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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: Israel Has Detained 15,000 Palestinian Women Since 1967

    Israel has detained more than 15,000 Palestinian women since 1967, the Palestinian Minister of Women's Affairs said o

    Saturday, March 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 847
  3. ISRAEL: How Israel Leads World in Sex Trade Fight

    Britain is being urged to look to Israel for lessons in how to combat human trafficking and rehabilitate victims.

    Thursday, January 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 720
  4. ISRAEL: Women Living in Israel List Sexual Violence as Bigger Security Threat than Bombings

    Women in Israel have very different views on what the basic threats against their security are, depending on factors

    Thursday, August 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 301
  5. PALESTINE: In Peace, Palestinian Women Under Attack

    Occupied West Bank, Aug 16 2012 (IPS) - After the brutal murder of a Palestinian woman in late July in a busy Bethleh

    Sunday, August 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 303
  6. OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Palestinian Women Recent Cases of Domestic Violence

    Four recent cases of women slain allegedly at the hand of either a husband or father have prompted women and human ri

    Thursday, August 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 267
  7. MIDDLE EAST: Women at the Frontiers

    This week I was invited to an Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) meeting in the Austrian cap

    Thursday, July 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 234
  8. 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
  9. PALESTINE: Palestinian Rights Groups Call For Legal Protection for Women in War

    BETHLEHEM Palestinian rights groups spoke out Thursday on the role of women in conflict and peace-building.

    Thursday, November 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 468
  10. ISRAEL: Sex Trafficking to Israel Takes a Detour?

    They answered an ad promising lucrative work as au pairs in Amman, but found themselves caught up in the web of sex t

    Thursday, July 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 117
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. PALESTINE: Bedouin Women Hold Non-Violent Demo Against Razing of Villages

    Around 700 Bedouin women held a protest in Jerusalem challenging the demolition of their villages by Israeli forces.

    Thursday, August 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 000
  22. ISRAEL: Women, Children Homeless After Their Tents Razed by Israel in Negev

    Dozens of Palestinian women and children were rendered homeless after the Israeli occupation authority (IOA) demolish

    Wednesday, August 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 810
  23. PALESTINE: Palestinian Female Inmates Appeal to the Red Cross to Close Al-Damon Prison

    The female Palestinian prisoners of Al-Damon prison have called on the International Red Cross to put pressure on the

    Monday, August 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 792
  24. 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
  25. PALESTINE: Volunteer in Palestine

    Since 2002, the International Women's Peace Service in Palestine (IWPS-Palestine) has been documenting and non-violen

    Monday, June 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 316
  26. 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

    Friday, June 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 335
  27. PALESTINE: Murder in the Name of Family Honour

    At a landmark conference held recently in Ramallah in the occupied Palestinian territory, delegates were told of docu

    Friday, May 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 054
  28. OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES: Why Violence Against Women is Widespread

    Nahla*, aged 30, from Bureij refugee camp in central Gaza, said she was physically and mentally abused for more than

    Tuesday, March 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 757
  29. PALESTINE: World Bank Examines Impact of Conflict and Closure Regime on Palestinian Women

    The socio-economic impact of the ongoing conflict and the comprehensive closure regime on the Palestinian population

    Tuesday, February 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 564
  30. PALESTINE: Flourishing Palestinian Sex Trade Exposed in New Report

    Young Palestinian women are being forced to into prostitution in brothels, escort services, and private apartments in

    Sunday, September 6, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 667
  31. ISRAEL: Women Refuse Israeli Strip Search at Ofar Prison, Human Rights Organization Takes Case

    The Israeli prison administration is forcing female visitors to strip completely before seeing family members at Ofar

    Thursday, September 3, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 669
  32. ISRAEL: Traffickers Target Israeli Girls to Replace Foreign Sex Slaves

    At the start of the new century, Israel found itself with an unexpected and unwanted reputation - as a destination

    Sunday, August 16, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 852
  33. ISRAEL/OPT: Prison Toughens Palestinian Women

    In her office at the Bethlehem women's counselling centre, Khawla Al-Azraq recounts her memories from Israeli pris

    Friday, August 7, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 854