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Assessment of the Services of Anti-Violence Centres and Shelters In Palestine

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

This report assessed the services of all five centers/shelters (Mehwar Centre, Nablus Safe Home, the Jericho shelter, the Hayat Centre and Aman Centre (Safe Home) in Gaza) that offer anti violence services to women survivors of violence against women (VAW) in Palestine. The assessment includes the role of the National Government in institutionalizing the centers’ sheltering services and coordinating their services within the national strategies on eliminating violence against women. More

Balancing Priorities: Lessons and Good Practices from Iraq, Jordan and Palestine for NAP-1325 Drafting Teams

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

UN Women has analysed the text of approved NAPs-WPS from Iraq, Jordan and Palestine, to highlight good practices and draw lessons from them. As other countries in the region are set to develop their own action plans, and NAP-WPS countries begin to develop a second generation of NAPs, this paper seeks to guide and inform the future NAPs-WPS in the region - to provide good practice on action oriented text to address the range of conflict related issues that affect women and girls. More

Gender Alert: Needs of Women and Girls in Humanitarian Action in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt)

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

The major drivers of humanitarian vulnerability in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) remain unchanged. More

This Week in Palestine - March 2018 Issue

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Through the partnership with This Week in Palestine magazine, UN Women, in collaboration with UNESCO and Norwegian Representative Office, published four articles to celebrate International Women's Day 2018. More

Understanding Masculinities: Results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) – Palestine

Monday, February 19, 2018

The International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) in the MENA region has been designed and conducted to help fill the knowledge gap in research on men’s attitudes and practices in terms of their partner relationships and their perspectives on gender equality in four Arab States, Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, and Palestine. More

Restricted Lives: Women’s Voices Under Blockade in Gaza

Monday, December 11, 2017

UN Women in cooperation with humanitarian sectors and clusters has developed a collection of women’s stories under blockade in Gaza. The stories aim to give a voice to women in Gaza who suffer the consequences of violence, poverty and limited access to services. More

Navigating through Shattered Paths: NGO Service Providers and Women Survivors of Gender-Based Violence

Sunday, December 10, 2017

The effectiveness of existing GBV interventions, as well as their problems and gaps cannot be addressed without understanding the Gaza context.This report is a first attempt to assess the achievements, continuing obstacles and gaps among the community of NGO providers in Gaza. More

Open Day 2017: Joint Actions on Women, Peace, Security, and Justice

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

The Overall objective of the Open Day 2017 on Women, Peace and Security in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (oPt) was to identify progresses and outstanding issues related to the implementation of the recommendations of the Open Day organized in 2016, which entailed a collective and comprehensive presentation of Palestinian women’s needs and demands by the Palestinian women’s civil society, in line with the priority actions of the UNSCR 1325 National Action Plan (2017-2019). More

International Legal Accountability Mechanisms: Palestinian Women Living under occupation

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

This research report identify tools and approaches for the protection of Palestinian women’s human rights in the context of a prolonged military occupation in view of informing the work of humanitarian, human rights and development actors and strengthen the engagement of various stakeholders for the integration of women’s human rights in their mechanisms. More

In the Absence of Justice

Monday, December 5, 2016

The second study report of UN Women-supported series on women’s access to justice in Palestine presents the unique challenges faced by Palestinian women in East Jerusalem to access justice and the realization of their political, socio-economical, legal and cultural rights. More

Impact Stories on Ending Violence against Women - Specialised Prosecution

Friday, October 7, 2016

Since 2013, UN Women and the Attorney General Office have been working together to strengthen investigation and litigation of violence against women cases. More

Seminar Report on Gender Based Violence (GBV) in the Humanitarian Context of the Gaza Strip

Friday, September 30, 2016

Seminar report of the international seminar on Gender Based Violence (GBV) in the Gaza Strip held in September 2016. More

Impact Stories on Ending Violence against Women - Family and Juvenile Protection Unit

Thursday, December 10, 2015

The impact story offers a quick glance at UN Women's intervention strategy and impact on women and children victims and survivors of violence when addressing the police for protection and justice. More

Access Denied: Palestinian Women's Access to Justice in the West Bank of the occupied Palestinian territory

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Where are women? Where is women's accessibility to "justice"? Are there possibilities for justice in the context of military occupation. The report delves into the spatio-temporal, socio-legal, political and economic factors and ideologies to uncover hidden abuses and analyze policies and practices that hinder women's ability to access the prevailing legal systems in the West Bank and enjoy their rights to a secure and dignified life. More

Building Ties: Towards Integrated Strategic & Policies for Empowering Palestinian Women

Saturday, June 21, 2014

One of the first comprehensive report on the situation of Palestinian women, the report explores the status of Palestinian Women in 8 sector areas - Health, Education, Social services, labor and employment, women and assets, access to justice, political participation and access to the public sphere - from key trends and challenges to strategic opportunities and policies priorities. More

UN Women in Palestine Newsletter 10

Thursday, June 19, 2014

In this issue, UN Women in Palestine newsletter highlights the integration of gender in post-disaster humanitarian response, from assessing the gender differentiated impact of crisis to increasing women’s organizations participation in humanitarian assistance and coordination. You can also read about our last programmes updates, including the development of an agro-biodiversity training manual targeting women farmers, our work with to the National Committee for Women’s Employment in finalizing its strategic action plan, or with the Ministry of Social Affairs to improve psychosocial response of social workers in dealing with women inmates. More

UN Women in Palestine Newsletter 9

Friday, May 9, 2014

In this issue, UN Women in Palestine Newsletter discusses UN Women's support to the efforts of the Palestinian Government to implement its national commitments to gender equality and women’s empowerment. You can also read about the last developments under UN Women programmes and projects in Palestine and a special interview with Lt. Colonel Wafa Muammar, the Head of the Family Protection Unit, on the FPU and her experience as a female office in the Palestinian Civil Police. More

UN Women in Palestine Newsletter 8

Friday, April 11, 2014

This month, UN Women in Palestine Newsletter highlights the role of UN Women within the UN system in Palestine. We also report on the major issues discussed during the CSW58. Plus, you can read about the last updates on our programmes, notably in regard to our work with prosecutors and lawyers in bringing justice to women and girls survivors of violence. More

Women's Access to Justice & Security (Fact Sheet)

Monday, April 7, 2014

In the State of Palestine, women and girls experience multi-layered forms of discrimination and violence due to both external factors such as the Israeli occupation, and internal factors such as tradition, religion, and normative-generated conservatism. Making the rule of law a reality for women poses challenges at every stage: from inadequate and gender-biased legal frameworks, to ineffective implementation of laws and constitutional guarantees; from lack of accountability/oversight systems to gender-blind budgets and infrastructures. More

UN Women in Palestine Newsletter 7

Monday, March 10, 2014

This month, with the opening of the 58th Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), UN Women in Palestine discusses the role of the CSW and its implications for women in Palestine and the Arab States. As Palestine starts its new planning cycle, you can also find out what UN Women does towards achieving gender-responsive plans and budgets. Plus, you can read about the new UNDP-UN Women joint programme to strengthen the rule of law, the up-coming grants scheme for women entrepreneurs, and our participation to the first Regional Arab States South-South Expo. More

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