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Tuesday, February 28, 2017
UN Women and Musawah organised a meeting with Palestinian sharia judges and international experts to discuss new directions in Islamic legal thought and opportunities to respond to needs of women in the Shari'a courts. In Palestine, the Shari’a court deals with family matters which have significant and disproportionate impacts on women’s lives.
Friday, February 24, 2017
The newly adopted Palestinian police gender strategy - also the first of its kind in the Arab States - tackles the issues of recruitment and retention of women in the police force. Beyond words on paper, read what it means in practice for women and men in the police.
Thursday, February 23, 2017
The Palestinian Civil Police officially launched its 5-year gender strategy - the first of its kind in the Arab States and in the Palestinian security sector. Supported by UN Women the strategy is the culmination of the past years' efforts of the Palestinian police to promote gender equality in the police and its services.
Monday, November 9, 2015
How to attract and retain women was at the centre of the discussions of the workshop for the development of the PCP gender strategy beginning of November. With 300 females in its rank out of a total of 8,000 staff, representation of women in the police force continues to remain low and far below international average.