“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.”
Riyadh al-Ashqar, spokesman of the P.A.
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
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.
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
Around 700 Bedouin women held a protest in Jerusalem challenging the demolition of their villages by Israeli forces.
A Lebanese aid ship aiming to reach Gaza in defiance of Israel will "probably be delayed," organisers said
It was a single word scrawled on a wall at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem that unlocked something deep inside Inb
They are hung from trees by metal chains attached to their arms and provided with plastic bags to collect their urine
Every morning the two girls wake up before dawn, row their wooden skiff out into Gaza's heavily-patrolled waters, and
The Human Rights Committee concluded its ninety-ninth session today, during which it considered and adopted concludin
Anat Hoffman, leader of the Women of the Wall prayer group, was arrested at the Western Wall on Monday for holding a
Women's legal status is weak in patriarchal Palestinian society.
A gender gap exists at all levels of Palestinian society and has widened in recent years in the face of rising levels
They arrive with ideas for waste management, new media, health clinics and environmental education, speaking Arabic o
Women of the Wall (WOW) began in December 1988 when a group of 70 Jewish women from all streams of Judaism approached
The Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics says more than 7,000 Palestinians are currently held under life-threaten
Last week Freedom House released their "Women's Rights in the Middle East" report, on the state of gender e
Nahla*, aged 30, from Bureij refugee camp in central Gaza, said she was physically and mentally abused for more than
Israeli troops on Saturday clashed in the occupied West Bank with Palestinian women and youths who were protesting ag
Israel's occupation of the Palestinian territories, with its ubiquitous closures, checkpoints, military raids and
In order to provide a detailed look at the conditions faced by women in the Middle East and understand the complex en
On the way out of a popular Jerusalem steakhouse last Wednesday, I was introduced to an American-Israeli named Aliza.
The socio-economic impact of the ongoing conflict and the comprehensive closure regime on the Palestinian population
"If we had money we'd get married right away," says Samir*, 23.