Centre for Legal Aid and Counselling (WCLAC) aims to address the causes and consequences of gender-based
Women in Struggle presents rare testimony from four female Palestinian ex-prisoners who disclose their experiences du
The WILPF Palestine section strongly condemns the heinous crimes committed by Israel against the Palestinian people i
The United Nations theme this year for International Women's Day, celebrated annually on 8 March, is: