Some women's activists in the Gaza Strip are nervously reopening centers for women and girls following civil war clashes. Others have stayed off the streets fearing a crackdown against them and their work by militant Hamas forces now in control.
The 'Righteous Swords of Islam' warned that it would strike the women with "an iron fist and swords" for refusing to wear a veil on camera.
"À partir d’enquêtes sur le terrain menées plus particulièrement dans deux camps palestiniens de Jordanie...S. L. Abdallah montre comment l’histoire de l’exil et la place des réfugiés dans la société jordanienne ont construit une 'idéologie familiale'..."
The International Women's Commission for a Just and Sustainable Palestinian-Israeli Peace (IWC) was formed under the auspices of UNIFEM in concrete implementation of Resolution 1325. Their most recent press release calls to support the Unity government.
On the 28th of March 2007, Aswat celebrates five fruitful years of engaging in social change and raising awareness in the Palestinian community at their conference in Haifa, "Home and Exile in Queer Identity".
Secular women take to the streets while Hamas harnesses more women's support
So this is the story of the week, an elderly woman blew herself up in Gaza on November 23. It is extremely sad that the only way a woman’s life story can be told, is through her taking not only her own life, but the lives of others.
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