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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. GAZA: Women Suffering Heavily in Mideast Violence

    NEW YORK (WOMENSENEWS)-- From Iraq to Syria to the Gaza Strip, Arab women are paying a heavy price for violence flari

    Thursday, July 17, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 442
  3. ISRAEL: MKs Call to Put More Women in Key Defense, Diplomatic Positions

    More women should play instrumental roles in determining the country's defense and diplomatic policies, MKs said at a

    Tuesday, July 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 441
  4. ISRAEL: As Conflict Rages Between Israel & Gaza, Women Work Toward Peace

    As ongoing tensions and what has been called “the politics of hate” rises to a critical point today follo

    Thursday, July 10, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 433
  5. The Long Journey of Palestine Refugee Women

    Saturday, March 8, 2014
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 102
  6. ISRAEL: Israeli Feminists Launch Plan For Implementing Landmark UN Resolution

    A coalition of 30 Israeli feminist groups released "A Comprehensive Action Plan for the Application of United Se

    Friday, November 1, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 134
  7. ISRAEL: Israeli Media Discriminate Against Women in Politics

    A group of women journalists has investigated for five months the attitude of the Israeli media toward women in polit

    Friday, October 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 132
  8. ISRAEL: Israeli NGOs Demand Greater Role For Women in National Security

    In February 1997, four residents of the north who were mothers of soldiers then serving in Lebanon established a prot

    Wednesday, September 18, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 055
  9. ISRAEL: Women Playing Key Roles in Israeli Politics

    Thirty-seven women expect to run for mayor or head of local councils in municipal elections to be held on Oct.

    Sunday, September 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 070
  10. ISRAEL: Compromise Is Proposed on Western Wall Praying

    Natan Sharansky, the chairman of the Jewish Agency, outlined new ideas on Tuesday for making the Western Wall a place

    Tuesday, April 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 930
  11. ISRAEL: Lapid Appoints First Woman Director-General of Finance Ministry

    Finance Minister Yair Lapid on Friday appointed Yael Andorn to be the next Finance Ministry director-general.

    Monday, April 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 922
  12. ISRAEL: Tensions Flare Over Women's Prayers at Sacred Western Wall

    The ultra-Orthodox rabbi in charge of the sacred Western Wall assured a government emissary on Thursday (April 4) tha

    Thursday, April 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 915
  13. PALESTINE: Hamas Orders Gender Segregation at Schools

    Gaza's Hamas-controlled parliament has passed a law requiring separate classes for boys and girls in public and priva

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 894
  14. MENA REGION: Women Unionists of the Arab Spring Battle Two Foes: Sexism and Neoliberalism

    This year's World Social Forum, a transnational gathering of social activists, took place in Tunis, a city bubbling w

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 917
  15. PALESTINE: Women Demand Protection Under Law

    Dozens of women protested Tuesday ouside Prime Minister Salam Fayyad's Ramallah office demanding the adaptation for l

    Tuesday, March 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 877
  16. Gaza in 2020: A Liveble Place?

    The United Nations Country Team (UNCT) in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), at its annual retreat in

    Tuesday, March 19, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 786
  17. 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
  18. The United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 Implementation in Palestine and Israel 2000-2009

    Throughout the world, incidents of gender-based violence escalate during times of conflict as rape and sexual abuse b

    Wednesday, February 20, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 774
  19. ISRAEL: Israel Detains Women Over Prayer Shawls

    Israeli police have detained 10 women at one of Judaism's holiest sites for wearing prayer shawls, which Orthodox tra

    Monday, February 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 797
  20. ISRAEL: Gave Birth Control to Ethiopian Jews Without their Consent

    Israel has admitted for the first time that it has been giving Ethiopian Jewish immigrants birth-control injections,

    Sunday, January 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 755
  21. Sharansky's New Mission: Impossible?

    Natan Sharansky, chairman of the executive of the Jewish Agency for Israel, was in New York for a quick two-day trip

    Wednesday, January 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 750
  22. ISRAEL: Arab Woman Leads Israeli Daam Party

    An Arab woman who's been toiling on the fringes of Israeli politics for nearly two decades has broken out of obscurit

    Thursday, January 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 740
  23. ISRAEL: Haneen Zoabi Can Stand For Re-Election in 2013

    Haneen Zoabi is an Arab member of the Knesset (Israeli Parliament).

    Sunday, January 13, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 754
  24. 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
  25. Israel: Can Natan Sharansky Fix the Western Wall?

