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  1. GAZA: The Needle in the Haystack: Finding the Women, Peace and Security Norms in the Gaza Conflict

    Operation Protective Edge and the costs of war in the latest round of the Israel-Palestine conflict have dominated al

    Thursday, August 7, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 460
  2. ISRAEL: MKs Call to Put More Women in Key Defense, Diplomatic Positions

    More women should play instrumental roles in determining the country's defense and diplomatic policies, MKs said at a

    Tuesday, July 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 441
  3. ISRAEL: Israeli Feminists Launch Plan For Implementing Landmark UN Resolution

    A coalition of 30 Israeli feminist groups released "A Comprehensive Action Plan for the Application of United Se

    Friday, November 1, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 134
  4. ISRAEL: Israeli NGOs Demand Greater Role For Women in National Security

    In February 1997, four residents of the north who were mothers of soldiers then serving in Lebanon established a prot

    Wednesday, September 18, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 055
  5. ISRAEL/PALESTINE: Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Shuns Female Brokers

    A U.N. resolution passed over 10 years ago requires women's involvement in conflict resolutions.

    Thursday, December 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 821
  6. ISRAEL/PALESTINE: Women Peace Activists Demand an End to Attacks in Gaza and Israel

    MADRE, an international women's human rights organization, condemns the growing violence that has killed at least 18

    Friday, November 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 649
  7. PALESTINE: PCHR Condemns the Attacks on Peaceful Assemblies in Gaza and Hebron

    The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) strongly condemns the Palestinian female police's violent dispersal of

    Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 647
  8. GAZA: Escalation of Violence as Airstrikes Hit Gaza

    The violence between Israel and Palestine is increasing.

    Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 654
  9. PALESTINE: Palestinian Women Take Business into their Own Hands

    Abeer Abu Ghaith, a poised young woman overflowing with optimism, works tirelessly to help Palestinian women achieve

    Tuesday, November 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 653
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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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  15. 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
  16. ISRAEL: Security Council

    Security Council-"Women and Peace and Security"

    Friday, October 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 467
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. PALESTINE: Palestinian Women's Union Expresses Solidarity with Women Political Activists in Iran & Camp Ashraf

    The General Union of Palestinian Women for Social Work, which has over 30,000 members and is considered as one of the

    Sunday, August 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 831
  30. GAZA: UN Convenes Open Day for the Women of Gaza

    The UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Robert Serry, received a group of 20 women leaders and

    Wednesday, July 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 566
  31. 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
  32. PALESTINE: Women Claim Their Legitimate Share

    Women's legal status is weak in patriarchal Palestinian society.

    Thursday, July 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 365
  33. ISRAEL: Israeli Women's Prayers Hit Reactionary Wall

    Noa Raz, a young woman waiting to board a bus, was recently attacked by a man because her arm bore the imprints of te

    Wednesday, June 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 218
  34. ISRAEL/PALESTINE: Women Share a Vision for Israeli-Palestinian Peace

    Concluding a two-day conference bringing together government leaders and nearly 100 experts on women's human and poli

    Thursday, June 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 182
  35. ISRAEL: Implementing SCR 1325: Lessons from Israel

    Does the incorporation of women in formal peace processes pose a threat to the possible achievements of women's grass

    Monday, May 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 102
  36. ISRAEL/OPT: Palestinian Women and Israeli Troops Clash Over Settlements

    Israeli troops on Saturday clashed in the occupied West Bank with Palestinian women and youths who were protesting ag

    Saturday, March 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 832