Situation of and assistance to Palestinian Women - Report of the Secretary-General

Tuesday, December 18, 2012
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United Nations E/CN.6/2013/6
Economic and Social Council
Distr.: General
18 December 2012
Original: English

Commission on the Status of Women
Fifty-seventh session
4-15 March 2013

Item 3 (c) of the provisional agenda*
Follow-up to the Fourth World Conference on Women and to the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly entitled “Women 2000: gender equality, development and peace for the twenty-first century”: gender mainstreaming,situations and programmatic matters

Situation of and assistance to Palestinian women

Report of the Secretary-General


The present report, submitted in accordance with Economic and Social Council resolution 2012/25, highlights the situation of Palestinian women between 1 October 2011 and 30 September 2012 and provides an overview of the assistance provided by entities of the United Nations system with regard to education and training; health; economic empowerment and livelihoods; rule of law and violence against women; power and decision-making; and institutional development. The report concludes with recommendations for consideration by the Commission on the Status of Women.

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