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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Community of Practice in Building Referral Systems for Women Victims of Violence

    Monday, May 9, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 417
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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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  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. KAYAN Feminist Organization Annual Report 2010

    As we reflect upon another year gone by, we do so upon a tide of turmoil, hope and revolution sweeping across the Ara

    Friday, December 31, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 459
  28. OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Supporting Occupied Palestinian Territories' Women

    Vice-President Najah al-Attar on Tuesday stressed the need for Arab women to shoulder their role in country and natio

    Wednesday, December 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 877
  29. 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
  30. OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Palestinian Woman Enters her Fifteenth Day of Hunger Strike in Israeli Jail

    A Palestinian woman being held in prison by the Israelis has entered the fifteenth day of a hunger strike.

    Thursday, December 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 837
  31. OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Palestinian Women: UN Role Must Be Re-Evaluated

    Palestinian women leaders called for re-evaluating the role of the UN in the Palestine cause and its ability to abide

    Friday, December 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 777
  32. OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Palestine Swears in First Female Magistrate on Judicial Council

    On Thursday, Samoud Dhamiri al-Yameen was sworn in as the first female magistrate on the Islamic Judicial Council of

    Thursday, December 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 764
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. ISRAEL/OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: 'There is a Partner in Peace' – Women Key to Peace in Israel and Palestine

    A women's peace delegation – led by Nobel Peace Laureate Jody Williams – wrapped up a seven-day tour of I

    Tuesday, October 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 487
  38. INTERNATIONAL/MIDDLE EAST: ESCWA Celebrates 10th Anniversary of 1325 and Launches Study on Women's Role in Conflicts and Conflict-Resolution

    ESCWA opened today its scheduled activities of the Tenth Anniversary of Security Council Resolution 1325 concerning w

    Monday, October 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 441
  39. OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Budrus: A Palestinian Story of Non-violent Protest

    In the opening sequence of the new documentary film, Budrus, the camera follows a winding road to the home of Palesti

    Monday, October 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 375
  40. MIDDLE EAST: 'Women are not Being Utilized to Bring about Peace'

    Women are not being adequately utilized to bring about peace in the Middle East, according to Finnish President Taria

    Monday, October 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 321
  41. ISRAEL/OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Nobel Women's Delegation Touring The West Bank

    Jody Williams received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1997 for her work to prohibit landmines through the International Cam

    Sunday, October 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 258
  42. ISRAEL: Nobel Peace Laureate Denied Entry to Israel

    Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire was denied entry to Israel on Tuesday morning and detained at the country's Ben

    Tuesday, September 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 239
  43. ISRAEL/OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Palestinian Women Smuggled into Israel Again

    For the second time in the past several months, a group of about 25 Israeli women successfully smuggled 23 Palestinia

    Saturday, September 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 147
  44. OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Rabbi Ovadia's Daughter Talks Peace with Palestinian Women

    Two weeks after Shas spiritual leader Rav Ovadia Yosef called for God to “smite [Palestinians] with the plague,

    Thursday, September 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 126
  45. ISRAEL/PALESTINE: Mothers of Prisoners Mark Eid in Protest

    A committee of mothers of Palestinian prisoners met Friday outside the headquarters of the Red Cross in Gaza City, pr

    Friday, September 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 073
  46. 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
  47. ISRAEL/PALESTINE: Less Than Animals

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

    Monday, August 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 969
  48. ISRAEL: After 2 Tough Years, Israeli Ambassador Heads Home, Hopeful for Direct Peace Talks

    Shalev told The Associated Press in a farewell interview that despite near-constant criticism, she believes it's impo

    Monday, August 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 001
  49. 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
  50. 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