    He brought unprecedented attention to the plight of Soviet Jewry. He stood up to the KGB.

    Monday, January 7, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 707
  26. Israel: Likud: Habayit Hayehudi Works Against Women

    The Likud-Beytenu list changes tactics • Instead of attacking Habayit Hayehudi leader Naftali Bennett, it goes a

    Thursday, January 3, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 701
  27. ISRAEL: Hareid Parties: Women's 'Role' Not in the Knesset

    The Knesset Election Committee will discuss the possibility of disqualifying Hareidi parties because they have no wom

    Tuesday, December 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 698
  28. ISRAEL: Women of the Wall Pray for Equality

    Jewish women endure arrests, heckling and legal battles in struggle to attain what they consider their inalienable ri

    Sunday, December 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 687
  29. ISRAEL/PALESTINE: Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Shuns Female Brokers

    A U.N. resolution passed over 10 years ago requires women's involvement in conflict resolutions.

    Thursday, December 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 821
  30. ISRAEL/PALESTINE: Women Peace Activists Demand an End to Attacks in Gaza and Israel

    MADRE, an international women's human rights organization, condemns the growing violence that has killed at least 18

    Friday, November 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 649
  31. ISRAEL: Women Arrested at Western Wall While 'Praying for Peace in the South'

    Six women were arrested at the Western Wall on Thursday for wearing prayer shawls during services in a manner that ha

    Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 641
  32. PALESTINE: PCHR Condemns the Attacks on Peaceful Assemblies in Gaza and Hebron

    The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) strongly condemns the Palestinian female police's violent dispersal of

    Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 647
  33. GAZA: Escalation of Violence as Airstrikes Hit Gaza

    The violence between Israel and Palestine is increasing.

    Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 654
  34. PALESTINE: Palestinian Women Take Business into their Own Hands

    Abeer Abu Ghaith, a poised young woman overflowing with optimism, works tirelessly to help Palestinian women achieve

    Tuesday, November 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 653
  35. PALESTINE: Young Palestinian Activists Carry Out Their Role in Bringing About Peace

    In the offices of the General Union of Palestinian Women –a bastion for older-generation prominent women politi

    Monday, November 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 601
  36. ISRAEL: UN Independent Expert calls for Boycott of Businesses Profiting from Israeli Settlements

    A United Nations independent expert today called on the world body's General Assembly, as well as civil society, to t

    Thursday, October 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 445
  37. PALESTINE: Palestinian Women's Business Forum to participate in HCEF's 3rd Business, Investments & ICT Conference

    Palestinian women have long been known for being an integral part of Palestinian society, whether working for local b

    Wednesday, October 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 571
  38. PALESTINE: All-Female Ticket Aims to Be Heard, if Not Seen

    The faces of five men in business suits and one woman in a white head scarf beam under the slogan “Modern Hebro

    Sunday, October 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 570
  39. ISRAEL/PALESTINE: A Mapping of Cooperative Health Programs in Palestine and Israel

    Health is essential to the economy, well-being, national security, and future of the Middle East region.

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 712
  40. PALESTINE: Fatima Hajj: Every Palestinian Woman

    I woke up early that Sunday morning last May to attend the Nakba Day at Kass-Kass Park, just outside of Shatila Pales

    Monday, October 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 473
  41. PALESTINE: All-Female Party to Run in Palestinian Elections

    A new group running for municipal elections in Hebron is offering residents an alternative to politics as usual in th

    Sunday, September 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 362
  42. ISRAEL/PALESTINE: Israeli and Palestinian Women Launch Joint Arts and Crafts Businesses in Effort to Promote Reconciliation, Peace

    As the sun set over Jerusalem, about one hundred women milled around tables covered with hand-made crafts.

    Saturday, September 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 367
  43. ISRAEL: Israeli Women Fight Orthodox Curbs


    Thursday, September 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 328
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. INTERNATIONAL: Parliamentarians Seek to Deliver Sexual Rights

    Lawmakers from 110 countries, representing all continents, pledged here last week to intensify efforts, individually

    Thursday, May 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 085
  49. ISRAEL: OPINION: What's Going On With Women in Israel?

    Today, a full-page advertisement supporting the New Israel Fund will appear in the New York Times.

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 001
  50. ISRAEL: Close Encounters of the Unwanted Kind

    "At the demonstration today in Kafr a-Dik, I noticed looks and finger-pointing from the shabab (nickname for you

    Monday, March 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 917

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