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

Authors/editor(s): UN Women & Institute of Women's Studies

Prepared at the request of the Ministry of Women's Affairs (MoWA), in cooperation and with the support of UN Women, the evidence-based policy report aimed to inform the development of MoWA Strategic Plan (2014-2016), as well as supporting the integration of women's empowerment strategies in targeted sectoral plans of line ministries. By exploring the status of Palestinian women in 8 sectors - Health, Education, Social Services, Labor and Employment, Women and Assets, Access to Justice, Political participation, Access to the public Sphere - and 2 cross-cutting issues - Violence against Women and International Aid - the report offers one of the first and most comprehensive analysis of the situation of Palestinian women from key trends and challenges to strategic opportunities and policy priorities.

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Languages available: English & Arabic

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Geographic coverage: Arab States/North Africa; Palestine, State of

Subject area(s): Economic empowerment; Education; Ending violence against women and girls; Gender equality and women’s empowerment; Gender, culture and society; Governance and national planning; Health; Human rights; Leadership and political participation

Resource type: Books

UN Women office involved in publication: Palestine Country Office

Publication year: 2014

Number of pages: 132

Publishing entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)