“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.”
The UN General Assembly in September may prove to be an important step on the road to a Palestinian state.
Israel could soon have a new government ministry and accompanying minister dedicated entirely to improving the situat
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
Palestinian officials and international personalities have hailed the support extended by HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Muba
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
Many have long maintained that a mass-based and sustained campaign of nonviolent Palestinian resistance -- a "Wh
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the April 2011 version of our Monthly Action Points (
The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator for the Occupied Palestinian Territory has called for protection of the r
“They say Gaza people can cope with everything. But why do we have to?
Israeli troops stormed a village near near Nablus early Thursday, arresting more than 100 women as they hunted the ki
The Central Committee of the Palestinian Democratic Union convened Saturday in Ramallah and Gaza City and elected the
In a parliamentary government like Israel's, pretty much all executive power resides in the Prime Minister.
All across the occupied Palestinian territories, women took to the streets on Tuesday in commemoration of the 100th a
The Palestinian people's oppression continues primarily due to the financial, diplomatic and military support that th
Palestinian women in the West Bank and Gaza held rallies Monday to commemorate International Women's Day.
Iranian lawmaker Fatemeh Ajorlu has criticized the United Nations for the approach it has adopted toward the plight o
Despite being the main victims in regional armed conflicts, women are still excluded from playing a role in conflict
Gender-based violence in the occupied Palestinian territory remains at epidemic levels, according to UN agencies, loc
The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women has considered the combined fourth and fifth periodi
The combined fourth and fifth periodic report of Israel (CEDAW/C/ISR/4-5) states the Police Special Task Force for Tr
The Palestinian Cabinet endorsed a nine-year national strategic plan to combat violence again women in the occupied P
Around 700 people, many of them women, attended a memorial march in the West Bank on Friday to honour a woman who die
As we reflect upon another year gone by, we do so upon a tide of turmoil, hope and revolution sweeping across the Ara
Vice-President Najah al-Attar on Tuesday stressed the need for Arab women to shoulder their role in country and natio
Riyadh al-Ashqar, spokesman of the P.A.
A Palestinian woman being held in prison by the Israelis has entered the fifteenth day of a hunger strike.
Palestinian women leaders called for re-evaluating the role of the UN in the Palestine cause and its ability to abide
On Thursday, Samoud Dhamiri al-Yameen was sworn in as the first female magistrate on the Islamic Judicial Council of
The Women's Centre for Legal Aid and Counselling (WCLAC) has issued a report highlighting the gender-specific impact
IN ISRAEL, MURDER OF WOMEN IN WHAT ARE REFERRED to as “killings to protect the family's honor” account fo
Since the 1967 occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip, Israel has demolished close to 25,000 Palestinian homes in
Last week, Euromed's Gender Equality Program (EGEP) published a report on gender equality and women's rights in Pales
A women's peace delegation – led by Nobel Peace Laureate Jody Williams – wrapped up a seven-day tour of I
ESCWA opened today its scheduled activities of the Tenth Anniversary of Security Council Resolution 1325 concerning w
In the opening sequence of the new documentary film, Budrus, the camera follows a winding road to the home of Palesti
Women are not being adequately utilized to bring about peace in the Middle East, according to Finnish President Taria
Jody Williams received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1997 for her work to prohibit landmines through the International Cam
Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire was denied entry to Israel on Tuesday morning and detained at the country's Ben
For the second time in the past several months, a group of about 25 Israeli women successfully smuggled 23 Palestinia
Two weeks after Shas spiritual leader Rav Ovadia Yosef called for God to “smite [Palestinians] with the plague,
A committee of mothers of Palestinian prisoners met Friday outside the headquarters of the Red Cross in Gaza City, pr
The Palestinian terrorist organization Hamas on Saturday said that all Jews living in Judea and Samaria (the so-calle
“The Russian Compound...” said Jehan Dahadha, before trailing off.
Shalev told The Associated Press in a farewell interview that despite near-constant criticism, she believes it's impo
The women come from all over Israel every month to pray at the Western Wall, one of Judaism's holiest sites.
The bloody wake left by the Mavi Marmara after the May 31 Israeli commando raid has not deterred 50 female activists