Towards Gender Equality in the palestinian Territories

Lamis Abu Nahleh, Rema Hammami, Penny Johnson, Fawda Labadi, Johanna Schalwyk
This profile aims to strengthen the strategic link between rights and development through an examination of issues, indicators, initiiatives and opportunities in six key areas: health, education, labor and economy, poverty, law and human rights, and political participation. The political context and its economic and social consequences has consistently been an important factor in shaping the opportunities, or lack therefore, for Palestinian women and men to exercise and change their gender roles and responsibilities.